Diocese of Pskov

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Diocese of Pskov and Velikiye Luki
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Location
Headquarters Trinity Cathedral, Pskov
Information
Denomination Eastern Orthodox
Sui iuris church Russian Orthodox Church
Established 1589
Language Old Church Slavonic
Governance Eparchy
Website
www.pskov-eparhiya.ru

The Diocese of Pskov and Porkhov (Russian: Псковская и Порховская епархия) is an eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. The ruling bishop is Metropolitan Eusebius (Savin). As of 2008 it consists of 10 monasteries, 212 churches, 108 chapels, 178 priests, 20 deacons.

The diocese was established on January 26 (February 4) 1589 after separating from the Novgorod Diocese.

The cathedra in 1682 was formed by 13 metropolitan, 6 archbishops and 49 bishops. Therefore suggested to be in Pskov Department of Metropolitan, and was appointed the first metropolitan Markell.[clarification needed]