Archbishop Klyment of Crimea elevated to Metropolitan
09 August, 12:18Orthodox
On August 9, following the Liturgy, Primate of the OCU, Metropolitan Epifaniy announced the elevation of Archbishop Klyment to the rank of Metropolitan.
The OCU spokesman, Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya), wrote about it on his Facebook page.
"Taking into account your long-term devoted service to the Local Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the sacrificial archpastoral work in the conditions of oppression and persecution, and on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the episcopal consecration and rule of the Crimean Diocese, Archbishop Klyment of Simferopol and Crimea will be elevated to the rank of Metropolitan," the OCU spokesperson wrote.