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'''Nicholas''' (born '''Nicolae
Iuhos''') was a [[priest]] and [[archimandrite]] in the [[Church of Romania]], [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]] and [[Orthodox Church in America]].
He went into [[schism]] to the [[Holy Orthodox Church in North America]], [[Russian Orthodox Church in Exile#Current status|True Russian Orthodox Church (Damascene)]], and now [[Russian True-Orthodox Church (Vyacheslav)]]. He is RTOC-V [[Bishop]] of Cincinnati and America, and Secretary of their Synod of Bishops.
== Biography ==
Iuhos was [[February 9]] 1952 in village Șilindru, Bihor, Romania.
He married and in 1973 he was [[ordination|Ordained]] to the priesthood in the [[Church of Romania]]. Served in Oradea, Romania.
In 1981 he Complete the Orthodox Institute in Sibiu, Romania.
In 1982 he elevated to the rank of [[archpriest]].
In 1984 during his pilgrimage to [[Jerusalem]] and the [[Holy Land]] he refused to return to homeland. He moved to Germany where he transferred to ROCOR and served in the parishes of the ROCOR German diocese.
In 1991 he Became a [[monk]], elevated to [[Igumen]].
In 1992 he transferred to serve in Jerusalem as acting
Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem (ROCOR).
May 4, 1993 at the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad Metropolitan Vitaly (Ustinov) nominated him to the bishopric, but аrchbishops [[Mark (Arndt) of Berlin|Mark (Arndt)]] and [[Laurus (Škurla) of New York|Laurus (Škurla)]] voted against<ref>http://sinod.ruschurchabroad.org/Arh%20Sobor%201993%20Prot.htm</ref>.
In November 1993, passed into jurisdiction of the Orthodox Church in America, where he was elevated to the rank of [[Archimandrite]].
Since 1999 he served as rector of the Church of St. John the Baptist in the city of Passaic.
At March 19-22, 2001 Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America appointed him as Rector of the [[St. Catherine the Great Martyr Church (Moscow)|Great Martyr Catherine in Moscow]] and the OCA’s Representation Church to the [[Church of Russia]]; effective since June 1<ref>http://oca.org/news/archived/holy-synod-appoints-new-rector-for-oca-representation-church-in-moscow</ref>.
After nearly year of service in Moscow had to resign due to health problems<ref>http://foma.ru/moya-amerika-moya-rossiya.html</ref> and moved to the United StatesБ.
In 2005 he established [[Holy Cross Monastery (Niagara Falls, New York)|Holy Cross Monastery]] in Niagara Falls, New York, under the Orthodox Church in America.
In 2009 he left the Church and joined the schismatic Holy Orthodox Church in North America.
[[February 22]] 2010: Left HOCNA and joined the scismatic "Russian Orthodox Church" ("Российская православная церковь", not to be confused with Moscow Patriarchate) under "Metropolitan" Damascene (Balabanov) of Moscow<ref>[http://www.ispovednik-portal.com/hronika/soobshchenie-o-perehode-arhimandrita-nikolaya-yuhosh-v-rossiyskuyu-pravoslavnuyu-cerkov Сообщение о переходе архимандрита Николая (Юхош) в Российскую Православную Церковь] '''(Russian)'''</ref> (former priest of ROCOR in Russia).
[[June 12]] 2010 archimandrite Nicholas was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] as Bishop of Cincinnati by Metropolitan Damascene of Moscow, Archbishop John of Zaporizhzya and Little Rus', and Bishop Andrian of Chisinau and Moldova as head of the North American Vicariate of the "
True Russian Orthodox Church. "
[[April 26]] 2012 Bishop Nicholas is accepted into the Russian True-Orthodox Church under Metropolitan Alexey (Bondarenko) of Moscow.
== References ==