Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

/*Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania

Kisha Orthodhokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë*/

Coat of arms

Founder

Theofan Stilian Noli

Independence

1922

Recognition

Autocephaly recognised in 1937 by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Primate

Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania Anastasios Yannoulatos

Headquarters

Tirana, Albania

Territory

Albania

Possessions

Language

Albanian, Greek[1]

Adherents

700,000[2]

Website

http://www.orthodoxalbania.org/

The Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania (Albanian: Kisha Orthodhokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë) is one of the newest autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches. It became autocephalous in 1937, gaining, thus, recognition by the Patriarch of Constantinople.

From: Wikipedia



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