Metropolis of Moldavia and Bukovina

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The Metropolis of Moldavia and Bukovina, in Iași, Romania, is one of the main bishoprics of the Romanian Orthodox Church.

History[edit]

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

Set up in 1386, and recognised, in 1401, by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Metropolis of Moldavia united, in 1872, with the Metropolis of Ungro-Wallachia to form the Romanian Orthodox Church.[1]

Administration and structure[edit]

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

Archdioceses and Archbishops[edit]

Dioceses and Bishops[edit]

List of Metropolitans[edit]

  • 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

.../...

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