The enthronement of His Grace Bishop Ignatie as Bishop of Huși will be celebrated at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral in Huși, Vaslui County, on October 22, 2017. His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldavia and Bukovina, will celebrate the Divine Liturgy and lead the Rite of Enthronement at the Diocesan Cathedral of Huși.
Being the 52nd Bishop of Huși, His Grace Ignatie was canonically elected by the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church during its working session on Oct. 5. Bishop Ignatie succeeds Bishop Corneliu, who retired at the beginning of August 2017.
The jurisdiction of the Huși Diocese covers Vaslui County, being a province of the Holy Metropolis of Moldavia and Bukovina. The Diocese of Huși was founded in 1598, operating until the arrival of the communist regime in Romania. The diocese resumed its activity in 1996 when it was reactivated
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