Metropolitan Pavel with Metropolitan Sergiy

Bishop announced for Philippine diocese

Khanty-Mansysk The Eparchy of Khanty-Mansiysk in Western Siberia.

His Eminence Metropolitan Pavel of Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut has been designated administrator of the Russian Orthodox diocese of the Philippines and Vietnam of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Southeast Asia.

For the present, he remains Metropolitan of Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut, and additionally serves as administrator of the Diocese of the Philippines and Vietnam. It is expected that in the December meeting of the Holy Synod, he will be formally appointed Bishop of Manila and Hanoi as established in February of this year.

He is pictured below, left, together with His Eminence Metropolitan Sergiy of Singapore and Southeast Asia, Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia, during a visit to Manila, Philippines on August 7, 2019.

Metropolitan Pavel with metropolitan Sergiy

Father Silouan

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