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).

The Jurisdiction of the Romanian Catholic Diocese of Canton extends territorially to all of the United States and as of December 15, 2012 with Decree No.: 215/2004 from the Congregation of the Eastern Churches given in Rome on April 16, 2013, the jurisdiction includes also entire Canada.

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

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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