Ivan Ljavinec

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Ivan Ljavinec
Titular Bishop of Acalissus
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Coat of arms
Church Byzantine Catholic Church
Diocese Apostolic Exarchate in the Czech Republic
See Titular See of Acalissus
In office 1996 - 2012
Predecessor Benigno Chiriboga
Successor vacant
Orders
Ordination 28 July 1946
by Theodore Romzha
Consecration 30 March 1996
by Miroslav Stefan Marusyn
Personal details
Born (1923-04-18)18 April 1923
Volovec, Czechoslovakia (present day Ukraine)
Died 9 December 2012(2012-12-09) (aged 89)
Žernůvka, Czech Republic

Ivan Ljavinec (18 April 1923 – 9 December 2012) was a Czech hierarch of the Byzantine Catholic Church.

Ljavinec was born in Volovec, Czechoslovakia (now in Ukraine) and ordained a priest on 28 July 1946. Ljavinec was appointed titular bishop of the Acalissus as well as Apostolic Exarch of the Apostolic Exarchate in the Czech Republic on 18 January 1996 and ordained a bishop on 30 March 1996. Ljavinec retired as apostolic exarch on 23 April 2003.

He lived as the Apostolic Exarch emeritus in the House of St. Elżbeta in Žernůvka, Czech Republic, where died. His body was transferred in Ukraine and in December 15, 2012 buried in his native Volovec.

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