The HOLY SYNOD
of the
ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMERICA

SYNODAL DECREE
Of the Episcopal Election of
Archpriest Stephen Fitzgerald

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

The Holy Synod of The Orthodox Church in America, at its session held on the seventeenth day of March, in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, has elected you to be Bishop of the God-protected city of San Francisco, ruling Bishop of the Diocese of the West, in virtue of which this Synodal Decree has been issued and signed by the members of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America, present on that occasion.

+ THEODOSIUS
Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada

+ KYRILL
Bishop of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania

+ PETER
Bishop of New York and New Jersey

+ DMITRI
Bishop of Dallas and the South

+ HERMAN
Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania

+ GREGORY
Bishop of Sitka and Alaska

+ BORIS
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest

+ NATHANIEL
Bishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate

+ JOB
Bishop of Hartford and New England

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