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Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor) (b. 1933 in Canonsburg, PA) was the primate of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) from 1977 until his retirement in 2002. On April 2, 2002, Metropolitan Theodosius (who had suffered a series of strokes) submitted a petition to the Holy Synod of the OCA, requesting his retirement. The Holy Synod granted his request, and announced an election for his replacement to be held on July 22, at the OCA's Thirteenth All-American Council in Orlando He was succeeded by Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko).
|Consecrated by:||Ireney (Bekish)|
|Date of consecration:||May 6, 1967|
|Bishop||Date of consecration|
|Nathaniel (Popp)||November 15, 1980|
|Tikhon (Fitzgerald)||May 30, 1987|
|Nikolai (Soraich)||April 22, 2001|
|Nikon (Liolin)||May 25, 2002|
|Archbishop of New York and New Jersey|
| Succeeded by|
|Primate of the Orthodox Church in America|
October 25, 1977–July 21, 2002
| Succeeded by|
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