Athenagoras (Kavadas) of Thyateira and Great Britain

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His Eminence Most Reverend Athenagoras I (Kavadas) of Thyateira and Great Britain was the second Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, from 1951 to 1962. The archdiocese is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Constantinople.

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Life

Little is known of his early life. Fr. Athenagoras Kavadas was a priest of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America who served at Holy Trinity Church in San Francisco, California for 1921 to 1927.

In 1938, Fr. Athenagoras was consecrated Bishop of Boston, a position he held until 1949. In 1951, he was appointed Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, and Exarch of Western Europe, Ireland, and Malta. Abp. Athenagoras reposed in 1962.

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Athenagoras (Kavadas) of Thyateira and Great Britain
Preceded by:
Joachim (Alexopoulos)
Bishop of Boston
1938-1949
Succeeded by:
Ezekiel (Tsoukalas)
Preceded by:
Germanos Strenopoulos
Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain
1951-1962
Succeeded by:
Athenagoras (Kokkinakis)
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