Diocese of Eastern America

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Eparchies of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North America

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America or Eastern American Diocese is a Serbian Orthodox Church diocese located in the United States and in some countries of South America. Its headquarters are now in Warren, New Jersey and no longer in Adams Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, near Mars.[1][2]

The Holy Assembly of Bishops of 1991 ceded areas in South America to this diocese. In South America the Diocese of Eastern America has churches in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Dominican Republic.[3]

On May 26, 2011, by decision of the Holy Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, parishes in South and Central America were allocated in the new Buenos Aires diocese.

The diocese operates 58 churches and parishes in the United States in Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. A parish in Maryland serves residents of the District of Columbia.

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  1. ^ "Contact Information." Diocese of Eastern America. Retrieved on February 26, 2011. "Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America 138 Carriage Hill Drive Mars, PA 16046"
  2. ^ "Adams township, Butler County, Pennsylvania." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on February 26, 2011.
  3. ^ "Parishes." Diocese of Eastern America. Retrieved on February 26, 2011.

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