Saint Ambrosii of Belaya Krinitsa

Saint Ambrosii Of Belaya Krinitsa

Ambrosii or Amvrosii (Russian) (1791–1863) was the first Old Believers' Metropolitan of the Ancient Orthodox Church.

Ambrosii was born Andreas Popovic in 1791 in Maistra, at that time part of the Ottoman Empire. He was of Greek origin. He became a bishop in 1835, and converted to the Old Believers in 1846, thus establishing a full Church Hierarchy of the Old Believers. This hierarchy became known as the Belokrinitskaya Hierarchy.

Read more about Saint Ambrosii Of Belaya Krinitsa:  Introduction, Biography of Saint Ambrosii, Conversion To The Old Faith, Exile and Death, Investigation of The Patriarchate of Constantinople, Canonization of Metropolitan Ambrosii

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... At a joint synod held at the Monastery of Belaya Krinitsa 150 years after its acceptance of the primacy, Metropolitan Ambrosii was canonized on 11 November 1996 ... Persondata Name Ambrosii Of Belaya Krinitsa, Saint Alternative names Short description Ancient orthodox saint Date of birth 1791 Place of birth Maistra ...

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