Former Hierarchs of the Patriarchate of Moscow

(in alphabetical order)

 

His Eminence Aaron

Archbishop of Arkhangelsk and Kholmogorsk

  • Date of Death: May 7, 1738
  • Date of Consecration: December 23, 1735
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Aaron

Bishop of Karelia and Ladoga

  • Date of Death: May 1, 1740
  • Date of the Great Schema (with the name of Alipii): April 3, 1740
  • Date of Consecration: January 24, 1714
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: August 6, 1691
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Aaron

Bishop of Arkhangelsk and Kholmogorsk

  • Date of Death: January 15, 1842
  • Date of Consecration: February 14, 1826
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1810
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Patriarch Adrian of Moscow

His Holiness Adrian

Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus'

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' (1690-1700)
  •    Metropolitan of Kazan and Sviyazhsk (1686-1690)
  • Date of Death: October 15, 1700
  • Date of Birth: October 2, 1627
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Afanasii of Perm

His Eminence Afanasii

Archbishop of Perm and Solikamsk

  • Date of Death: May 1, 2002
  • Date of Consecration: August 31, 1980
  • Date of Election: 1980
  • Name Day: May 15
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Agapit

Archbishop of Novotorzhsk

  • Date of Death: May 1938
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1934
  • Date of Consecration: December 12, 1921
  • Date of Election: 1921
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1909
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Agapit of Ekaterinoslav

His Eminence Agapit

Archbishop of Ekaterinoslav and Mariupol

  • Date of Death: 1924
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1918
  • Date of Consecration: April 7, 1902
  • Date of Election: 1902
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: August 1895
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Agapit

Bishop of Tomsk and Eniseisk

  • Date of Death: January 1, 1854
  • Date of Consecration: August 12, 1834
  • Date of Election: 1834
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: September 14, 1821
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
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His Holiness Aleksii I

Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus'

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' (1945-1970)
  •    Metropolitan of Leningrad (1932-1945)
  •    Metropolitan of Khutynsk (1932)
  •    Archbishop of Khutynsk (1926-1932)
  •    Bishop of Yamburg (1921-1926)
  •    Bishop of Tikhvinsk (1913-1921)
  • Date of Death: April 17, 1970
  • Date of Enthronement as Patriarch: February 4, 1945
  • Date of Election as Patriarch: February 2, 1945
  • Date of Elevation to Metropolitan: 1932
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1926
  • Date of Consecration: 1913
  • Date of Election: 1913
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: 1903
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: 1902
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: February 1902
  • Date of Birth: October 27, 1877
  • Full Name: Sergei Vladimirovich Simanskii
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Patriarch Aleksii II of Moscow

His Holiness Aleksii II

Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus'

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' (1990-)
  •    Metropolitan of Leningrad and Novgorod (1986-1990)
  •    Metropolitan of Tallinn and All Estonia (1968-1986)
  •    Archbishop of Tallinn and All Estonia (1964-1968)
  •    Bishop of Tallinn and All Estonia (1961-1964)
  • Date of Death: December 5, 2008
  • Date of Enthronement as Patriarch: June 10, 1990
  • Date of Election as Patriarch: June 7, 1990
  • Date of Elevation to Metropolitan: February 25, 1968
  • Datte of Elevation to Archbishop: June 23, 1964
  • Date of Consecration: September 3, 1961
  • Date of Election: 1961
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 3, 1961
  • Date of Elevation to Hegumen: August 17, 1958
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: April 17, 1950
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: April 15, 1950
  • Name Day: February 25
  • Date of Birth: February 23, 1929
  • Full Name: Aleksei Mikhailovich Ridiger
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Alexander

Archbishop of Saratov and Vol'sk

  • Date of Consecration: October 4, 1982
  • Date of Election: 1982
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Alexander of Kostroma

His Grace Alexander

Bishop of Kostroma

  • Date of Death: 1888
  • Date of Consecration: 1878
  • Date of Election: 1878
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Alipii of Gorlov

His Grace Alipii

Bishop of Gorlov and Slavyansk

  • Date of Consecration: October 6, 1991
  • Date of Election: 1991
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1968
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Amvrosii of Ivanov

