Barlaam Vonatovich( Archbishop of Kiev)
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Biography Barlaam Vonatovich
Born in the Polish town of Yaroslavl in Galicia, was the chief priest in the navy, Archimandrite Tikhvin Monastery. In 1730, . the nominal command of the Empress Anna, . he was ordered with all members of the consistory and the cathedral clerk to come to Moscow, . where he was put to trial a secret office, . Senate sentenced to deprivation of dignity, . Synod archpastorship removed from the priesthood and the rank of a simple monk, exiled in conclusion, the Kirillov-Belozersky Monastery, his property was commanded to describe and take the treasury,
. The cause disasters befallen Barlaam were his discord with Feofan Prokopovich, he did not restrain rumors that went in Kiev on heresy Theophanes, and allowed the reprinting of "Stone of Faith" Stephen Yavorsky. Officially Barlaam accused of that vysokotorzhestvenny day not served prayers, in opposition to the decree of March 17, 1730, Mr.. On the accession of Elizabeth Barlaam was released from prison, with the return of his episcopal dignity, but wished to retire to rest in Tikhvin monastery, there poshimilsya and died in 1751, Mr.. - See. Metropolitan Eugene, "Description of the Kiev-Sofia cathedral.