Vladimir of St. Julius Island
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Vladimir ((Russian) Преосвященство ВЛАДИМИР Епископ Святаго Джулий; (Greek) Ο Βλαντιμίρ, Επίσκοπος της Πόλεως Αγίου Ιουλίου της Αίγινας) is the Bishop of St. Julius Island, in Orta San Giulio, of the Holy Synod of Milan.
He is an Archeologist by background, having studied the History of Classical Antiquity, Archeology and Byzantine History, writing his dissertation on Byzantine canon law and civil law.
As a young boy, he was part of a parish of Russian Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow directed by Archimandrite Evloghij.
He became hieromonk in 1985 (ordined by Bishop Evloghij), then in 1992 Hegumen and Archimandrite in 1994.
He was consecrated a bishop in 1995 by the Archbishop Evloghij, Archbishop Vigil of Paris and the Archbishop Vasily under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Kiev. Bishop Lazar (Puhalo) of Ottawa, who new him in Kiev, send as member of the Holy Synod his agreement for the consecration.
In 2004 he left his mother Church and went to another jurisdiction, and after he has repented, he was readmitted to the Holy Synod of Milan with penance. He was put into forced retirement by the Holy Synod of Milan, where he remained until June of 2013 as a retired bishop. After years was accepted his request to return.
He is part of the Synod of Milan as head of the Department of Liturgy and of the Department of Canon Law.