OCA Elects Archbishop Tikhon as Metropolitan of All America and Canada


On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, His Eminence, Archbishop Tikhon, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) during their 17th All-American Council at Holy Trinity Church in Parma, Ohio.

His Eminence Metropolitan Philip, on behalf of the hierarchs and all of the faithful of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, extends his best wishes and prayers for Metropolitan-Elect Tikhon, that the Lord will grant him many years, and that the Lord will richly bless our brothers and sisters in the OCA.