Ruling Bishop

Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany.

Vice President of the Synod of Bishops in ROCOR.
Overseer of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.

The Metropolitan of Berlin and Germany Mark (Arndt).

Status: In office.

Date of birth: 29th January 1941 Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany.

Ordination to Deacon: 1975

Monastic tonsure: 1975

Was given the name Mark in honor of the holy monk, st. Mark the Ascetic. The tonsure was carried out by the bishop Pavel (Pavlov).

Ordination to the priesthood: 1975

Ordained by the bishop Pavel (Pavlov).

Ordained as bishop: 30th november 1980

Ordained as Bishop of Munich and Southern Germany, vicar to the diocese of Berlin. The ordination was carried out by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) with the Archbishop of Montreal and Canada Vitaly (Ustinov), The Archbishop of Western-America and San-Francisco Anthony (Medvedev), the Bishop of Syracuse and Holy Trinity Monastery Laurus (Shkurla), the Bishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand Pavel (Pavlov) and the Bishop of Manhattan Gregory (Grabbe).

Since 1982: Archbishop of Berlin and Germany.
Since 2019: Metropolitan of Berlin and Germany.

Is the abbot the monastery of Saint Job of Pochaev in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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81247 München
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