Arsenius (Matseyevich)

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Arseny Matseyevich

Arseny Matseyevich (Russian: Арсений Мацеевич) (1697 – February 28, 1772) was the Russian archbishop of Rostov who protested against the confiscation of the church's land by Empress Catherine II in 1764. He was deprived of his office and was imprisoned in a fortress until his death.

He was canonized in 2000.

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