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{| class ="infobox" style="width: 25em; text-align: left; font-size: 95%;" |+ style="font-size: larger"| '''Greek Orthodox Metropolises''' |- align=center !colspan=2|'''Metropolis of San Francisco''' |- align=center !colspan=2| |- !colspan=2| |----- align=center bgcolor="c0c0c0" !colspan=2|'''Personnel''' |----- |Metropolitan |[[Gerasimos (Michaleas) of San Francisco|Gerasimos (Michaleas)]] |- |Total Metropolitan Priests |64 |- |Permanent Deacons |7 |- |Religious Brothers & Sisters |n/a |- |----- align=center bgcolor="c0c0c0" !colspan=2|'''Geography''' |- |Location |[[West Coast of the United States]], [[United States]] |- |Cathedral |Annunciation Cathedral |- |----- align=center bgcolor="c0c0c0" !colspan=2|'''Vital Statistics''' |- |Total Parishes |70 |- |Total Orthodox Population |n/a |- |Total Population |n/a |} The '''Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco''' is an ecclesiastical territory or [[diocese|metropolis]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Church]] in the [[West Coast of the United States|Pacific region]] of the [[United States]], encompassing the states of [[Alaska]], [[Arizona]], [[California]], [[Hawaii]], [[Nevada]], [[Oregon]], and [[Washington (U.S. state)|Washington]]. It is part of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]] and is led by a [[metropolitan bishop]] who serves as the [[priest]] of the [[mother church]], Annunciation Cathedral in the [[San Francisco, California|City of San Francisco]]. Right Reverend Metropolitan Gerasimos was enthroned as the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of San Francisco on April 2, 2005, following his election to that post by the [[Holy Synod]] of the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]] in [[Phanar]], [[Constantinople]], [[Turkey]]. ==Metropolitans of San Francisco== *1979-2004 - [[Metropolitan Anthonony (Gergiannakis) of San Francisco]] *2005-Present - [[Metropolitan Gerasimos (Michaleas) of San Francisco]] ==External links== * [http://www.sanfran.goarch.org/gerasimos/gerasimos_bio.html Official biography] of Metropolitan Gerasimos from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco * News release from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America concerning [http://www.goarch.org/en/special/met_anthony/ Metropolitan Anthony's] passing, with biography * Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America [http://www.goarch.org/en/archdiocese/yearbook/pdf/2007.pdf 2007 Yearbook] {{coord missing|San Francisco County, California}}