Metropolitan, Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe, Moscow Patriarchate
Metropolitan of Korsun and Western Europe since 2015 and Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe of the Moscow Patriarchate. He studied theology at the Seminary and Theological Academy of Saint Petersburg. From 2009 to 2011 he headed the personal secertariat of the Patriarch of Moscow Kirill. From 2011 to 2015 he was Pastor of the Russian Saint Catherine church in Rome. He is head of the Directorate of Ecclesial Structures Abroad of the Patriarchate of Moscow and has pastoral responsibility for the parishes of the Russian Church in Italy.