New appointments and assignments within the Russian Orthodox Church episcopate
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Vkontakte
  • Messanger
  • Telegram
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest

A number of appointments and assignments were confirmed by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church during its February 26 session.
Thus, at his request, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga was released from his functions as Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, a position he held for ten years. Metropolitan Savva of Tver and Kashin, the First Vice Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate was appointed to replace him. And the First Vice Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate is now Bishop Dionisiy of Voskressensk.

Archimandrite Savva (Tutunov), the Deputy Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate is elected vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow with the title of “Zelenograd”, while keeping his current functions [Father Savva was born in France in a family of the Russian emigration and left for Russia in 1999, TN].

Metropolitan Mark of Ryazan and Mikhailovsk is released from his position as President of the Financial and Economic Administration of the Moscow Patriarchate and is replaced as such by Metropolitan Ignatius of Vologda and Kirillov, who keeps the archpastoral charge of his diocese.

Archbishop Feognost of Sergiev Posad, Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow, is released from his position as Superior of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, while remaining a patriarchal vicar with the title of Archbishop of Kashirsky, and President of the Synodal Department for monasteries and monasticism. He and the department above mentioned will reside at the metochion of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius in Moscow.

Bishop Paramon of Bronnitsy, Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow, was appointed Superior of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, with the title of Bishop of Sergiev Posad, and was released from his position as Superior of Donskoy Monastery in Moscow.

Bishop Thomas of Urzhum and Omutninsk was appointed superior of the Donskoy monastery with the title of bishop of Bronnitsy.

The provisional administration of the diocese of Urzhum is entrusted to Metropolitan Mark of Vyatka and Sloboda.

Bishop John of Domodedovo, vicar of the Moscow Patriarchate, is released from his position as superior of Novospassky monastery in Moscow. He is replaced in this function by Bishop Dionisiy of Voskressensk, Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow.

Source in Russian (with picture)e

Dear readers,

This is one of the five free articles that you can read in their entirety.

To access the unlimited number of full articles, please:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Vkontakte
  • Messanger
  • Telegram
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest

About the Author

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne was born and raised in France. She taught English before entering the Cistercian Order. She translated and published articles relevant to her interest in Cistercian spirituality, the Middle Ages, and Orthodoxy. She moved to the United States in 2001, converted to Orthodoxy in 2008, and married. Her husband is an Orthodox priest. She continued to publish articles, a Cistercian texts anthology, then finally launched her career in literary translation, while teaching French. If you are interested in having your book translated into French, she can be contacted here https://wordsandpeace.com/contact-me/

Orthodoxie.com Newsletter

Don't miss out on important news and updates. Subscribe to our free bi-weekly newsletter.



Divider

Popular Posts

April 12 (old calendar) / April 25 (new) Living with the Church

April 12 (old calendar) / April 25 (new) Great and Holy Thursday St. Basil the Confessor, Bishop of Parium (8th c.). Hieromartyr Zeno, Bishop of Ve...

April 25  Living with the Church

April 25 Great and Holy Thursday Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark (1st c.). Ven. Sylvester, Abbot of Obnora (1379). Great and Holy Thursday Two eve...

12 avril (ancien calendrier) / 25 avril (nouveau)

12 avril (ancien calendrier) / 25 avril (nouveau) GRAND JEUDI Mémoire de la Cène mystique Saint Basile, évêque de Parion, confesseur (VIIIème s.) ;...

25 avril

25 avril GRAND JEUDI Mémoire de la Cène mystique Saint apôtre et évangéliste Marc (63) ; aint Phébade, évêque d’Agen (vers 393) ; saint Rusti...

Metropolitan Silouan of Byblos, “The ‘Master of eloquence and silence’ between ... Analysis

Six years have passed since the abduction of Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo. He was kidnapped along with the Jacobite Syrian Metropolitan Johanna Ibr...

Communiqué of the meeting of the primates in Cyprus Declarations

Their Beatitudes and Most Holy Primates of the Orthodox Churches of the Middle East, Theodore II of Alexandria, John X of Antioch, Theophilos III o...

Julija Vidovic : “Bioéthique -réflexion d’une orthodoxe”

Nous vous invitons à regarder la conférence de Julija Vidovic, organisée par la paroisse orthodoxe serbe Saint-Sava à Paris.

Archpriest Alexander A.Winogradsky Frenkel: “Marana Tha – The Lord Comes” Headlines

A new 2018-19 series of articles shared on the roots and the prospects that unite Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Traditions to the realm of Jewishne...

Patriarch Kirill performed the intercessory service of the beginning of the rite for the making o... Europe

On Monday April 22, 2019, on Great and Holy Monday, after the Presanctified Liturgy, Patriarch Kirill, celebrated the intercessory office of the be...

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Volodymyr Zelensky, the new President of Ukraine Declarations

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine.

Le métropolite Hilarion (Alfeyev), compositeur et chef d’orchestre

De nombreuses vidéos d’œuvres musicales composées par le métropolite Hilarion (Alfeyev) ou dont il a assuré la direction d'orchestre viennent d'êtr...

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Vladimir Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine Declarations

His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated V. A. Zelensky on his election to the office of President of Ukraine.