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 Archbishop Meletius ( Valentin Vladimirovich Renko )


Archbishop of Chernivtsi and Bukovynskiy UOC MP


born July 17, 1962 in the family of the employee , the EMG -21 Dzhambulskoyi region of Kazakhstan . Since 1963 he lived in the city . Kropotkin Krasnodar region .



Since 1980 - nose obedience reader and servant in the Holy Protection Cathedral City Kropotkin Krasnodar diocese.

1981-1983 - served in the Soviet Army .

1983 entered the Moscow Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1987. In 1996 he completed the course of the Moscow Theological Academy .

In September 1986 he was admitted to the monks of Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra ; December 3 of that year tonsured governor Monastery Archimandrite Alexis (now Archbishop of Tula and Bilivskym ).

1986 - at the Holy Dormition cathedral city . Vladimir was consecrated Archbishop Serapion of Vladimir and Suzdal ( 1999 ) hierodeacon .

After graduation in 1987, MDS educational committee was sent to Lviv- Ternopil diocese to replenish fraternity Pochayiv Lavra .

1990 - transferred to clergy -Bukovina Chernivtsi diocese of Chernivtsi and appointed secretary of the diocesan administration .

January 6, 1991 at St. Dukhovskoi cathedral city . Chernivtsi was ordained to the priesthood .

1992 - elevated the rank of Archimandrite .

2006 - in the Assumption Cathedral of Kiev Pechersk Lavra was elevated to the rank of bishop Khotyn , Vicar of the Diocese of Chernivtsi .

2013 - elevated to the rank of archbishop .

September 16, 2014 - decision of the Holy Synod of the UOC dismissed as Auxiliary bishop of the diocese and Chernivtsi Chernivtsi- appointed administrator of the diocese Bukovynske ( with the title - Archbishop of Chernivtsi and Bukovynskiy ).
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