Patriarch Justinian of Romania

Justinian Marina (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌjustiniˈan maˈrina]; born Ioan Marina [iˈo̯an]) (February 2, 1901, in Suiești, Vâlcea County – March 26, 1977, in Bucharest) was a Romanian Orthodox prelate. He was the third patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, serving between 1948 and 1977.


Patriarch Justinian of Romania
By God's mercy, Archbishop of Bucharest,
Metropolitan of Ungro-Vlachia,
Locum tenens of the throne of Caesarea Cappadociae and
Patriarch of All Romania
Patriarch-Justinian
ChurchRomanian Orthodox Church
SeeBucharest
Installed24 May 1948
Term ended26 March 1977
PredecessorNicodim of Romania
SuccessorIustin of Romania
Personal details
Birth nameIoan Marina
Born(1901-02-02)February 2, 1901
Suiești, Vâlcea County
DiedMarch 26, 1977(1977-03-26) (aged 76)
Bucharest
BuriedRadu-Vodă Monastery
NationalityRomanian
DenominationEastern Orthodox