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Metropolitan '''Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand''' is the ruling [[bishop]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Zealand]] under the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]].
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==Timeline==
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*1938 - Adamantios Tsoukos was born in Lardo, Rhodes (in the Dodecanese Islands), and attended the Patmiada Ecclesiastical School.
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*1959 - Entered [[Theological School of Halki]].
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*1962 [[December 8]] - [[Tonsure]]d a [[Monk]].
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:*[[December 9]] - Ordained [[Deacon]] by [[Metropolitan]] Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
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*1963 - Finished Theological School.  Dissertation entitled "Dogmatic Teacher of Koraniou".
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:*[[July 9]] - [[Ordination|Ordained]] [[Priest]] by Metropolitan Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
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*1964 - Served until 1968 at the [[Monastery]] of the Annunciation, Patmos (under the spiritual direction of Elder [[Amphilochios (Makris)]] of the Dodecanese Islands).
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*1969 - Appointed teacher in Patmiada Ecclesiastical School.
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*1972 - Served in Kenya, Tanzania and Zaire as [[missionary]].  Elevated to the dignity of [[Archimandrite]] by Patriarch [[Nicholas VI of Alexandria|Nicholas]] of Alexandria in the Church of the Annunciation in Louboubasi in Zaire.
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*1978 - Returned as a teacher to Patmiada School.
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*1989 - Invited to Rhodes by Metropolitan Apostolos of Rhodes as preacher.
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*1990 [[May 22]] - Elected [[Abbot]] of Holy Monastery of the Archangel Michael - Tharri.
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*2005 [[June 15]] - Elected Bishop by [[Holy Synod]] of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
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:*2005 [[July 9]] - [[consecration of a bishop|Consecrated]] Bishop by Metropolitan Kirillo of Rhodes in the Annunciation Cathedral, Rhodes.
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:*2005 [[October 13]] - Elected Metropolitan of New Zealand.
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{{succession|
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before=[[Joseph (Harkiolakis) of New Zealand|Joseph (Harkiolakis)]]|
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title=Metropolitan of New Zealand|
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years=2005-present|
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==External link==
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*[http://www.orthodoxarchdiocese.org.nz/the-metropolis/metropolitan Official biography] from the Metropolis of New Zealand website.
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[[Category:Bishops]]
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[[Category:21st-century bishops]]
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[[Category:Bishops of Wellington]]
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[[Category:Orthodoxy_in_Australia]]
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[[Category:Theological School of Halki Graduates]]
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[[Category:Orthodoxy_in_New_Zealand]]

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Metropolitan Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand is the ruling bishop of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Zealand under the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

Timeline

  • 1963 - Finished Theological School. Dissertation entitled "Dogmatic Teacher of Koraniou".
  • 1964 - Served until 1968 at the Monastery of the Annunciation, Patmos (under the spiritual direction of Elder Amphilochios (Makris) of the Dodecanese Islands).
  • 1969 - Appointed teacher in Patmiada Ecclesiastical School.
  • 1972 - Served in Kenya, Tanzania and Zaire as missionary. Elevated to the dignity of Archimandrite by Patriarch Nicholas of Alexandria in the Church of the Annunciation in Louboubasi in Zaire.
  • 1978 - Returned as a teacher to Patmiada School.
  • 1989 - Invited to Rhodes by Metropolitan Apostolos of Rhodes as preacher.
  • 1990 May 22 - Elected Abbot of Holy Monastery of the Archangel Michael - Tharri.
  • 2005 June 15 - Elected Bishop by Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
  • 2005 July 9 - Consecrated Bishop by Metropolitan Kirillo of Rhodes in the Annunciation Cathedral, Rhodes.
  • 2005 October 13 - Elected Metropolitan of New Zealand.


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Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand
Preceded by:
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Abbot of Monastery of Tharri, Rhodes
1990-2005
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
Joseph (Harkiolakis)
Metropolitan of New Zealand
2005-present
Succeeded by:
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