Georges Dankaye', Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate
An apostolic exarchate
is created by the Vatican for the pastoral care of Catholics in an area outside the territory of the Eastern Catholic church to which they belong.
Bulgarian territorial-national aspirations upon Macedonia in modern times basically have been derived from two historical events relating to 19th century Bulgarian history: the establishment of the Bulgarian Exarchate
in 1870 by the Ottoman sultan, and the creation of the Great Bulgaria in 1878 according to the "St.
In the early 1890s, Russia reinitiated discussions aimed at reconciling the patriarchate and the exarchate
and maintaining the status quo in the disputed region of Macedonia.
The German invasion forced the Soviets to abandon their plans for a major anti-religious campaign and, with the flight of Metropolitan Nikolai from his exarchate
to Moscow, simultaneously opened the possibility for Dionizy to reassert his control over this portion of his former jurisdiction.
Properties of the Bulgarian Exarchate
in Istanbul are not only of material value.
This is why the people, the individuals identified as citizens (as a subject without a personal mark--identity) are showing a tough resistance to the modern exarchate
18) As Fr John wrote in his article Orthodox Theology in the Contemporary World (Messenger of the Western-European Patriarchal Exarchate
12) As late as 1982, an exarchate
was established in America for Chaldean Catholics who "having left their own regions, have found a new place to live and work in the welcoming lands of the United States of America.
Armenian Church of North America Eastern Diocese New York, New York Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church Eastern US and Canada New York, New York Armenian Church of North America Western Diocese Burbank, California Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church Los Angeles, California Armenian Apostolic Catholic Exarchate
For Armenian Catholics in the US & Canada New York, New York Armenian Missionary Association of America, Inc.
El-Hage, Maronite Patriarchal Exarchate
, Bishop Suheil Dawani, Episcopal Church
The original Exarchate
extended over present-day northern Bulgaria (Moesia), Thrace without the Vilayet of Adrianople, as well as over north-eastern Macedonia.