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Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America On Tuesday, July 25, 2023, with the blessings of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His Grace Bishop-elect Theophan of Philomelion was ordained to the episcopacy during the Divine Liturgy presided over by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at the Patriarchal Cathedral of Saint George, at the Phanar. In his address, Archbishop Elpidophoros stated: “You, Bishop-Elect Theophan, are called to bring to your ministry in America the same ‘trans-national and spiritual force’ that His All-Holiness speaks of, to minister to the faithful over whom you shall preside in love. You have been elected to…