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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Greek Orthodox Diocese of North and South America
  • Greek Archdiocese of North and South America

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Hellēnikē Orthodoxos Archiepiskopē Amerikēs
  • Hiera Archiepiskopē tēs Amerikēs

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



"The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Orthodox Church today, numbering over 250 million worldwide, is a communion of self governing Churches, each administratively independent of the other, but united by a common faith and spirituality..." -http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/about


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF n 00020508

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was revised by Beth Bayley on November 26, 2013


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