A newly elected Metropolitan for the Orthodox Church in America

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Today the Orthodox Church in America elected Bishop Jonah as their new Metropolitan bishop (the Primate). Metropolitan Jonah is the 8th and he's only a been a bishop for Metropoliotan Jonah.jpg10 days!

Born in 1959, received into the Orthodox faith in 1978, ordained a priest in 1995 and ordained a bishop in 2008. He's been a monk for the last 12 years.

The announcement is published here.

Listen to Metropolitan Jonah address some questions regarding faith and matters pertaining to the Church.

Eis polla eti, Despota!

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Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.



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