Chrysostomos (Sabbatos) of Messenia

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Born Christodoulos Sabbatos in the Athens suburb of Peristeri in 1961, Christodoulos entered into a career in the Orthodox Church and received the ecclesiastical name of Chrysostomos. His education includes degrees from schools in Rome and Strasbourg. He is a professor and [[Theologian|theologian]] with the Theology Faculty of the University of Athens. He also holds membership in the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue Commission.  
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Christodoulos Sabbatos was born in the Athens suburb of Peristeri in 1961. After completing his general education, he entered the Ecclesiastical School of Athens in 1980, graduating in 1983. He then studied at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Athens from 1983 to 1987. In 1988, Christodoulos entered into a career in the Orthodox Church when he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] and received the ecclesiastical name of Chrysostomos. His education includes degrees from schools in Rome, 1988 to 1990, and Strasbourg. He is a professor and [[Theologian|theologian]] with the Theology Faculty of the University of Athens. He also holds membership in the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue Commission.  
  
 
On [[March 15]], 2007, Fr, Chrysostomos was elected Metropolitan of  Messenia[http://www.ecclesia.gr/English/holysynod/hierarchy.htm]. He has continued his university obligations after his [[consecration of a bishop|consecration]] as [[metropolitan]].  
 
On [[March 15]], 2007, Fr, Chrysostomos was elected Metropolitan of  Messenia[http://www.ecclesia.gr/English/holysynod/hierarchy.htm]. He has continued his university obligations after his [[consecration of a bishop|consecration]] as [[metropolitan]].  
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His Eminence Chrysostomos (Sabbatos) of Messenia (Greek: Χρυσόστομος Σαββάτος) is the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Messenia under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.

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Life

Christodoulos Sabbatos was born in the Athens suburb of Peristeri in 1961. After completing his general education, he entered the Ecclesiastical School of Athens in 1980, graduating in 1983. He then studied at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Athens from 1983 to 1987. In 1988, Christodoulos entered into a career in the Orthodox Church when he was ordained a deacon and received the ecclesiastical name of Chrysostomos. His education includes degrees from schools in Rome, 1988 to 1990, and Strasbourg. He is a professor and theologian with the Theology Faculty of the University of Athens. He also holds membership in the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue Commission.

On March 15, 2007, Fr, Chrysostomos was elected Metropolitan of Messenia[1]. He has continued his university obligations after his consecration as metropolitan.

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