Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis

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As a [[priest]], he served as [[dean]] of the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC, from 1934 to 1960.
 
As a [[priest]], he served as [[dean]] of the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC, from 1934 to 1960.
  
Elected [[titular bishop]] of Harioupolis in 1960, he was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to the episcopacy on [[November 6]], 1960, at St. Sophia's.  He oversaw the archdiocesan districts of Chicago and Charlotte, respectively, until his retirement in 1973.
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Elected [[titular bishop]] of Harioupolis in 1960, he was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to the episcopacy on [[November 6]], 1960, at St. Sophia's.  He oversaw the archdiocesan districts of [[Metropolis of Chicago|Chicago]] and [[Metropolis of Atlanta|Charlotte]], respectively, until his retirement in 1973.
  
 
Bishop Aimilianos died in 1992.  In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in the Bishop's honor.  The park is maintained by the ''Bishop Laloussis Foundation'' of Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Bishop Aimilianos died in 1992.  In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in the Bishop's honor.  The park is maintained by the ''Bishop Laloussis Foundation'' of Bethesda, Maryland.

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Bishop Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis (or Emilianos of Charioupolis) was an titular bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate serving in the United States.

Life

Bishop Aimilianos was born in Greece and came to the United States in 1930. He pursued graduate studies at the Episcopal theological seminary in Philadelphia.

As a priest, he served as dean of the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC, from 1934 to 1960.

Elected titular bishop of Harioupolis in 1960, he was consecrated to the episcopacy on November 6, 1960, at St. Sophia's. He oversaw the archdiocesan districts of Chicago and Charlotte, respectively, until his retirement in 1973.

Bishop Aimilianos died in 1992. In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in the Bishop's honor. The park is maintained by the Bishop Laloussis Foundation of Bethesda, Maryland.

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1960-1992
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Source

  • "Install New Greek Bishop in Ceremony," Chicago Tribune, November 20, 1960, page 28. (abstract)
  • "Monument Unveiled Honoring Bishop Aimilianos," The Orthodox Observer, December 2000-January 2001, page 24. (PDF)

External link

  • Listing at the Orthodox Research Institute
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