Diocese of Bălți and Fălești

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The Diocese of Bălți and Fălești is an eparchy or diocese of the Moldovan Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate with its seat at the Cathedral of Sts. Constantine and Helena in Bălți, Moldova.

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The Diocese of Bălți and Fălești was established on October 6, 2006, by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church out of the territory of the Diocese of Chişinău. The Holy Synod elected Archimandrite Marchel (Mihăescu) as the first Bishop of Bălți and Fălești.

As of 2010 the Eparchy consisted of 104 parishes, 2 monasteries, and 3 sketes served by 129 full-time priests and 10 deacons.

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