Alexander (Papadopoulos) of Mantineia

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His Eminence Alexander (Papadopoulos) of Mantineia and Kynouria is the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Mantineia and Kynouria under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. He has been the ruling hierarch of the metropolis since 1995.

Life

Metropolitan Alexander was born in 1936 in Papari, Arcadia, in the central part of the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece. He studied theology in Athens before his ordination as a deacon in 1968. He was ordained a priest in 1969. In 1976, Father Alexander was appointed the secretary of the conciliar courts.

In 1984, Fr. Alexander was elected to the episcopate and was consecrated the metropolitan of the Metropolis of Nafpaktos and Agios Vasilioson on May 5, 1984. In 1995, Metr. Alexander was transferred to the see of Mantinia and Kinouria and enthroned on January 25, 1995 as the Metropolitan of Mantinia and Kinouria.

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Alexander (Papadopoulos) of Mantineia
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Metropolitan of Nafpaktos
1984 - 1995
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Metropolitan of Mantinia
1995 - Present
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