Archimandrite Michael Anishchenko appointed head of stauropegion in Kiev

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, during its meeting on 9-11 January 2019, following its decision of 11 October 2018 to restaure a stauropegion of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Kiev, one of the many stavropigia that the Ecumenical Patriarchate used to have in Ukraine in the past centuries, has appointed as its head The Very Reverend Archimandrite of the Ecumenical Throne Michael Anishchenko, who headed until now the Orthodox Community in Antalya (Turkey) of the Holy Metropolis of Pisidia.