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'''(Voskresensky'''was Archbishop of the [[Diocese of Kazanand Mariof the [[Church of Russia]] from 1960 to 1975. He served many of his years as the ruling [[bishop]] during the persecutions of the [[w:Khrushchev]] era.
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Archbishop Miсhael (secular name Mikhail Dmitriyevich Voskresensky) was Archbishop of the Kazan and Mari of the Church of Russia from 1960 to 1975. He served many of his years as the ruling bishop during the persecutions of the Khrushchov era.
Little is known of the life of Archbishop Mikhail. He joined in the demands of some of the Russian hierarchy for reconsideration of the regulations concerning administration of Russian Orthodox Church that had been adopted under pressure of the secular authorities. The demands were presented, in 1961, in a letter by Abp. Hermogen (Golubev) of Tashkent and Central Asia that Abp. Mikhail signed together with six hierarchs who looked to the realization of reforms in the church.
Michael (Voskresensky) of Kazan
|Archbishop of Kazan
1960 - 1975