Archbishop Michael (Russian: Архиепископ Михаил, secular name Simeon Vasilyevich Donskoff, Russian: Симеон Васильевич Донсков; 29 March 1943, Paris) is a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, archbishop of Geneva and Western Europe.
Simeon Donskoff was born on March 29, 1943, in Paris, France to the family of Don Cossack Vasiliy Semyonovich Donskoff. He received his education in France and completed the 10-year Russian school of A. M. Osorgina where he studied the Law of God, literature, Russian language, and history.
In 1966 he received the Diplôme de Moniteur des Colonies de Vacances, which allowed him to become an instructor in Orthodox youth camps, directing youth camps in France and Austria.
In 1994 and 1995 he also directed youth camps in Russia. At the same time he worked in hospitals and reanimation clinics in Paris.
In 2002 he received the title of Bishop of Boston, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese.
At the Council of Bishops in May 2006, he was transferred to the Geneva and Western European Diocese.
- "Михаил, архиепископ Женевский и Западно-Европейский (РПЦЗ) (Донсков Симеон Васильевич)". Russian Orthodox Church. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
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