Constantine (Sakellaropoulos) of Thessaliotis

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His Eminence Constantine (Sakellaropoulos) of Thessaliotis and Fanariofersala was the metropolitan of the Metropolis of Thessaliotis and Fanariofersala under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece. The metropolis is located in Thessaly in central Greece. Metr. Kyrillos was metropolitan from 1968 to 1974.

Life

Metr. Constantine (Sakellaropoulos) was born in 1918 in the village of Doumena, Kalavryta in the mountainous east central part of Achaea on the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece. He studied theology at the Theological faculty of the University of Athens, graduating in 1948. He also studied at the School of Preachers of the Apostolic Diakonia.

He entered the Holy Orders in 1950 and served at a number of the metropolises in Greece. Father Constantine was elected to the episcopate in 1968 by the Synod of Bishops of the Church of Greece and enthroned as Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Thessaliotis and Fanariofersala. He was active in charity and missionary work until 1974 when he transferred as Metr. of Litsa and was succeeded by Metr. Kleopas II.

Metr. Constantine reposed on March 24, 2007.

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Constantine (Sakellaropoulos) of Thessaliotis
Preceded by:
Kyrillos I (Karmpaliotis)
Metropolitan of Thessaliotis
1968 - 1974
Succeeded by:
Kleopas II
Preceded by:
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Metropolitan of Litsa
1974 - 2007
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