Archbishop Rostislav of Prešov Elected as the Metropolitan Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

Archbishop Rostislav of Prešov

Archbishop Rostislav of Prešov

OCP News Service
12/1/14

Europe: The extraordinary Synod held on 11th Januray 2014, has elected Archbishop  Rostislav of Prešov as the new head of  the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. Forty nine delegates attended where 87% of the votes were made in favor of Archbishop Rostislav. Archbishop Rostislav also served as the Locum Tenens of the Metropolitan See of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands  after the resignation of the former Metropolitan Christopher.

Enthronement of the new primate will be held  at the Alexander Nevesky Cathedral in Presov. Exact date and timings will be announced  shortly.

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