His Eminence Amvrosii

Archbishop of Ivanov and Kineshema

  • Date of Consecration: October 18, 1977
  • Date of Election: 1977
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 17, 1954
  • Name Day: December 20
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Anatolii of Kostanai

His Grace Anatolii

Bishop of Kostanai and Petropavlovsk

  • Date of Consecration: February 15, 1998
  • Date of Election: 1998
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: June 16, 1987
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh

His Eminence Anthony

Metropolitan of Sourozh

  • Date of Death: August 4, 2003
  • Date of Elevation to Metropolitan: 1966
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1962
  • Date of Consecration: November 30, 1957
  • Date of Election: 1957
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1939
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  • Biography
  • Obituary
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
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  • Articles
  •   Body and Matter in Spiritual Life
  •   The Church of the Councils: The "Onslaught of the Intellect and the Potential of Doubt"
  •   First Celebration of All Saints of the British Isles
  •   Living Prayer
  •   Meeting a Non-Orthodox Society
  •   On Death
  •   Prayer and Life
  •   The Prayer of Intercession
  •   Sermons for the Beginning of the School
  •   Some Aspects of the Doctrine of Creation
  •   The True Worth of Man
  •   The Whole Human Person: Body, Spirit and Soul
Metropolitan Antonii of Chernigov

His Eminence Antonii

Metropolitan of Chernigov and Nezhinsk

  • Date of Consecration: February 12, 1965
  • Date of Election: 1965
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Antonii

Bishop of Barnaul and Altai

  • Date of Consecration: March 19, 1994
  • Date of Election: 1994
  • Name Day: October 11
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Arkadii of Ryazan

His Grace Arkadii

Bishop of Ryazan and Zaraisk

  • Date of Death: 1913
  • Date of Consecration: 1896
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1893
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Arkadii

Bishop of Yuzhno-Sakhalin and Kamchatka

  • Date of Consecration: April 21, 1991
  • Date of Election: 1991
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 29, 1966
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Averkii of Syracuse

His Eminence Averkii

Archbishop of Syracuse and Holy Trinity

  • Date of Death: March 31, 1976
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: August 17, 1961
  • Date of Consecration: May 12, 1953
  • Date of Election: 1953
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: May 17, 1931
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishiop Averkii of Volyna

His Eminence Averkii

Archbishop of Volyna and Zhitomir

  • Date of Death: November 27, 1937
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1920
  • Date of Consecration: June 27, 1915
  • Date of Election: 1915
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: July 2, 1910
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Avgustin of Moscow

His Eminence Avgustin

Archbishop of Moscow and Kolomna

  • Date of Death: March 3, 1819
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: August 30, 1814
  • Date of Consecration: February 6, 1804
  • Date of Election: 1804
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: January 17, 1794
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Avgustin of Kaluga

St. Avgustin

Archbishop of Kaluga and Borovsk

  • Date of Canonization: 2000
  • Date of Death (Martyrdom): November 23, 1937
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: April 2, 1936
  • Date of Consecration: September 21, 1923
  • Date of Election: 1923
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: November 10 and the Synaxis of the Neomartyrs
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Metropolitan Avgustin of Riga

His Eminence Avgustin

Metropolitan of Riga and All Latvia

  • Date of Death: October 4, 1955
  • Date of Consecration: March 29, 1936
  • Date of Election: 1936
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: March 21, 1936
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Avgustin

Bishop of Ekaterinoslav and Taganrog

  • Date of Death: November 30, 1892
  • Date of Consecration: June 27, 1881
  • Date of Election: 1881
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1864
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Avgustin of Orenburg

His Grace Avgustin

Bishop of Orenburg and Ufa

  • Date of Death: January 1, 1842
  • Date of Consecration: June 10, 1806
  • Date of Election: 1806
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 19, 1797
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraam

Archbishop of Yaroslavl and Rostov

  • Date of Death: April 18, 1844
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: October 29, 1821
  • Date of Consecration: June 21, 1818
  • Date of Election: 1818
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 3, 1813
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraamii

