Dionysios (Ladopoulos) of Neapolis

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Metropolitan Dionysios was born in Kasteli, Crete in 1929. Completing his studies in theology, Dionysios entered the [[Holy Orders]] when he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] in 1955.  In 1960, he was ordained a [[priest]].   
 
Metropolitan Dionysios was born in Kasteli, Crete in 1929. Completing his studies in theology, Dionysios entered the [[Holy Orders]] when he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] in 1955.  In 1960, he was ordained a [[priest]].   
  
In 1974, Father Dionysios was elected to the [[episcopate]] and [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis. He was succeeded in 2004 by [[Barnabas (Tyris) of Neapolis|Barnabas (Tyris)]].
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In 1974, Father Dionysios was elected to the [[episcopate]] and [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis. He was succeeded in 2004 by [[Barnabas (Tyris) of Neapolis|Barnabas (Tyris)]].  Metr. Dionysios reposed on [[July 8]], 2008.
  
 
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/English/EnDioceses/Neapolis.html  Holy Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis]
 
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/English/EnDioceses/Neapolis.html  Holy Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis]
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*[http://www.oki-regensburg.de/verst_08.htm  Orthodoxia 2008]
  
 
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[[Category: Bishops of Neapolis (Greece)]]
 
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His Eminence Dionysios (Ladopoulos) of Neapolis and Stavroupolis was the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis under the administration of the Church of Greece. The Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis is a metropolis in the New Lands of Greece, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. [1]. Metr. Dionysios was the ruling hierarch of the metropolis from 1974 to 2004.

Life

Metropolitan Dionysios was born in Kasteli, Crete in 1929. Completing his studies in theology, Dionysios entered the Holy Orders when he was ordained a deacon in 1955. In 1960, he was ordained a priest.

In 1974, Father Dionysios was elected to the episcopate and consecrated Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis. He was succeeded in 2004 by Barnabas (Tyris). Metr. Dionysios reposed on July 8, 2008.

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