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Alexander Chira

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Name  Alexander Chira

Died  May 26, 1983
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Bishop Alexander Chira was a bishop of the Ruthenian Catholic Church. His immediate predecessor was Bishop Theodore G. Romzha. He is designated as a Confessor of the Faith.

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Personal information

Chira was born January 17, 1897, in the village of Vulchivc'i, Máramaros County. His death was in exile on May 26, 1983.

Chira "was one of the many victims of the Soviet persecution of the Greek Catholic Church." While in a concentration camp in 1956, Chira clandestinally was appointed a Bishop.

References

Alexander Chira Wikipedia


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