In November 2004, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops commissioned the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University to design and conduct an annual survey of all member dioceses and eparchies
, or dioceses of the Eastern Orthodox churches that are associated with the USCCB.
The UGCC has 9 eparchies
, 2 exarchates, 3,480 communities, and 2,191 clergy members.
The language by which the first Byzantine Catholic eparchies
in North America were erected in 1924 reflects this geographic determinism.
The UOC-KP had 31 eparchies
, 3,721 communities, and 2,816 clergy members.
Regarding the first area, Stone-Bridge states that most dioceses and all eparchies
did not allow its staff to conduct audits at the parish level.
Podkrepa" say in some eparchies
high-ranking clerics demonstrate wealth such as expensive automobiles, while other priests receive less than the minimum wage in the country, and the discrepancy stirs lots of tensions among the above.
The Organising Committee, composed of the Chancellors of all five Ukrainian Catholic Eparchies
in Canada, and headed by Auxiliary Bishop for Ukrainians of Winnipeg David Motiuk, spent six months in preparation for this Conference.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) has 36 eparchies
and 10,566 communities, most of which are located in the central, southern, and eastern parts of the country.
diocese and three Eastern Catholic eparchies
(see Page 9) have refused to comply with audits mandated by the bishops' own charter.
Presently, the UCWLC has 113 branches across six provinces within the four eparchies
and one archeparchy, and a membership of 5300.
In the auditors' recommendations, they strongly encouraged dioceses and eparchies
to extend the auditing process into parishes, where procedures are--or are not--executed.
They arrived from 71 out of the 72 Canadian dioceses, plus the Ukrainian, Slovak, Maronite and Melkite eparchies
have proven that, as have the leaders of seven Eastern rite eparchies
in the United States who have never submitted to the charter.
At the same time he devoted special attention to the Ukrainian communities of the diaspora, whom he helped by the erection of Eparchies
(Editor: see Ukrainians in Canada in this edition).
A Youth Day Cross, a simple wooden cross four meters high, weighing 30 kg, will have arrived from Rome in early April and will travel through all the dioceses and eparchies