The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Scandinavia consists of all the active Eastern Orthodox bishops serving Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland, and representing multiple jurisdictions. It is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of Scandinavia 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". Retrieved 2024-01-16.
  2. ^ Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe - Deanery of Scandinavia (official)