Current Hierarchs of the Patriarchate of Moscow

(in order of seniority)

 

Archbishop Avgustin of Lvov

His Eminence Avgustin

Archbishop of Lvov and Galicia

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Lvov and Galicia (1998-)
  •    Bishop of Lvov and Drogobitsk (1992-1998)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1998
  • Date of Consecration: September 20, 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: September 16, 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1976
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: 1975
  • Date of Birth: April 7, 1952
  • Full Name: Adam Ivanovich Markevich
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Veniamin of Vladivostok

His Eminence Veniamin

Archbishop of Vladivostok and Primore

  • Date of Consecration: September 21, 1992
  • Date of Election: 1992
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: September 20, 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: September 13, 1992
  • Date of Elevation to Protopriest: 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: 1988
  • Date of Birth: November 8, 1938
  • Full Name: Boris Nikolaevich Pushkar'
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Iona of Astrakhan

His Eminence Iona

Archbishop of Astrakhan and Enotaev

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2002
  • Date of Consecration: October 25, 1992
  • Date of Election: 1992
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: October 14, 1981
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1971
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 5, 1968
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: February 6, 1966
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: September 21, 1965
  • Name Day: June 28
  • Date of Birth: June 13, 1941
  • Full Name: Yurii Alexeevich Karpukhin
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop German of Kursk

His Eminence German

Archbishop of Kursk and Rylsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Kurks and Rylsk (2004-)
  •    Archbishop of Yakutsk and Lensk (2000-2004)
  •    Bishop of Yakutsk and Lensk (1995-2000)
  •    Bishop of Yakutsk and Vilyusk (1993-1995)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2000
  • Date of Consecration: March 28, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 10, 1984
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 8, 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: August 19, 1983
  • Date of Birth: December 24, 1956
  • Full Name: Lev Gennadievich Moralin
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Ioann of Belgorod

His Eminence Ioann

Archbishop of Belgorod and Starooskolsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Belgorod and Starooskolsk (1999-)
  •    Bishop of Belgorod and Starooskolsk (1995-1999)
  •    Bishop of Belgorod (1993-1995)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 18, 1999
  • Date of Consecration: April 4, 1993
  • Date of Election: February 23, 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: June 1990
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 7, 1990
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: April 4, 1990
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 30, 1990
  • Name Day: June 23
  • Date of Birth: September 1, 1960
  • Full Name: Sergei Leonidovich Popov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Maksimilian of Vologoda

His Eminence Maksimilian

Archbishop of Vologoda and Velikoustyug

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 24, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: April 10, 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: April 7, 1993
  • Date of Election: February 22, 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: April 4, 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 10, 1985
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: February 2, 1985
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: October 26, 1984
  • Name Day: November 4
  • Date of Birth: November 9, 1950
  • Full Name: Alexander Pavlovich Lazarenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Panteleimon of Orlov

His Eminence Panteleimon

Archbishop of Orlov and Livensk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Bishop of Orlov and Livensk (2009-)
  •    Bishop of Maikop and Adygei (2000-2009)
  •    Bishop of the Baltics (1993-2000)
  • Date of Consecration: May 2, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1988
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1985
  • Name Day: August 9
  • Date of Birth: December 14, 1955
  • Full Name: Nikolai Vasil'evich Kutovoi
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Ioann of Ioshkar-Olinsk

His Eminence Ioann

Archbishop of Ioshkar-Olinsk and Mariisk

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 29, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: July 25, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: June 28, 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1991
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: February 15, 1990
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 23, 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: November 4, 1987
  • Name Day: May 21
  • Date of Birth: January 20, 1958
  • Full Name: Ivan Ivanovich Timofeyev
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Simon of Murmansk

His Eminence Simon

Archbishop of Murmansk and Monchegorsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Murmansk and Monchegorsk (2004-)
  •    Bishop of Murmansk and Monchegorsk (1995-2004)
  •    Bishop of Tikhvinsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Saint Petersburg (1993-1995)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 29, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: October 3, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1990
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Preisthood: February 15, 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: January 8, 1984
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 2, 1983
  • Name Day: December 7
  • Date of Birth: November 14, 1949
  • Full Name: Valentin Petrovich Getya
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Anatolii of Sarnensk

