Orthodox Christianity in Uzbekistan

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Orthodox Christianity in Uzbekistan is a major proportion of Christianity in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan has a Muslim majority. According to a 2009 US State Department release, about 5% of the population of Uzbekistan are orthodox, many of whom are ethnic Russians.[1] There are Armenians in Uzbekistan. As of May 15, 2008, the Armenian Apostolic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church were the only registered Orthodox denominations.[2]

Russian Orthodox Church[edit]

The Russian Orthodox Church in Uzbekistan falls within the area of Tashkent and Central Asian Eparchy, which is headed by an archbishop. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uzbekistan". State.gov. 2012-01-31. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan". State.gov. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  3. ^ "Ńontemporary mission Russian Orthodox Church among muslims". Mission-center.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 

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