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Boris KROTKEVICH

Boris KROTKEVICH, Metropolitan of Minsk and Belarusian, Russia Orthodox Church, since 1961. right to wear cross on cowl, 1959.

Background

  • KROTKEVICH, Boris was born in 1891.

  • Education

    • As Candidate of Theol. graduated Kiev Theol.

    Career

    • During World War П delivered to Soviet government 1,475,500 rubles and foodstuff valued at 4,000,000 rubles, collectec among his parishioners. Archpriest of Zhitomir. 1944 took monastic vows with name Antoniy.

      1944-1946 Bishop of Zhitomir. 1947-1952 Bishop of Kostroma and Galich. 1952 elevated to archbishop.

      1953 retired temporarily because of poor health. 1954-1961 Archbishop of Tula anc Bclev.
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    Born 1891
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