Epiphanius I of Ukraine

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Metropolitan Epiphanius of Kyiv and All Ukraine was born with the name Serhii Dumenko. He was born on February 3, 1979. He is the head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU). He is Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine.[1][2]

Metropolitan Epiphanius was the Metropolitan bishop of Pereyaslav and Bila Tserkva from 2013 to 2018.[3]

Biography[change | change source]

Serhii Dumenko was born on February 3, 1979 in Odesa Oblast, Ukraine. He lived in Chernivtsi Oblast when he was young.

In 1999, he graduated from the Kyiv Theological Seminary. Then he entered the Kyiv Theological Academy. He graduated with a doctor of theology degree in 2003.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ecumenical Patriarchate announces election of Metropolitan Epiphanios as Primate of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Ukraine - Archon News Article - Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate". www.archons.org. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  2. "Metropolitan Epifaniy (Dumenko) becomes Primate of One Local Orthodox Church of Ukraine - RISU". Religious Information Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  3. "Українська Православна Церква Київський Патріархат (УПЦ КП)". cerkva.info. Retrieved 16 January 2018.