Metropolis of Moldavia and Bukovina

The Metropolis of Moldavia and Bucovina, in Iași, Romania, is a metropolis of the Romanian Orthodox Church.

HistoryEdit

 
The history of the Orthodox church in the Romanian lands, 10-18th centuries

The Metropolis of Moldavia was set up in 1386, and recognized in 1401, by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. It then united, in 1872, with the Metropolis of Ungro-Wallachia to form the Romanian Orthodox Church.[1]

Administration and structureEdit

The church is headed by the Archbishop of Iași and Metropolitan of Moldavia and Bucovina, Teofan Savu. It is divided into three archdioceses and one diocese.

Archdioceses and ArchbishopsEdit

Dioceses and BishopsEdit

List of MetropolitansEdit

  • 1401 Iosif Mușat
  • 1436-1447 Damian
  • 1447-1452 Ioachim
  • 1452-1477 Teoctist I
  • 1477-1508 Gheorghe I de Neamțu
  • 1509-1528 Teoctist II
  • 1528-1530 Calistrat
  • 1530-1546 Teofan I
  • 1546-1551 Grigorie Roșca
  • 1551-1552 Gheorghe II de Bistrița
  • 1552-1564 Grigorie II de la Neamț
  • 1564-1572 Teofan II
  • 1572-1577 Atanasie
  • 1578-1579 Teofan II
  • .../...
  • 1582-1588 Teofan II
  • 1588-1591 Gheorghe III Movilă
  • 1591-1594 Nicanor
  • 1595-1600 Gheorghe III Movilă
  • 1600-1601 vacancy
  • 1601-1605 Gheorghe III Movilă
  • 1605-1608 Teodosie Barbovschi
  • 1608-1629 Anastasie Crimca
  • 1629-1632 Anastasie II
  • 1632-1653 Varlaam Moţoc
  • 1653-1659 Ghedeon
  • 1659-1666 Sava

.../...

.../...

.../...

  • 1708-1722 Ghedeon
  • 1722-1730 Gheorghe IV
  • 1730-1740 Antonie
  • 1740-1750 Nechifor
  • 1750-1760 Iacob Putneanul
  • 1761-1786 Gavriil Callimachi
  • 1786-1788 Leon Gheucă
  • 1788-1792 Ambrozie Serebrenicov
  • 1792-1803 Iacob Stamati [2]
  • 1803-1842 Veniamin Costache

.../...

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Position of the Romanian Patriarchate concerning the Reactivation of the Three Dioceses in the Metropolitanate of Bessarabia". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  2. ^ Mitropolitul Iacob Stamati: fermitate duhovnicească și simț gospodăresc, 24 iunie 2008, Pr. Bogdan Racu, Ziarul Lumina, accesat la 7 iulie 2013

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