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Oct 21 2010
1 Canada-Grand Ayatollah Reza Hosseini Nassab 120111
2 India-Ayatollah aqel-ul-garvi 111253
3 France - Shaikh Soheïb Bencheikh, Grand Mufti of France 94964
4 Russia - Shaikh Ravil Gainutdin, Grand Mufti of Russian Federation 78614
5 Pakistan - Shaikh Rafi Usmani, Grand Mufti of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 43158
6 Israeli Leader of the Orthodox Ashkenazi Haredi non-Hasidic ("Lithuanian Jews") - Rabbi Yosef Shalom Eliashiv 39588
7 Turkey - Isak Haleva, Chief Rabbi (2002–present) 37494
8 Egypt - Shaikh Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of Arab Republic of Egypt 35394
9 Afghanistan-Ayatollah Mohsin Hojjat 33029
10 Iran-Grand Ayatollah Yousef Sanei 31602
11 Saudi Arabia - Shaikh Abdul-Azeez bin Abdullaa bin Muhammad Aal ash-Shaikh, Grand Mufti of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 22844
12 Cyprus - Arie Zeev Raskin, Chief Rabbi (2005-present) 18287
13 Scientology - 17901
14 Lebanon-Ayatollah Jaafar Mortada 16552
15 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Shaikh Mustafa Ef. Cerić, Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina 16495
16 Iraq-Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi al-Modarresi 15862
17 Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad, Udo Petersoo, Archbishop of Canada, (1990-2006) 15230
18 Mongolia's Buddhists - Jambalnamdolchoijijantsan, Bogdo Gegeen (9th one) (1936-present) ("confirmed" in 1991) 12822
19 Jehovah's Witnesses - 12334
20 Jerusalem - Sheikh Ekrima Sa'id Sabri, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (As a Grand Mufti he has a degree of legal authority in Sunni Islam without being its leader) 11420
21 # John Paul II, Pope, Bishop of Rome (1978–2005) 10524
22 Tunisia - Shaikh Kamal-u-Din Ja'eit, Grand Mufti of Tunisia 10269
23 # Benedict XVI, Pope, Bishop of Rome (2005-present) 9896
24 Bahrain-Ayatollah Shaikh. Mohammad Sanad 9257
25 World Zoroastrian Organization - Sammy H. Bhiwandiwalla, Chairman (2004–present) 9108
26 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) - Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2008-present) 8971
27 Terapanthi Jains - H. H. Acharya Mahapragya 8838
28 Uzbekistan - Shaikh Abdurahman Bakhromov, Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan 7792
29 Sikhism - Joginder Singh Vedanti, leading figure (as the current Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib) 6794
30 Church of England - 6620
31 Shinto - Most Reverend Kuniaki Kuni is the Jingu Daiguji of the Grand Shrine of Ise (This does not make Kuniaki Kuni the leader of Shinto per se, but mentioned as a respected figure over arguably the holiest site in Shint 6140
32 Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Andrew Willoughby Ninian Bertie, Grand Master of the Order (1988–present) 4435
33 Teutonic Knights - Bruno Platter, Grand Master of the Order (2000–present) 4347
34 Falun Gong - Li Hongzhi, Foundator (1992) 4155
35 Nation of Islam - Louis Farrakhan (1978–present) 3129
36 Sathya Sai Baba - Sathya Sai Baba 2869
37 Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya sect) - Ngawang Kunga Tegchen Palbar Samphel Wanggi Gyalpo, Throne Holder (1951–present) 2595
38 Christian Science - (No clergy) - Board of directors (five members): J. Thomas Black, Walter D. Jones, Nathan Talbot, Mary M. Trammell,Chair and M. Victor Westberg 2563
39 Southern Baptist Convention - Bobby Welch, President of the Southern Baptist Convention (2004-2006) 2127
40 Yazidi - Prince Tahsin Sayid Beg 1467
41 David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center [link], "highest ecclesiastical official of the Scientology religion" (1987–present) 1452
42 Iglesia ni Cristo - Eraño G. Manalo (1963-present) 1445
43 Unification Church - Sun Myung Moon (1954-present) 1438
44 Assemblies of God - Thomas E. Trask, Assemblies of God Fellowship chairman (2000-2008) 1424
45 Al-Azhar Universityالأزهر الشريف - Muhammad Sayid Tantawy, Imam 1215
46 Armenian Apostolic Church - 1153
47 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community - Khalifatul Masih V, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (2003-Present) 999
48 Old Catholic Church (also deemed in communion with the Anglican Communion) - Dr. Joris Vercammen, Archbishop of Utrecht (2000–present), President of the International Old Catholic Bishops' Conference 962
49 Assyrian Church of the East - Mar Dinkha IV, Patriarch (1976-present) 953
