New Metropolitan Made for Kyiv (GOC – Kirykos)

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New Metropolitan Made for Kyiv (GOC – Kirykos)


(Cyprus) According to the English Language Website of the “Kirykite Matthewites”, a new Bishop has been ordained for Kyiv: the site reads “On the 12th of May, (25th ns), 2008, the feast day of St. Epiphanios of Cyprus and the Sunday commemoration of the Samaritan Woman, in the temple of St. Xenia in the city of Limassol, Cyprus, Archimandrite Seraphim was consecrated to the episcopacy and given the title, Metropolitan of Kiev, by Metropolitan Kyrikos of Mesogaias and Lavreotikis with the full participation of Bishop Gerontios of Vrancea (Romania) and Bishop Matthew of Kenya.

This would be, with the elevation of Bp Matthew of Kenya, the second Bishop of the TOC – Kirykos elevated in two weeks. There had been speculation on internet forums as to whether he would be elevated shortly after Bp Matthew.

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