Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma
Eparchia Sancti Iosaphat Parmensis
Basic information
Location Parma, Ohio, United States
Territory Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina
Population 11,058 Catholics
Liturgical rite Byzantine
Particular Church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Ecclesiastical province Ukrainian Catholic Metropolia of Philadelphia
Established December 5, 1983
Cathedral St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
Bishop John Bura
Website Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Parma
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Metropolitan Stefan Soroka, Archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia
Bishop John Bura, Apostolic Administrator of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma
Map of the Eparchy of Parma

Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma is a diocese of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the United States, with its seat in Parma, Ohio. It was established in 1983 by Pope John Paul II. The first bishop was Robert M. Moskal. The current apostolic administrator is Bishop John Bura, who was formerly the auxiliary bishop of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia. The eparchy encompasses parishes in:

Metropolia of Philadelphia for the Ukrainians[edit]

The eparchy is one of three suffragan eparchies of the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolia of Philadelphia, which also includes the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Nicholas of Chicago, and the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Stamford,

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Coordinates: 41°24′25″N 81°42′46″W / 41.40685°N 81.71266°W / 41.40685; -81.71266