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His Eminence Metropolitan Panteleimon of Belgium (in the world Nikolaos Kontogiannis) was born on February 7, 1935, in Chios (Greece). In 1957, he successfully graduated with a Master degree in Theology from the Theological Institute of Halki (Turkey). On November 28, 1954, he was ordained deacon by Metropolitan Iakovos of Ikonium, who also gave him the name of Panteleimon. The same metropolitan ordained him as priest on October 18, 1957. Since 1957, he has served in Belgium and has created different parishes. He was promoted as Archimandrite and then Epsicopal Vicar of the Archdiocese of France for Belgium and Luxemburg. When the Ecumenical Patriarchate created the Archdiocese of Belgium and Exarchate of the Netherlands and Luxemburg, he was nominated the first chancellor of it. In 1974, he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople as auxiliary bishop of the Metropolitan of Belgium with the high title of "Bishop of Apollonia." In December 1982, he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople as Metropolitan of Belgium.
 
 
 
His Grace Bishop Maximos of Evmenia (in the world Ioannis Mastichis) was born on September 30, 1935, in Stylis (Greece). In 1958, he successfully graduated with a Master degree in Theology fromthe Theological Institute of Halki (Turkey). On September 7, 1958, he was ordained deacon by Metropolitan Maximos of Stavroupolis, who gave him his name. The same metropolitan ordained him a priest on September 8, 1958. Since 1958, he has served in the Netherlands. He was promoted toarchimandrite. In 1977, he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople as auxiliary bishop of the Metropolitan of Belgium with the high title of "Bishop of Evmenia." His ordination took place in Rotterdam on December 11, 1977. Since 1991, Bishop Maximos resides in Brussels.
 
 
 
His Eminence Metropolitan Emilianos of Kos (in the world Emilianos Zacharopoulos) was born in 1915 in Halki (Constantinople). In 1936, he successfully graduates with a Master degree in Theology at the Theological Institute of Halki (Turkey). In 1937, he was ordained deacon for the Parish of Saints Constantine and Helen in Constantinople. Then, he served as a deacon in the Patriarchate. Patriarch Athenagoras named him Great Chancellor of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and ordained him to the priesthood. In 1959, he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Metropolitan of Selevkia. Some years later, he became a member of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, until April 21, 1964, when he was exiled from Turkey. When the Ecumenical Patriarchate created the Archdiocese of Belgium and Exarchate of the Netherlands and Luxemburg (in 1969), he was elected first Metropolitan of it. In December 1982, he he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Metropolitan of Kos.
 

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