Grigoriy ZAKALYAK, USSR Bishop of Lvov and Ternopol, Russia Orthodox Church, since 1960. awarded miter by Moscow Patriarch.
ZAKALYAK, Grigoriy was born in 1908 in Khodorov, Ukrainia.
1932 graduated Law Faculty, Lvov University. 1936 graduated Stanislav Catholic Theol.
1936 ordained priest and assigned to Stanislav Greek Catholic Cathedral. 1946 entered Russia Orthodox Church and took part in Lvov Synod, which decided on abolition of Uniate Church. 1947 elevated to archpriest.
1949 Secretary, Stanislav Eparchial Administration. 1956 took monastic vows and elevated to Bishop of Sambor and Drogobych. 1959-1960 Bishop of Chernovtsy and Bukovina.