Metropolitan of Belgorod and Oboyansk

  • Date of Death: August 6, 1692
  • Date of Consecration: July 13, 1684
  • Date of Election: 1684
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraamii

Metropolitan of Ryazan and Muromsk

  • Date of Death: February 27, 1708
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraamii

Archbishop of Glazov

  • Date of Death: 1939
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: January 7, 1937
  • Date of Consecration: September 3, 1923
  • Date of Election: 1923
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1900
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraamii

Archbishop of Rostov

  • Date of Death: 16th century
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Eminence Avraamii

Archbishop of Smolensk

  • Date of Death: 17th century
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Avraamii

Bishop of Kolomena

  • Date of Death: 1501
  • Date of Consecration: November 18, 1490
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Avraamii

Bishop of Penzensk

  • Date of Death: 1937
  • Date of Consecration: February 22, 1926
  • Date of Election: 1926
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: June 7, 1907
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

His Grace Avraamii

Bishop of Saratov

  • Date of Death: October 24, 1893
  • Date of Consecration: November 2, 1880
  • Date of Election: 1880
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: May 4, 1863
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Avvakum of Staro-Ufa

His Grace Avvakum

Bishop of Staro-Ufa

  • Date of Death: October 15, 1937
  • Date of Consecration: November 28, 1922
  • Date of Election: 1922
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: Spring 1922
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Daniel of Erie

His Grace Daniel

Bishop of Erie

  • Date of Death: April 26, 2010
  • Date of Consecration: August 14, 1988
  • Date of Election: 1988
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1988
  • Name Day: December 30
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Dimitrii of Tauride

His Grace Dimitrii

Bishop of Tauride

  • Date of Death: 1945
  • Date of Consecration: 1903
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Diomid of Andyra

His Grace Diomid

Bishop of Andyra and Chukota

  • Date of Consecration: August 10, 2000
  • Date of Election: 2000
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: July 3, 1987
  • Name Day: August 29
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Dionisii of Ufa

His Grace Dionisii

Bishop of Ufa

  • Date of Death: September 8, 1896
  • Date of Consecration: February 9, 1868
  • Date of Election: 1868
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Bishop Dorimedont of Edinetsk

His Grace Dorimedont

Bishop of Edinetsk and Brichansk

  • Date of Death: December 31, 2006
  • Date of Consecration: November 8, 1998
  • Date of Election: 1998
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: December 7, 1986
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Evfimii of Mukachev

His Eminence Evfimii

Archbishop of Mukachev and Uzhgorod

  • Date of Death: January 19, 2000
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1996
  • Date of Consecration: July 28, 1989
  • Date of Election: 1989
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: 1957
  • Name Day: February 2
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Evgenii of Tambov

His Eminence Evgenii

Archbishop of Tambov and Michurinsk

  • Date of Death: October 11, 2002
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: 1991
  • Date of Consecration: May 31, 1987
  • Date of Election: 1987
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Metropolitan Feodosii of Poltava

His Eminence Feodosii

Metropolitan of Poltava and Kremenchug

  • Date of Consecration: June 4, 1967
  • Date of Election: 1967
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters
Archbishop Filaret of Penzensk

His Eminence Filaret

Archbishop of Penzensk and Kuznetsk

  • Hierarchical Sees
  •    Retired (2010-)
  •    Archbishop of Penzensk and Kuznetsk (2004-2010)
  •    Bishop of Penzensk and Kuznetsk (2000-2004)
  •    Bishop of Maikop and Armavirsk (1995-2000)
  •    Bishop of Dmitrov (1992-1995)
  •    Bishop of Astrakhan and Enotaevsk (1990-1992)
  • Date of Elevation to Archbishop: February 29, 2004
  • Date of Consecration: March 11, 1990
  • Date of Election: 1990
  • Date of Ordination to the Priesthood: May 30, 1977
  • Date of Ordination to the Diaconate: June 29, 1975
  • Date of Monastic Tonsure: April 4, 1975
  • Name Day: December 14
  • Date of Birth: August 21, 1946
  • Full Name: Anatolii Vasil'evich Karagodin
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  • Biography
  • Encyclicals and Pastoral Letters

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