Archbishop Tikhon of Philadelphia elected Metropolitan of the Orthodox Church of America: Anglican Ink, November 13, 2012 November 13, 2012Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, Orthodox Church in America.
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Archbishop Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania has been elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.
Meeting at Holy Trinity Church in Parma, Ohio, 593 delegates elected the 46 year old convert from the Episcopal Church on the third ballot. Tikhon succeeds Metropolitan Jonah of Washington – also a convert from the Episcopal Church – as leader of the church.
Read it all in Anglican Ink.