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Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Canada Archbishop Sotirios of Canada With the advent of the coronavirus, our churches were closed to the public on March 17, 2020, by order of the government authorities in Canada (we are generally referring to government authorities in Canada, because matters in regard to health do not fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government, but rather under the jurisdiction of provincial governments and local municipalities). The churches reopened on June 12, 2020. For the period between June 12 to July 3, 2020, the churches dispersed Holy Communion normally, until one or more persons (their…

Source: Orthodox Times The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate elected unanimously today three new assistant bishops to the Archdiocese of Canada at the request of Archbishop Sotirios of Canada. Archimandrite Dimitrios Antonopoulos was elected Bishop of Zinoupolis, Archbishop Nektarios Mostratos was elected Bishop of Keramos and Archimandrite Alexandros Salmas was elected Bishop of Patara.