6054Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: He Who Restraineth
- Jul 24, 2002True! Kirov was not even promoted to until late 30's to replace Zinoviev at the Leningrad Committee.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kiril Bart
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: He Who Restraineth
Bishop of Kirov?? There was no Kirov at the time, that
town was named Vjatka and it was renamed after Kirov
(comunists leader) was killed.
--- "Fr. Alexander Lebedeff" <lebedeff@...>
> VJB wrote:
> >He [Metropolitan Sergius] was appointed to replace
> Archbishop Evdokim
> >(Isiderskiy), a renovationist.
> This is not fully historically accurate.
> First of all, the surname of the renovationist
> bishop Evdokim was
> **Meshcherskiy**, not "Isiderskiy."
> Secondly, Evdokim (Meshcherskiy) was the Orthodox
> Ruling Bishop of Nizhny
> Novgorod from 1918 to June 3/16, 1922. From June
> 3/16, 1922 to October
> 20/November 2, 1922 he was the Renovationist Bishop
> of Nizhny Novgorod.
> From October 20/November 2, 1922 to March 31/April
> 13, 1923--he was the
> Renovationist Bishop of Odessa. From March 31/April
> 13, 1924 to September,
> 1924, he was the Renovationist Bishop of Kirov.
> The Orthodox (Non-Renovationist) See of Nizhny
> Novgorod was vacant from
> June 3/16, 1922 to March 18/31, 1924, when Metr.
> Sergius (Stragorodsky) was
> appointed by Patriarch Tikhon.
> With love in Christ,
> Prot. Alexander Lebedeff
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