Finnish Orthodox Church

Finnish Orthodox Church

Coat of arms

Founder

Nicholas II in 1892

Independence

1917

Recognition

Autonomy recognised in 1923 by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and in 1957 by the Russian Orthodox church.

Primate

Archbishop of Karelia and all Finland Leo (Makkonen)

Headquarters

Kuopio, Finland

Territory

Finland

Possessions

Estonia

Language

Finnish, Swedish, Russian, Greek

Adherents

58 000[1]

Website

Finnish Orthodox Church

The Finnish Orthodox Church (Finnish: Suomen ortodoksinen kirkko; Swedish: Finska Ortodoxa Kyrkan) is an autonomous Orthodox archbishopric of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Church has a legal position as a national church in the country, along with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.[2]

From: Wikipedia



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