The Consistory of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A., with the permission of Archbishop Demetrios of America, Diocesan Locum Tenens and Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, is recommending Fr. Gregorios Tatsis, Presiding Priest of the oldest Orthodox parish community in the United States, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the successor of the beloved Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos, of blessed memory. Fr. Gregorios's name will be presented to a Special Assembly which will be convened in July at the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; other eligible names, after vetting, may be presented to the Assembly also. The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese will be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the diocese under the omophorion of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.