Our Diocese

December 4, 1982
Pope John Paul II established the Apostolic Exarchate for Romanian Byzantine.

March 26, 1987
Apostolic Exarchate for Romanian Byzantine is elevated to the Rank of an Eparchy (Diocese).

Jurisdiction
The Jurisdiction of the Romanian Catholic Diocese of Canton extends territorially to all of the United States and as of 2010 with Decree No.: 215/2004 from the Congregation of the Eastern Churches, the jurisdiction includes also the 2 established parishes in Canada, Toronto – Annunciation parish and Montreal – Nativity of the Mother of God parish.

Bishop
Most Rev. John Michael Botean, Bishop of the Eparchy of St. George in Canton.

Chancery
1121 44th Street NE Canton, OH 44714-1297.
Tel.: 330-493-9355; Fax: 330-493-9963.
Website address: www.romaniancatholic.org
E-mail address: ovim@rcdcanton.org
Chancellor: Very Rev. Ovidiu Marginean

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