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John of Shanghai & San Francisco

Post by Witness » Sat May 30, 2015 4:49 am

Found this amusing Wiki page:


Wikipedia wrote:Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco also John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker (Serbian: Св. Јован Шангајски Sv. Jovan Šangajski, Russian: Иоанн Шанхайский и Сан Францисский Ioann Shankhayskiyi i San Frantsiskyi) (1896–1966) was a prominent Eastern Orthodox ascetic and hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) who was active in the mid-20th century. He was a pastor and spiritual father of high reputation and a reputed wonderworker to whom was attributed great powers of prophecy, clairvoyance and healing, and he is often referred to simply as "St. John the Wonderworker".

Bishop of Shanghai, Archbishop of Western Europe, Archbishop of San Francisco