List of religious leaders in 2004


List of religious leaders in 2004

2003 religious leaders - Events of 2004 - 2005 religious leaders - Religious leaders by year----

See also:
*List of state leaders in 2004
*List of international organization leaders in 2004

Catholic churches

*Roman Catholic Church - John Paul II, Pope (1978-2005)
*Albanian Catholic Church - Hil Kabashi, Apostolic Administrator (1996-present)
*Ambrosian Catholic Church -
*Anglican Catholic Church - John-Charles Vockler, Metropolitan and Archbishop
*Armenian Catholic Church - Nerses Bedros XIX, Patriarch of the Catholic Armenians (1999-present)
*Belarusian Catholic Church -
*Bulgarian Catholic Church - Christo Proykov, Archbishop of Sofia (1995-present)
*Chaldean Catholic Church - Emmanuel III Delly, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church (2003-present)
*Coptic Catholic Church - Stephanos II, Patriarch of Alexandria (1986-present)
*Croatian Greek Catholic Church - Slavomir Miklovš, Bishop of Križevci (Byzantine) (1983-present)
*Georgian Catholic Church -
*Greek Catholic Church - Anarghyros Printesis, Archbishop of Athens (1975-present)
*Hungarian Catholic Church - Szilárd Keresztes, Archbishop of Hajdúdorog (1988-present)
*Maronite Catholic Church - Nasrallah Sfeir, Maronite Patriarch (1986-present)
*Melkite Catholic Church - Grégoire III Laham, Patriarch of the Melkite Catholic Church (2000-present)
*Mozarabic Catholic Church -
*Romanian Catholic Church - Lucian Muresan, Metropolitan of Romania (1994-present)
*Russian Catholic Church -
*Ruthenian Catholic Church - Milan Sasik, Archbishop of Mukachevo (2002-present)
*Serbian Catholic Church -
*Slovak Catholic Church - Ján Hirka, Archbishop of Pre?ov (1989-present)
*Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Andrew Willoughby Ninian Bertie, Grand Master of the Order (1988-present)
*Syrian Catholic Church - Ignatius Pierre VIII, Patriarch of Antioch (2001-present)
*Syro-Malabar Catholic Church - Varkey Vithayathil, Archbishop of Ernakulam (1999-present)
*Syro-Malankarese Catholic Church - Cyril Mar Baselios, Archbishop of Trivandrum (1995-present)
*Teutonic Knights - Bruno Platter, Grand Master of the Order (2000-present)
*Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church - Lubomyr Husar, Patriarch of Lviv (2000-present)

Eastern Orthodox churches

*Constantinople - Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch (1991-present)
*Alexandria -
*# Peter VII, Patriarch of Alexandria (1997-2004)
*# Theodore II, Greek Patriarch of Alexandria (2004-present)
*Antioch - Ignatius IV, Patriarch of Antioch (1979-present)
*Jerusalem - Irinaios I, Patriarch of Jerusalem (2001-2005)
*Russia - Alexius II, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1990-present)
*Serbia - Pavle, Patriarch of the Serbs (1990-present)
*Romania - Teoctist I, Patriarch of Romania (1986-2007)
*Bulgaria - Maxim of Bulgaria, Patriarch of All Bulgaria (1971-present)
*Georgia - Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia (1977-present)
*Cyprus - Chrysostomos, Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus (1977-2006)
*Greece - Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece (1998-present)
*Poland - Sawa, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland (1998-present)
*Albania - Anastasius of Albania, Archbishop of Tirana and All Albania (1992-present)
*Czechia and Slovakia - Nicholas, Metropolitan of All Czechia and Slovakia (2000-present)
*America - Herman (Swaiko), Metropolitan of All America and Canada (2002-present)

chismatic Orthodox Churches

* Montenegrin Orthodox Church - Mihailo, Archbishop (1997-present)
* Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia -
** Laurus, Metropolitan (2001-present)
** Vitaly, Metropolitan in opposition (2001-present)
* Russian True Orthodox Church
** Vyacheslav, Metropolitan (2000-present)
* Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church
** Mefodiy, Metropolitan (2000-present)
* Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate
** Filaret, Patriarch (1995-present)

Protestant churches

*Assemblies of God - Thomas E. Trask, General superintendent of the Assemblies of God (1993-present)
*United Church of Canada - Peter Short, Moderator (2003-present)
*Church of England - Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury (2002-present)
*Lutheran World Federation - Christian Krause, President of the Lutheran World Federation (1997-present)
*Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Gerald B. Kieschnick (2001-present)
*Seventh-day Adventist Church - Jan Paulsen, President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (1999-present)
*Southern Baptist Convention - Jack Graham, President of the Southern Baptist Convention
*Salvation Army - General John Larsson (2002-present)
*Church of Norway - Harald V of Norway, King of Norway (1991-present)
*Church of Sweden - Karl Gustav Hammar, Archbishop of Uppsala (1997-present)
*Worldwide Church of God - Joseph Tkach, Jr., Pastor-General of the Worldwide Church of God (1995-present)

Oriental Orthodox Churches

*Armenian Apostolic Church - Catholicos Karekin II (1999-present)
*Assyrian Church of the East -Mar Dinkha IV (1976-present) Rival Patriarch in Baghdad Mar Addai II (1970-present)
*Coptic Orthodox Church - Shenouda III of Alexandria, Coptic Pope (1971-present)
*Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Abune Paulos (1992-present)
*Syriac Orthodox Church - Ignatius Zakka I Iwas (1980-present)

Other Christian

*Jehovah's Witnesses - Don A. Adams, President of the Jehovah's Witnesses (2000-present)
* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) - Gordon B. Hinckley, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1995- [2008] )
*Community of Christ - W. Grant McMurray (1996-2004)
*World Council of Churches - Samuel Kobia, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (2004-present)
*New Apostolic Church - Richard Fehr, Chief apostle of the New Apostolic Church (1988-present)

Islam: Ismaili and Ahmadiyya

*Ahmadiyya Muslim Community - Khalifatul Masih V (2003-present)
*Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement - Dr. Abdul Karim Saeed Pasha (2002-present)
*Dawoodi Bohras - Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (1965-present)
*Nizari - Aga Khan IV (1957-present)

Eastern Religions

*Tibetan Buddhism - Tenzin Gyatso, Dalai Lama (1935-present)
*Supreme Patriarch of Thailand- Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana (1989-present)
*Nichiren Shoshu - High Priest Nikken Abe

Other

*Scientology -
**David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center [http://davidmiscavige.rtc.org/eng/bio/miscavige.htm] , "highest ecclesiastical official of the Scientology religion" [http://www.rtc.org/en_US/presentations/thisisscientology.html] ,"Presented the "This is Scientology" - an overview of the Scientology religion in August 2004"(1987-present)
**Heber Jentzsch, official president of the Church of Scientology (1982-present)
*Unitarian Universalist Association - Rev. William G. Sinkford, President (2001-present)


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