Chrysostomos II (Demetriou) of Nea Justiniana

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Archbishop Chrysostomos (Englistriotis) of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus is the Archbishop of the Church of Cyprus.

Biographical Timeline

  • 1941 Apr 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 Apr: 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 Nov 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.

Sources

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

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