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Publication of Official List of Candidates Eligible for Election to the Office of Episcopacy in GOA


Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NEW YORK – In accordance with Article 14 of the Charter of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, as interpreted by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate,  and the pertinent Regulations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (Advisory and Consultative Role in Hierarchical Elections), the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese following a practice for the last fourteen years, publishes the list of candidates eligible for election to the Office of Metropolitan. This list has been duly ratified by the Ecumenical Patriarchate with an official document dated January 10, 2018 and under protocol number 28.

Category 1
(in alphabetical order)
V. Rev. Archimandrite Dionysios Anagnostopoulos
V. Rev. Archimandrite Timothy Bakakos
V. Rev. Archimandrite Vasilios Bassakyros
V. Rev. Archimandrite Ambrosios Bitziadis (Bowers)
V. Rev. Archimandrite John E. Constantine
V. Rev. Archimandrite Joachim A. Cotsonis
V. Rev. Archimandrite Nektarios Cottros
V . Rev. Archimandrite Damaskinos V. Ganas
V. Rev. Archhimandrite Athanasios DeMedeiros
V. Rev. Archimandrite Stavroforos Mamaies
V. Rev. Archimandrite Christodoulos Margellos
V. Rev. Archimandrite Constantine Moralis
V. Rev. Archimandrite Makarios J. Niakaros
V. Rev. Archimandrite George Nikas
V. Rev. Archimandrite Chrysostom Panos
V. Rev. Archimandrite Christodoulos Papadeas
V. Rev. Archimandrite Nektarios Papazafiropoulos
V. Rev. Archimandrite Eugene N. Pappas
V. Rev. Archimandrite Nektarios Serfes
V. Rev. Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides
V. Rev. Archimandrite Agathonikos Wilson
Rev. Fr. E. Kyprianos Bouboutsis
Rev. Economos Christopher Flesoras

Category 2

Metropolitans of the Holy Archdiocese of America
His Eminence Metropolitan of Boston Methodios (Tournas)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Denver Isaiah (Chronopoulos)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Atlanta Alexios (Panagiotopoulos)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Detroit Nikolaos (Pissare)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Pittsburgh Savas (Zembillas)
His Eminence Metropolitan of San Francisco Gerasimos (Mihaleas)
His Eminence Metropolitan of New Jersey Evangelos (Kourounis)

Category 3

Auxiliary bishops of the Holy Archdiocese of America
His Grace Bishop of  Phasiane Andonios (Paropoulos)
His Grace Bishop of Mokissos Demetrios (Kantzavelos)
His Grace Bishop of  Zela Sevastianos (Skordallos)
His Grace Bishop of  Medeia Apostolos (Koufalakis)

Category 4

Metropolitans and Bishops of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
His Eminence Metropolitan of Toronto Soterios (Athanasoulas)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Mexico Athenagoras (Anastasiadis)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Dardanelles Nikitas (Lioulias)
His Eminence Metropolitan of Sweden Cleopas (Strongylis)
His Grace Bishop of Nyssa Gregorios (Tatsis)
His Grace Bishop of Philomelion Ilia (Katre)


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