Вселенский Патриарх Варфоломей, архиепископ всея Америки Елпидофор, архимандрит Александр (Беля)

Vicar of the Slavic Orthodox Vicariate Archimandrite Alexander (Belya) Elected Bishop

June 16, 2022

On June 15, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Church of Constantinople chaired by His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew elected Archimandrite Alexander (Belya), the Vicar of the Slavic Orthodox Vicariate, to be an auxiliary bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with the episcopal title of the once renowned Diocese of Nicopolis. 

The rite of episcopal ordination of Archimandrite Alexander (Belya) will take place on July 30 at the Cathedral of St. Matrona of Moscow in Miami.