OCU elects a new bishop

02 February, 16:55
Orthodox
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On February 2, 2022, a regular meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was held at the residence of the Primate of the Orthodox Church at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral. The meeting was attended by all its members.

This is reported by the OCU website.

At the request of Metropolitan Ioasaf of Ivano-Frankivsk and Galicia, the Synod elected a Vicar Bishop for the Diocese of Ivano-Frankivsk and Galicia.

Archimandrite Feognost (Bodoryak), a resident of the St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery of Kyiv, was elected bishop of Bogorodchany.

Archimandrite Feognost heads the Ivano-Frankivsk Theological Institute.

He studied at the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy and the Ivano-Frankivsk Theological Institute.