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Stefan Soroka

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Stefan Soroka

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Your Grace

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The Most Reverend

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Stefan Soroka (born November 13, 1951) is a Canadian prelate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), currently serving as Archbishop of Philadelphia and Metropolitan of the UGCC in the United States.


He was born to Ivan (1920–1993) and Anna (née Galek, 1920–1973) Soroka in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where his family had immigrated that exact same year. After studying at the Catholic University of America, the University of Manitoba, and St. Josaphat Seminary, Soroka was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Maxim Hermaniuk, C.Ss.R., on June 13, 1982. He then served as Vice-Chancellor (1985–1994) and Chancellor (1994–1996) of Winnipeg, along with doing pastoral work.

On March 29, 1996, Soroka was appointed Titular Bishop of Acarassus and Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar General of Winnipeg. He received his episcopal consecration on the following June 13 from Archbishop Michael Bzdel, C.Ss.R., with Bishops Cornelius Pasichny, OSBM, and Wolodymyr Paska serving as co-consecrators, in the Cathedral of Ss. Vladimir and Olga.

Soroka was named the sixth Archbishop of Philadelphia on November 29, 2000, and was installed as such on February 27, 2001. In this capacity, he is the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Philadelphia, which is in full communion with the Holy See.

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Additional Background

  • Soroka's only sibling is a twin brother named Joseph, who serves as a police officer in Winnipeg.
  • He obtained his bachelorate in theology from the CUA in May 1982, and his master's in social work from the University of Manitoba in May 1973.
  • References

    Stefan Soroka Wikipedia