Ioan (Bodnarchuk), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ioan (Bodnarchuk)

Ukrainian priest

Date of Birth: 12-Apr-1929

Place of Birth: Ternopil, Tarnopol Voivodeship, Ukraine

Date of Death: 09-Nov-1994

Profession: priest

Nationality: Ukraine

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Ioan (Bodnarchuk)

  • Metropolitan Ioann (secular name Vasyl Mykolayovych Bodnarchuk, Ukrainian: ?????? ??????????? ?????????, Russian: ??????? ?????????? ?????????; 12 April 1927 – 9 November 1994) was an Orthodox hierarch born in the Ternopil area of Western Ukraine, which at that time was a territory of Poland.
  • During his life he was successively bishop in the Russian Orthodox Church (1977–1989), in the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (1989–1992) and in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate (1992–1994). Though he was born into a family of Greek-Catholics, he converted to Orthodoxy early in his childhood.

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