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( Metropolitan of Moscow, the writer)

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(N-1461), Metropolitan of Moscow, the writer. At the age of 12 a haircut in one of the monks in monasteries Galician. In the 20-ies. - Monk Moscow Simonov Monastery. Metropolitan Photius elevated to the rank of bishop of Ryazan and Murom. He became famous in the Ryazan region of its missionary activity. After the death of Metropolitan Photius Basil II promoted him to the post of Metropolitan, but for the approval of Constantinople Jonah missed due to the outbreak of war. " Meanwhile, the new metropolitan was appointed Greek Isidore. After the arrest and conviction of Isi-dora Council of Russian bishops (for adhering to the terms of the Union of Florence), Jonah was again supported by Basil II. Only 1448g. Without the consent of the Patriarch of Constantinople, he was appointed Metropolitan, becoming the first Russian head of the autocephalous church. Fought for the preservation of the Orthodox faith after the conclusion of the Union of Florence. Creator of the community cell manuscript of the Gospel. Canonized Russian Orthodox Church


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