Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

The Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia (Czech: Pravoslavná církev v Českých zemích a na Slovensku; Slovak: Pravoslávna cirkev v českých krajinách a na Slovensku) is a self-governing body of the Eastern Orthodox Church that territorially covers the countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The current primate of the Czech and Slovak Orthodox Church is Rastislav of Prešov [cs] (born Ondrej Gont), Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia since 2014.

Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia
Pravoslavná církev v Českých zemích a na Slovensku (Czech)
Pravoslávna cirkev v českých krajinách a na Slovensku (Slovak)
ClassificationEastern Orthodox
PrimateRastislav (Gont)
Bishops6
Parishes172
LanguageChurch Slavonic,
Czech and Slovak
HeadquartersPrague, Czech Republic
Prešov, Slovakia
Territory Czech Republic
 Slovakia
Possessions
FounderSs. Cyril and Methodius
Independence1951, 1998
RecognitionAutocephaly recognised in 1951 by the Russian Orthodox Church and in 1998 by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Members100,000[1]
Official websiteCzech official website
Slovak official website