Agathangelos (Tampouratzakis) of New Smyrna

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His Eminence Agathangelos (Tampouratzakis) of New Smyrna was the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of New Smyrna under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece from 1974 to 2002.

Life

Agathangelos (Tampouratzakis) was born in 1929 in the town of Neapoli in the eastern part of Crete. His education included, in addition to theology, the subjects of sociology and law in Paris, France. He entered the Holy Orders in 1949 when he was ordained a deacon. He was ordained a priest in 1957.

In 1974, Father Agathangelos was elected Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Didymoticho and Orestias, a New Lands metropolis in Thrace. In 1986, Bp. Agathangelos was enthroned as Metropolitan of New Symrna. He reposed in 2002 and was succeeded as metropolitan by Symeon (Koutsas).[1]

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Agathangelos (Tampouratzakis) of New Smyrna
Preceded by:
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Metropolitan of Didymotichon and Orestias
1974-1986
Succeeded by:
Nikiforos (Archagelidis)
Preceded by:
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Metropolis of New Smyrna
1986-2002
Succeeded by:
Symeon (Koutsas)
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Source

[Category: Bishops of Didymotichon]]

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