Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church in America

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Denominational Profile

History

Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A.

split into  Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church in America (1951)

 

The church was founded in 1951 by John Chrysostom More-Moreno.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1954 7 1 39
1955 7 1 39
1956 7 1 39
1957 4 1 -
1960 2 2 46
1961 4 2 79
1962 5 4 125
1963 8 5 155
1964 8 5 165
1965 6 4 180
1966 5 3 160
1967 5 3 225
1968 5 3 243
1969 5 3 257
1970 5 3 275
1971 6 3 293
1972 7 2 265
1973 8 3 327
1974 13 4 315

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The National Council of Churches' data collection was discontinued after the 2012 Yearbook was published, and has been resumed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The tables and graphs will be updated when the new collection is available. See the Yearbook of Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]


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