Christodoulos (Paraskevaides) of Athens
Christodoulos was born at Xanthi in 1939. In 1962 he graduated from the School of Law and in 1967 from the School of Theology. In 1961 he was ordained deacon, and priest in 1965. He served as a preacher and senior spiritual father at the church of Assumption of the Virgin Mary at Palaio Phalero for nine years, and, for seven years he served as a Secretary of the Holy Synod. He took part in many religious missions abroad. He is a Doctor of Theology, he has a degree in French and English, and he also speaks Italian and German. He is the author of many scientific and constructive books. He has been writing articles in religious press and in dailies. He was elected Metropolitan of Demetrias in 1974 and Archbishop of Athens and all Greece in 1998.
- Listing at the Orthodox Research Institute
- "Jesus Christ in the Theology of Saint Gregory of Nyssa." 1 September, 1998.
- "The Society of People in the Time of Post-Neoterism, of Holisticity and of Globalizaton." 1 January, 1999.
- "The Word and Role of Orthodoxy in the European Union." 1 January, 1999.
- "In honor and memory of General George Marshall." 1 January, 1999.
- "On Globalization." 1 August, 1999.
- "TRANSPLANTS AND MAN: The view of the Church." 8 November, 1999. Transl. Dr Nikolaos C. Petropoulos.
- "On the Events of September 11, 2001." 11 September, 2001.
- "The Presence of the Church on the Horizon of Europe." 1 January, 2003.
- "Address of H.B. Christodoulos, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, to the Members of the Presidium of the Conference of European Churches." 3 March, 2003.
- “Orthodox Theology and Ecumenical dialogue.” 1 June, 2003
- "Futurum." 1 June, 2003.
- "The Apostle Paul between Athens and Jerusalem." 10 June, 2004.
- "The Course of the EU and the Attitude of the Church." 27 February, 2006. Transl. Dr Nikolaos C. Petropoulos.
- Address to the Conference organised by the Synodal Committee on European Issues, entitled “Islam: the extent of the problematics.” 12 May, 2007. Transl. Dr Nikolaos C. Petropoulos.