50 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) - Mark Hanson, Presiding Bishop (2001-present) 807
51 Syriac Orthodox Church - Ignatius Zakka I Iwas (1980-present) 768
52 Community of Christ - Stephen M. Veazey, President (2005-present) 709
53 Chaldean Catholic Church (Chaldean Rite) - Emmanuel III Delly, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church (2003–present) 661
54 Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Lubomyr Husar, Patriarch of Lviv (2000–2005), Patriarch of Kiev (2005–present) 593
55 Syro-Malabar Catholic Church (Chaldean Rite) - Varkey Mar Vithayathil, Major Archbishop (1999–present) 477
56 United Pentecostal Church International - Kenneth F. Haney, General Superintendent, (until 2009) 443
57 Nizari (Isma`ilia) - Aga Khan IV (1957-present) 442
58 World Council of Churches - Samuel Kobia, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (2004-present) 437
59 Thailand's Buddhists - Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (1989-present) 424
60 Church of Sweden - Karl Gustav Hammar, Archbishop of Uppsala (1997-2006) 406
61 Mar Thoma Church - His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom, Metropolitan (1999–present) 405
62 Armenian Catholic Church (Armenian Rite) - Nerses Bedros XIX, Patriarch of the Catholic Armenians (1999–present) 403
63 Coptic Catholic Church (Alexandrian Rite) - Stephanos II, Patriarch of Alexandria (1986–present) 393
64 Philippine Independent Church (also deemed in communion with the Anglican Communion) - 393
65 Anglican Church of Canada - Andrew Hutchison, Primate 392
66 Evangelical Church in Germany- Barbara Rinke President of the Synod (2003-present) 373
67 Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Panchen Lama recognized by the Dalaï Lama (11th Panchen Lama) (1995–present) 364
68 Tendai - Most Venerable Eshin Watanabe, Patriarch of Tendai Buddhism 347
69 Ruthenian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Milan Sasik, Apostolic Administrator of Mukachevo (2002–present); Basil Myron Schott, Metropolitan of Pittsburgh (2002–present) 333
70 New Apostolic Church 332
71 Ramakrishna Mission - Gahanananda, fourteenth President of the group 326
72 Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) - Karl R. Gurgel, President (1993-2007) 312
73 Church of Norway - Harald V of Norway, King of Norway (1991-present) 293
74 Unitarian Universalist Association - Rev. William G. Sinkford, President (2001–present) 258
75 National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. - William J. Shaw, President (1999-2009) 258
76 Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - 257
77 Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - Jukka Paarma, Archbishop of Turku (1998-present) 248
78 Russian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Vacant 229
79 Sky Kingdom - Ariffin Mohamad (1975–present) 222
80 Universal Church of the Kingdom of God - Edir Macedo (1979-present) 218
81 Lutheran World Federation - Mark Hanson, President (2003-present) 164
82 World Jewish Congress - Edgar M. Bronfman (1981–present) 156
83 Orthodox Union - Stephen J. Savitsky, President of Lay Leadership (2004–present); Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President 156
84 Greek Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Anarghyros Printesis, Archbishop of Athens (1975–present) 141
85 Trinley Thaye Dorje, Karmapa Lama (17th one) (1994–present) 121
86 Heber Jentzsch, official president of the Church of Scientology (1982–present) 112
87 Ancient Church of the East - Mar Addai II, Patriarch (1969-present) 108
88 Union for Reform Judaism - Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President 98
89 Croatian Greek Catholic Church - Slavomir MiklovÅ¡, Bishop of Križevci (Byzantine) (1983–present) 89
90 Kimbanguist Church - Simon Kiangani (2001-present) 88
91 Karekin II, Catholicos of Armenia (1999-present) 82
92 Montenegrin Orthodox Church - Mihailo, Archbishop (1997-present) 82
93 Rabbinical Assembly (Conservative Judaism) - Rabbi Perry Raphael Rank, President 80
94 Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church 70
95 Mita Congregation - Teofilo Vargas Sein (1970-present) 67
96 Antioch - Ignatius IV, Patriarch of Antioch (1979–present) 66
97 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada - Raymond Schultz, National Bishop (2001-2007) 66
98 Rabbinical Council of America (Orthodox Judaism) - Rabbi Dale Polakoff 59
