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Rohoza, Mykhailo
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(Mikhail Ragoza; c. 1540? – 1599, Kiev?), metropolitan of Kiev and Halič. In Rohoza’s period in office, union with Rome (Unions with Rome) was agreed. He came from the lesser Ruthenian nobility, and appears in 1579 as archimandrite of the Monastery of the Ascension in Minsk. On his appointment in 1589, Patriarch Jeremiah II of Constantinople had high hopes for the renewal of the church province of Kiev. At synods in Brest in 1590 and 1594 Rohoza worked for reforms within the churc…

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Oswalt, Julia, “Rohoza, Mykhailo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024799>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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