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Archpriest

 

in the hierarchy of the Orthodox Church, a senior priest, chief among the clergy of a given church. The archpriest is a member of the “white,” or non-monastic, clergy. The faithful usually address him as “father,” as they do all other priests. In Russian the official church address is vashe vysokoprepodobie (“your reverence”).

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Prior to this meeting, all archpriests around the country, on behalf of all priests and parishioners, sent telegrams to the St.
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Vasenko, who argued in the 19th and early 20th centuries that SK was composed no later than 1563 by Archpriest Andrei of the Annunciation Cathedral (later, Metropolitan Afanasii).
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