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Justinian (Ovchinnikov) of Naro-Fominsk

His Eminence, the Most Reverend Justinian (Ovchinnikov), (Russian:Юстиниан Овчинников), Archbishop of Naro-Fominsk, is the Administrator of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA that consists of the parishes in the United States that are directly under the canonical authority of the Church of Russia.

Abp. Justinian is also the Second Vice Chairman of the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America.


Abp. Justinian was born on January 28, 1961 in Kosteryovo, Vladimir Oblast. He received his monastic tonsure and name, Justinian, on March 24, 1988. He was consecrated a bishop on September 1, 1995. Prior to his assignment to the United States in March 2010 he was the ruling hierarch of the Diocese of Tiraspol and Dubossary.

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Justinian (Ovchinnikov) of Kalmykia and Elista
Preceded by:
Diocese of Tiraspol
Succeeded by:
Sava (Volkov)
Preceded by:
Mercurius (Ivanov) of Zaraisk
Administrator of the
Russian Orthodox Church in the USA

Succeeded by:
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