His Eminence Anatolii

Archbishop of Sarnensk and Polessk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Sarnensk and Polessk (2004-)
  •    Bishop of Sarnensk and Polessk (1999-2004)
  •    Bishop of Glukhov and Konotopsk (1995-1999)
  •    Bishop of Rovena and Ostroga (1993-1995)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: July 28, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: October 28, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1982
  • Date of Birth: July 28, 1957
  • Full Name: Alexei Alexeevich Gladkii
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Rostislav of Tomsk

His Eminence Rostislav

Archbishop of Tomsk and Asinov

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Tomsk and Asinov (2004-)
  •    Bishop of Tomsk and Asinov (1998-2004)
  •    Bishop of Magadan and Chukotka (1993-1998)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 29, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: November 28, 1993
  • Date of Election: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: November 21, 1993
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 28, 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: March 28, 1987
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 9, 1987
  • Name Day: March 27
  • Date of Birth: January 27, 1963
  • Full Name: Sergei Nikolaevich Devyatov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Evgenii of Vereisk

His Eminence Evgenii

Archbishop of Vereisk,
Vicar of the Diocese of Moscow

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2000
  • Date of Consecration: April 16, 1994
  • Date of Election: 1994
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: January 1, 1989
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: March 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: August 28, 1986
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: August 3, 1986
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: July 27, 1986
  • Name Day: March 20
  • Date of Birth: October 9, 1957
  • Full Name: Valerii Germanovich Reshetnikov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Alexii of Kostroma

His Eminence Aleksii

Archbishop of Kostroma and Galicia

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Kostroma and Galicia (2010-)
  •    Archbishop of Orekhovo-Zuevsk (2004-2010)
  •    Bishop of Orekhovo-Zuevsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Moscow (1995-2004)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 29, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: August 19, 1995
  • Date of Election: 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: September 27, 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: September 27, 1989
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 25, 1979
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: October 19, 1975
  • Name Day: March 30
  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1947
  • Full Name: Anatolii Stepanovich Frolov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Yustinian of Naro-Fominsk

His Eminence Yustinian

Archbishop of Naro-Fominsk,
Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the U.S.A.

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2008
  • Date of Consecration: September 1, 1995
  • Date of Election: 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: June 26, 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: Pascha 1988
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 24, 1988
  • Name Day: November 27
  • Date of Birth: January 28, 1961
  • Full Name: Viktor Ivanovich Ovchinnikov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Mark of Khabarovsk

His Eminence Mark

Archbishop of Khabarovsk and Priamura

  • Date of Consecration: September 3, 1995
  • Date of Election: 1995
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: July 18, 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1991
  • Name Day: January 17
  • Date of Birth: September 26, 1961
  • Full Name: Aleksei Viktorovich Tuzhikov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Zosima of Elistina

His Eminence Zosima

Archbishop of Elistina and Kalmyka

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 24, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: December 24, 1995
  • Date of Election: October 6, 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: October 6, 1995
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: August 21, 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: December 27, 1981
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: December 13, 1981
  • Name Day: August 21
  • Date of Birth: July 12, 1950
  • Full Name: Vladimir Mikhailovich Ostapenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Nikon of Lipetsk

His Eminence Nikon

Archbishop of Lipetsk and Eletsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Lipetsk and Eletsk (2011-)
  •    Bishop of Lipetsk and Eletsk (2003-2011)
  •    Bishop of Zadonsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Voronezh (1996-2003)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 1, 2011
  • Date of Consecration: March 31, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1990
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: Pascha 1982
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 21, 1980
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: September 10, 1976
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: September 9, 1976
  • Name Day: April 5
  • Date of Birth: January 1, 1942
  • Full Name: Nikolai Ivanovich Vasin
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Simeon of Vinnitsk

His Eminence Simeon

Archbishop of Vinnitsk and Mogilev-Podole

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Vinnitsk and Mogilev-Podole (2007-)
  •    Archbishop of Vladimir-Volyna and Kovel'sk (2002-2007)
  •    Bishop of Vladimir-Volyna and Kovel'sk (1996-2002)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: May 14, 2002
  • Date of Consecration: May 4, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: November 23, 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: April 7, 1995
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 28, 1991
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: January 14, 1991
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 6, 1990
  • Name Day: September 14
  • Date of Birth: November 3, 1962
  • Full Name: Vladimir Ivanovich Shostatskii
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Gurii of Novogrudsk

His Eminence Gurii

Archbishop of Novogrudsk and Lidsk

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2007
  • Date of Consecration: August 4, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: March 4, 1990
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: December 19, 1985
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: June 30, 1985
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: June 20, 1985
  • Name Day: July 3
  • Date of Birth: May 30, 1956
  • Full Name: Nikolai Petrovich Apal'ko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Efrem of Krivorozh

