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Innocent of Alaska: Saint Innocent of Alaska, also known as Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow was a Russian Orthodox missionary priest, then the first Orthodox bishop and archbishop in the Americas, and finally the Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia. Remembered for his missionary work, scholarship, and leadership in Alaska and the Russian Far East during the 19th century, he is known for his abilities as a scholar, linguist, and administrator, as well as his great zeal for his work.

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Google previewA New Dictionary of Saints (2007)

East and West by Michael J. Walsh

INNOCENT OF ALASKA of the measures taken by James II of England to restore Roman Catholicism, and especially of the Declaration of Indulgence, which allowed full liberty of worship. A process of canonization begun by Clement XI in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

Innocent of Alaska (1797–1878) is also another example of a great missionary who contextualized Orthodoxy while respecting the local customs of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

Innocent of Alaska; St. Tikhon of Moscow ...

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