Syriac-Greek Antiochian Orthodox Catholic Church

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Denominational Profile

History

Syro-Russian Orthodox Catholic Church

renamed toSyriac-Greek Antiochian Orthodox Catholic Church (2008)

 

The Syriac-Greek Antiochian Orthodox Catholic Church was originally established in May of 1892 as the American Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of America; this was canonized by His Holiness Ignatius Peter III, Patriarch of Antioch. It took its current name in 2008.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
2008 212 180 22,895
2009 169 207 20,020

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]