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The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Germany consists of all the active Eastern Orthodox bishops in Germany, and representing multiple jurisdictions. It is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of Germany is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."


The assembly began when delegates from the 14 autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches met at the Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Switzerland, on June 6–12, 2009.[1]


The current jurisdictions in the region include the following, ordered according to diptych:

See also


  1. ^ "The Orthodox Diaspora". Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Retrieved 2024-01-20.
  2. ^ "Antiochenisch-Orthodoxe Metropolie – von Deutschland und Mitteleuropa" (in German). 2023-12-19. Retrieved 2024-01-20.
  3. ^ "Deanery of Germany | Type de lieu". Archdiocese of Orthodox Churches of Russian Tradition in Western Europe (in French). Retrieved 2024-01-20.