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Orthodox prelate retires following allegation of affair

September 19, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Patriarch John X, the head of the Patriarchate of Antioch (CNEWA profile), has accepted the resignation of Metropolitan Joseph of North America, and expressed the desire that the prelate “may complete the remaining time of his life in peace and repentance.”

Metropolitan Joseph’s retirement follows an allegation of a 16-year affair with a married woman.

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