His Eminence Efrem

Archbishop of Krivorozh and Nikopol

  • Date of Consecration: September 13, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: January 1, 1994
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: October 10, 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: September 27, 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: September 25, 1992
  • Name Day: February 10
  • Date of Birth: July 5, 1996
  • Full Name: Ivan Stepanovich Kitsai
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Ioann of Kherson

His Eminence Ioann

Archbishop of Kherson and Tavricheskii

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Kherson and Tavricheskii (2006-)
  •    Archbishop of Khust and Vinogradov (2000-2006)
  •    Bishop of Khust and Vinogradov (2000)
  •    Bishop of Pereyaslavl and Khmel'nitsy, Vicar of the Diocese of Kiev (1996-2000)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: November 22, 2000
  • Date of Consecration: December 13, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: August 2, 1994
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: January 7, 1994
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 31, 1993
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: February 22, 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: August 15, 1985
  • Name Day: October 9
  • Date of Birth: March 14, 1964
  • Full Name: Igor' Stepanovich Siopko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Pavel of Vyshgorod

His Eminence Pavel

Archbishop of Vyshgorod

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: July 9, 2003
  • Date of Consecration: April 19, 1997
  • Date of Election: 1997
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: January 7, 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: May 24, 1987
  • Date of Birth: April 19, 1961
  • Full Name: Petr Dmitrievich Lebed'
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Ionafan of Abakan

His Eminence Ionafan

Archbishop of Abakan and Kyzylsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Abakan and Kyzylsk (2010-)
  •    Bishop of Abakan and Kyzylsk (1999-2010)
  •    Bishop of Yuzho-Sakhalinsk and the Kuriles (1997-1999)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 1, 2010
  • Date of Consecration: August 1, 1997
  • Date of Election: 1997
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 25, 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 20, 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: February 25, 1986
  • Date of Birth: June 8, 1962
  • Full Name: Igor' Vasil'evich Tsvetkov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Feodosii of Polotsk

His Eminence Feodosii

Archbishop of Polotsk and Gluboksk

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 24, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: August 10, 1997
  • Date of Election: 1997
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1980
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: November 6, 1977
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: May 19, 1977
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 4, 1977
  • Name Day: May 16
  • Date of Birth: December 24, 1943
  • Full Name: Pavel Zakharovich Bil'chenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Kirill of Yaroslavl

His Eminence Kirill

Archbishop of Yaroslavl and Rostov

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Yaroslavl and Rostov (2003-)
  •    Bishop of Yaroslavl and Rostov (2002-2003)
  •    Bishop of Tula and Belevsk (2000-2002)
  •    Bishop of Bogoroditsy, Vicar of the Diocese of Tula (1998-2000)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2003
  • Date of Consecration: March 15, 1998
  • Date of Election: February 26, 1998
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: April 7, 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 6, 1981
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: October 26, 1980
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: October 25, 1980
  • Name Day: June 22
  • Date of Birth: May 15, 1961
  • Full Name: Mikhail Vasil'evich Nakonechnii
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Ignatii of Petropavlovsk

His Eminence Ignatii

Archbishop of Petropavlovsk and Kamchatka

  • Date of Archbishop: February 25, 2007
  • Date of Consecration: March 29, 1998
  • Date of Election: 1998
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: March 1, 1998
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: November 2, 1997
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 10, 1992
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 13, 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: September 27, 1990
  • Name Day: May 13
  • Date of Birth: March 25, 1956
  • Full Name: Sergei Gennadievich Pologrudov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Amvrosii of Chernigov

His Eminence Amvrosii

Archbishop of Chernigov and Nezhinsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Chernigov and Nezhinsk (2008-)
  •    Bishop of Chernigov and Nezhinsk (2003-2008)
  •    Bishop of Novgorod-Seversk (1998-2003)
  • Date of Consecration: June 28, 1998
  • Date of Election: 1998
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: June 28, 1998
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 15, 1973
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: October 8, 1972
  • Name Day: October 23
  • Date of Birth: September 20, 1943
  • Full Name: Andrei Yakovlevich Polikopa
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Onufrii of Izyumsk

His Eminence Onufrii

Archbishop of Izyumsk,
Vicar of the Diocese of Kharkov

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: May 27, 2007
  • Date of Consecration: April 22, 2000
  • Date of Election: 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: April 21, 2000
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 20, 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Protopriest: 1993
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: October 4, 1992
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: August 28, 1990
  • Name Day: June 1
  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1970
  • Full Name: Oleg Vladimirovich Legkii
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Mitrofan of Belotserkov

