Nicodemus (Rusnak)

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Metropolitan Nicodemus
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ChurchUkrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)
Personal details
Mykola Stepanovych Rusnak

(1921-04-04)4 April 1921
Davydivtsi, Kingdom of Romania (now Ukraine)
Died15 September 2011(2011-09-15) (aged 90)
Holy Intercession Monastery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Metropolitan Nicodemus (secular name Nikolay Stepanovich Rusnak; 4 April 1921 – 15 September 2011) was the Ukrainian Orthodox metropolitan bishop of Kharkiv and Bohodukhiv.[1]

He was born in 1921 in Davydivtsi, Chernivtsi. On 6 January 1945, he took monastic tonsure and was ordained three months later, on 29 April 1945.[1]

He died at the Bishops' residence in the Holy Intercession Monastery, Kharkiv, on 15 September 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "ХАРКІВ. Відійшов до Господа керуючий єпархією митрополит Никодим (Руснак)" [KHARKIV. Metropolitan Nikodim (Rusnak), the head of the diocese, departed for the Lord]. Ukrainian Orthodox Church (in Ukrainian). 9 October 2011. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2020.