“the full responsibility and duty of caring and providing for American Orthodoxy in the special sense of Orthodox Catholic people born in America and primarily of whatever nationality or linguistic character or derivation not satisfactorily provided with proper canonical Orthodox Catholic care..., or who may wish to attach themselves by the properly and legally provided means to an autonomous, independent, American Orthodox Catholic Church.”

This was the charge of Metropolitan PLATON
to the first Primate of our Church,
Archbishop +AFTIMIOS of blessed memory

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