His Eminence Mitrofan

Archbishop of Belotserkov and Boguslav

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Belotserkov and Boguslav (2007-)
  •    Archbishop of Pereyaslav and Khmel'nitsy (2003-2007)
  •    Bishop of Pereyaslav and Khmel'nitsy, Vicar of the Diocese of Kiev (2000-2003)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: July 9, 2003
  • Date of Consecration: July 30, 2000
  • Date of Election: 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1994
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: September 16, 1990
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: September 1, 1990
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: August 21, 1990
  • Name Day: August 20
  • Date of Birth: November 19, 1962
  • Full Name: Mikhail Ivanovich Yurchuk
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Feofan of Stavropol

His Eminence Feofan

Archbishop of Stavropol' and Vladikavkaz

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Stavropol' and Vladikavkaz (2008-)
  •    Bishop of Stavropol' and Vladikavkaz (2003-2008)
  •    Bishop of Magadan and Sinegorsk (2000-2003)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 25, 2008
  • Date of Consecration: November 26, 2000
  • Date of Election: 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1985
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1979
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1976
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: January 14, 1974
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 19, 1973
  • Name Day: October 24
  • Date of Birth: May 21, 1947
  • Full Name: Ivan Andreevich Ashurkov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Vladimir of Pochaev

His Eminence Vladimir

Archbishop of Pochaev,
Vicar of the Diocese of Kiev

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: July 7, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: December 3, 2000
  • Date of Election: 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: July 7, 1992
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: 1983
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1983
  • Name Day: July 28
  • Date of Birth: August 15, 1959
  • Full Name: Viorel Lazarevich Moroz
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Filipp of Poltava

His Eminence Filipp

Archbishop of Poltava and Mirgorod

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Poltava and Mirgorod (2007-)
  •    Archbishop of Poltava and Kremenchug (2006-2007)
  •    Bishop of Poltava and Kremenchug (2001-2006)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: July 29, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: December 30, 2001
  • Date of Election: 2001
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1994
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1993
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1993
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: September 28, 1980
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: September 11, 1980
  • Name Day: January 22
  • Date of Birth: July 2, 1956
  • Full Name: Roman Al'bertovich Osadchenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Feognost of Sergiev-Posad

His Eminence Feognost

Archbishop of Sergiev-Posad

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: April 20, 2009
  • Date of Consecration: March 31, 2002
  • Date of Election: March 13, 2002
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1986
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1986
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: January 19, 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: January 14, 1984
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: November 22, 1983
  • Name Day: March 27
  • Date of Birth: October 6, 1960
  • Full Name: Ivan Mikhailovich Guzikov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Georgii of Nizhny Novgorod

His Eminence Georgii

Archbishop of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 24, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: February 2, 2003
  • Date of Election: December 26, 2002
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: d
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: d
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 9, 1991
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: October 9, 1990
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 22, 1989
  • Name Day: May 6
  • Date of Birth: August 14, 1964
  • Full Name: Vasilii Timofeyevich Danilov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Mark of Egor'ev

His Eminence Mark

Archbishop of Egor'ev

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 1, 2010
  • Date of Consecration: January 14, 2004
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: May 3, 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1997
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: January 7, 1991
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: November 21, 1990
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: October 19, 1990
  • Name Day: May 8
  • Date of Birth: March 31, 1964
  • Full Name: Sergei Anatol'evich Golovkov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Luka of Zaporozhsk

His Eminence Luka

Archbishop of Zaporozhsk and Melitopol'

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Zaporozhsk and Melitopol' (2010-)
  •    Bishop of Konotopsk (2008-2010)
  •    Bishop of Vasil'kovsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Kiev (2005-2008)
  • Date of Consecration: November 12, 2005
  • Date of Election: 2005
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: May 2004
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 1999
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: March 1998
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 25, 2003
  • Name Day: June 11
  • Date of Birth: July 11, 1971
  • Full Name: Andrei Vyacheslavovich Kovalenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Elisei of Sourozh

His Eminence Elisei

Archbishop of Sourozh

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Archbishop of Sourozh (2010-)
  •    Bishop of Sourozh (2007-2010)
  •    Bishop of Bogorod, Vicar of the Diocese of Korsun (2006-2007)
  • Date of Consecration: November 26, 2006
  • Date of Election: October 6, 2006
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: Pascha 1997
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: December 27, 1988
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: January 18, 1986
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: November 22, 1985
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: November 17, 1985
  • Name Day: June 27
  • Date of Birth: August 1, 1962
  • Full Name: Il'ya Vladimirovich Ganaba
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Antonii of Borispol

