Chrysostomos (Stavropoulos) of Triphylia

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His Eminence Chrysostomos (Stavropoulos) of Triphylia and Olympia is the metropolitan of the Metropolis of Triphylia and Olympia under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. The metropolis is located in the western part of the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece. Metr. Chrysostomos has been metropolitan since 2007.

Life

Alexander Stavropoulos was born in 1959 in the town of Vlachiotis in Laconia in the southeastern Peloponnese. After completing his basic education, Alexander attended the Athonias Ecclesiastical Academy at Mount Athos. After graduating, he attended and graduated from the Theological School of the University of Athens.

In 1982, Alexander was ordained a deacon by Archbishop Seraphim of Athens and given the name Chrysostomos. Dcn. Chrysostomos was ordained a priest in 1987 and appointed the chancellor of the Metropolis of Monemvasia and Sparta. Father Chrysostomos was elected to the episcopate in 2007 and enthroned as metropolitan of the Metropolis of Triphylia and Olympia on March 17, 2007 succeeding the retired Metr. Stephanos Matakoulias.[1]

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Chrysostomos (Stavropoulos) of Triphylia
Preceded by:
Stephanos (Matakoulias)
Metropolitan of Triphylia
2007 - Present
Succeeded by:
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