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His Beatitude Archbishop '''Chrysostomos II (Demetriou)''' of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus is the [[Archbishop]] of the [[Church of Cyprus]].
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==Biographical Timeline==
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*1941 [[April 10]]: Born in the village of Tala, near Paphos, in south of Cyprus.
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*[[Tonsure]]d after secondary school.
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*1963: [[ordination|Ordained]] to [[diaconate]].  Sent to study theology at University of Athens.  Later graduated and ordained to [[priest]]hood.
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*1972: Made [[abbot]] of [[Monastery]] of St Neophytos
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*1978-2006: Made [[Metropolitan]] of Paphos.
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*2004 April: Spoke out against UN plan for reunification of Cyprus (which was eventually rejected in popular vote).
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*2006 [[May 17]]: ''[[Locum tenens]]'' of Church of Cyprus.  Told press during election that he would remain in office for five years at most.
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*2006 [[November 5]]: Elected Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and Primate of the Church of Cyprus, defeating Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol.
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::12: Enthroned at St Nicholas Cathedral of Nicosia.
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{{succession|
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before=[[Chrysostomos I (Kykkiotis) of Nea Justiniana|Chrysostomos I]]|
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title=Archbishop of Cyprus|
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years=2006-present|
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==Source==
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*''The Messenger'', Episcopal Vicariate of Great Britain and Ireland, February 2007
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==External links==
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*[http://orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/cyprus/current.htm#chrysostomos_arch_cyprus Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
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*[http://www.tala.org.cy/english/archbishop.htm Archbishop Chrysostomos II]
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*[[w:Archbishop Chrysostomos II|''Archbishop Chrysostomos II'' at Wikipedia]]
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[[Category: Bishops]]

Revision as of 04:05, June 10, 2008

His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II (Demetriou) of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus is the Archbishop of the Church of Cyprus.

Biographical Timeline

  • 1941 April 10: Born in the village of Tala, near Paphos, in south of Cyprus.
  • Tonsured after secondary school.
  • 1963: Ordained to diaconate. Sent to study theology at University of Athens. Later graduated and ordained to priesthood.
  • 1972: Made abbot of Monastery of St Neophytos
  • 1978-2006: Made Metropolitan of Paphos.
  • 2004 April: Spoke out against UN plan for reunification of Cyprus (which was eventually rejected in popular vote).
  • 2006 May 17: Locum tenens of Church of Cyprus. Told press during election that he would remain in office for five years at most.
  • 2006 November 5: Elected Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and Primate of the Church of Cyprus, defeating Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol.
12: Enthroned at St Nicholas Cathedral of Nicosia.


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Chrysostomos II (Demetriou) of Nea Justiniana
Preceded by:
Chrysostomos I
Archbishop of Cyprus
2006-present
Succeeded by:
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Source

  • The Messenger, Episcopal Vicariate of Great Britain and Ireland, February 2007

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