His Eminence Antonii

Archbishop of Borispol,
Vicar of the Diocese of Kiev

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: September 24, 2008
  • Date of Consecration: November 26, 2006
  • Date of Election: November 22, 2006
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 2004
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: Pascha 1999
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: October 7, 1994
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: February 18, 1994
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: January 4, 1994
  • Name Day: July 23
  • Date of Birth: August 25, 1967
  • Full Name: Ivan Ivanovich Pakanich
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslavl

His Eminence Alexander

Archbishop of Pereyaslavl and Khmelnitsy

  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: December 19, 2010
  • Date of Consecration: December 19, 2007
  • Date of Election: 2007
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: September 24, 2006
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: August 28, 2006
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: August 26, 2006
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: July 28, 2006
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: May 20, 2004
  • Date of Birth: March 18, 1977
  • Full Name: Alexander Nikolaevich Drabinko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Feodor of Mukachev

His Eminence Feodor

Archbishop of Mukachev and Uzhgorod

  • Date of Consecration: December 23, 2007
  • Date of Election: December 21, 2007
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1996
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1989
  • Name Day: November 16
  • Date of Birth: November 4, 1966
  • Full Name: Alexander Semenovich Mamasuev
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Peter of Drutskii

His Grace Petr

Bishop of Drutskii,
Vicar of the Diocese of Vitebsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Bishop of Drutskii, Vicar of the Diocese of Vitebsk (2006-)
  •    Bishop of Bobruisk and Osipovich (1992-2005)
  • Date of Consecration: July 24, 1992
  • Date of Election: 1992
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: 1990
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 15, 1989
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: April 23, 1982
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 18, 1982
  • Name Day: July 12
  • Date of Birth: January 5, 1959
  • Full Name: Viktor Petrovich Karpusyuk
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Gurii of Magadan

His Grace Gurii

Bishop of Magadan and Sinegorsk

  • Date of Consecration: January 14, 1993
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: April 29, 1989
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: October 6, 1985
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: October 5, 1985
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: October 29, 1977
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: July 24, 1977
  • Name Day: October 17
  • Date of Birth: September 17, 1946
  • Full Name: Georgii Nikolaevich Shalimov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Evtikhii of Domodedov

His Grace Evtikhii

Bishop of Domodedov,
Vicar of the Diocese of Moscow

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Bishop of Domodedov, Vicar of the Diocese of Moscow (2007-)
  •    Bishop of Ishima and Siberia (1994-2007)
  • Date of Consecration: July 24, 1994
  • Date of Election: 1994
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: January 1994
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: October 1982
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: July 25, 1982
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: July 24, 1982
  • Name Day: September 6
  • Date of Birth: March 6, 1955
  • Full Name: Ivan Timofeyevich Kurochkin
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Savva of Tiraspol

His Grace Savva

Bishop of Tiraspol and Dubossarsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Bishop of Tiraspol and Dubossarsk (2010-)
  •    Bishop of Krasnogorsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Moscow (1995-2010)
  • Date of Consecration: September 12, 1995
  • Date of Election: 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: March 17, 1988
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: June 3, 1987
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: January 6, 1987
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 1986
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: May 18, 1986
  • Name Day: February 1
  • Date of Birth: September 27, 1958
  • Full Name: Sergei Alexandrovich Volkov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Pitirim of Sytyvkar

His Grace Pitirim

Bishop of Sytyvkar and Vorkutinsk

  • Date of Consecration: December 19, 1995
  • Date of Election: October 8, 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: October 6, 1995
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: April 7, 1994
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 1, 1987
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: December 23, 1982
  • Name Day: February 11
  • Date of Birth: February 2, 1961
  • Full Name: Pavel Pavlovich Volochkov
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Artemii of Grodnen

His Grace Artemii

Bishop of Grodnen and Volkovyssk

  • Date of Consecration: February 4, 1996
  • Date of Election: 1996
  • Date of Elevation to Archimandrite: January 8, 1996
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: January 3, 1996
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: March 24, 1984
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: February 21, 1982
  • Name Day: November 2
  • Date of Birth: April 25, 1952
  • Full Name: Alexander Anatol'evich Kishchenko
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

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