Sawa (Hrycuniak)

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Sawa Hrycuniak in 2010.

Metropolitan Sawa, (Sabbas, secular name Michał Hrycuniak; born 14 April 1938) is the leader of the Polish Orthodox Church (since 1998), the second largest organized religion in Poland. He holds the title of Metropolitan of Warsaw.[1][2] He is also a professor of theology. Previously, he was a bishop of Białystok and Gdańsk (1981–1998) and Łódź and Poznań (1979–1981).


  1. ^ 43rd, Ed 2002; Limited, Europa Publications (2003-07-10). The Europa world year book. Taylor & Francis Group. p. 3394. ISBN 978-1-85743-197-1. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Borowik, Irena (2003). Religions, churches and the scientific studies of religion: Poland and Ukraine. NOMOS. p. 39. ISBN 978-83-88508-41-7. Retrieved 27 July 2011.