99 Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church 57
100 Konkokyo - Konko Heiki, Spiritual Leader (1991–present) 55
101 Russian True Orthodox Church 53
102 Chrysostomos, Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus (1977–2006) 52
103 Acting Supreme Patriarch of Thailand - Somdet Kiaw (2004-present) 40
104 Swedenborgian Church of North America - Christine Laitner, President (2003-present) 37
105 # Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Archbishop of Trivandrum (1932–1953) 36
106 Russian Old-Orthodox Church - A. Alexander of Novozybkov, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (2000–present) 35
107 Georgian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - No organised hierarchy 35
108 Poland - Sawa, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland (1998–present) 30
109 # Wilhelm Leber, Chief Apostle of the New Apostolic Church (2005-present) 27
110 Catholic Mariavite Church 26
111 Liberal Catholic Church International - Archbishop Charles Finn, Presiding Bishop 25
112 Pomorian Old-Orthodox Church 24
113 Aram I, Catholicos of Cilicia (1995–present) 23
114 Metropolitan Laurus (2001-present) 19
115 # Cyril Mar Baselios, Archbishop of Trivandrum (1995–2005), Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (2005–2007) 19
116 # Richard Fehr, Chief Apostle of the New Apostolic Church (1988-2005) 19
117 # Benedict Mar Gregorios, Archbishop of Trivandrum (1953–1994) 18
118 Chogye - Rev. Bub Jang 17
119 Lipovan Orthodox Old-Rite Church - Leonty (Izotov) (1996–present) 13
120 # Kiro Stojanov, Apostolic Exarchate of Macedonia (2005–present) 13
121 Serbia - Pavle of Serbia, Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, and Patriarch of the Serbs (1990–present) 12
122 Vyacheslav, Metropolitan (2000-present) 10
123 # Korniliy (Titov) (2005–present) 9
124 Serbian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Djura Džudžar, Apostolic Exarch of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–present) 8
125 Filaret, Patriarch (1995-present) 7
126 Polish National Catholic Church of America - Robert M. Nemkovich, Prime Bishop (2002–present) 5
127 Raelism - Claude Vorilhon (1976–present) < 5
128 Evangelical Lutheran Church of Estonia - < 5
129 Romania - Teoctist I, Patriarch of All Romania (1986–2007) < 5
130 # Antonios (2003-2005) < 5
131 Melkite Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Grégoire III Laham, Patriarch of the Melkite Catholic Church (2000–present) < 5
132 Roman Catholic Church < 5
133 # Godofredo J. David (2005-present), Obispo Maximo XI (Eleventh Supreme Bishop) < 5
134 # Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem and All Palestine (2005–present) < 5
135 Maronite Catholic Church (Antiochene Rite) - Nasrallah Sfeir, Maronite Patriarch (1986–present) < 5
136 Bulgarian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Christo Proykov, Archbishop of Sofia (1995–present) < 5
137 Austrian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Christoph Schönborn, Ordinariate of Austria, (1995–present) < 5
138 Dawoodi Bohras - Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (1965-present) < 5
139 Ugyen Trinley Dorje, rival Karmapa Lama (1992–present) < 5
140 Eritrean Orthodox Church - < 5
141 Turkish Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Vacant < 5
142 Russia - Alexius II, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1990–2008) < 5
143 Hungarian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Szilárd Keresztes, Archbishop of Hajdúdorog (1988–present) < 5
144 Episcopal Church in the United States of America - Frank Griswold, Presiding Bishop (1995-present) < 5
145 # Irinaios I, Patriarch of Jerusalem (2001–2005) < 5
146 Soka Gakkai - Einosuke Akiya (1981–present) < 5
147 Ethiopic Catholic Church (Alexandrian Rite) - Mgr Berhaneyesus Demerew, Archbishop of Addis-Ababa of Ethiopians (1999–present) < 5
148 Old Catholic Church of the Mariavites - Wlodzimierz Jaworski, Bishop-Primate (1997–present) < 5
149 Belarusian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Sergiusz Gajek, Archimandrite, Visitator "ad nutum Sanctae Sedis" (1993–present) < 5
150 Albanian Catholic Church (Byzantine Rite) - Hil Kabashi, Apostolic Administrator (1996–present) < 5
151 Orthodox Church of Bessarabia (autonomy under Romania) - Petru, Metropolitan (1992–present) < 5
152 # Isaac Cleemis Thottunkal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (2007-present) < 5

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