Czech and Slovak Orthodox Church

Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

Founder

Ss. Cyril and Methodius

Independence

1951, 1998

Recognition

Autocephaly recognised in 1951 by the Russian Orthodox Church and in 1998 by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Primate

Metr. Christopher

Headquarters

Prague, Czech Republic

Prešov, Slovakia

Territory

Czech Republic and Slovakia

Possessions

Language

Church Slavonic

Adherents

100,000[1]

Website

Official website in the Czech Republic (in Czech)

Official website in Slovakia (in Slovak)

The Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia is a self-governing body of the Eastern Orthodox Church that territorially covers the countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The primate is His Beatitude, Metropolitan Christopher of Prague and the Czech Lands and Slovakia, who was elected on May 2, 2006.

From: Wikipedia



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