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The Diocese of the South is a diocese of the Orthodox Church in America. It is currently under the leadership of His Beatitude, the Most Reverend Jonah (Paffhausen), as locum tenens following the retirement Archbishop Dmitri (Royster) on March 31, 2009. Its territory includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

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Diocesan Council

  • His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri, Chair
  • Milos Konjevich, Treasurer

Members

  • V. Rev. Dimitri Cozby
  • V. Rev. Ernesto Rios
  • V. Rev. Peter Smith
  • V. Rev. Mark Stevens
  • Rev. Marcus Burch
  • Rev. Stephen Freeman
  • Chuck Dionysius Doten
  • Bruce Humphrey
  • E. Ray Lanier
  • Jeanette Parker
  • Ed Stickle
  • Robert Vranes

Metropolitan Council Representatives

  • V. Rev. Alexander Fecanin
  • Gary George Popovich

Publications

  • The Dawn
  • Monthly diocesan newspaper (Contains articles in Russian, Spanish, and English)

His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri, Editor

Institutions

  • St. Michael's Skete in Canoñes, NM
  • St. Mary and Martha Orthodox Monastery in Wagner, SC

Deaneries

  • Appalachian Deanery
  • Carolinas Deanery
  • Central Florida Deanery
  • Southcentral Deanery
  • Southeastern Deanery
  • South Florida Deanery

Ruling bishops

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