Dorotheos II (Polikandriotis) of Syros

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His Eminence '''Dorotheos II (Polikandriotis) of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos''' is the [[Metropolitan]] of the [[Metropolis of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos]] under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Greece]]. The metropolis is located among islands of the Greek Cyclades archipelago in the northwestern Aegean Sea.
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His Eminence '''Dorotheos II (Polikandriotis) of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea, and Milos''' is the [[Metropolitan]] of the [[Metropolis of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos]] under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Greece]]. The metropolis is located among islands of the Greek Cyclades archipelago in the northwestern Aegean Sea.
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==

Revision as of 17:13, May 22, 2012

His Eminence Dorotheos II (Polikandriotis) of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea, and Milos is the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. The metropolis is located among islands of the Greek Cyclades archipelago in the northwestern Aegean Sea.

Life

Metr. Dorotheos (Polikandriotis) was born in 1953 in the village of Mykonos on Mykonos Island in the Greek Cyclades in the Aegean Sea. He graduated from the University of Athens after studying law and theology. He entered the Holy Orders in 1977 when he was ordained a deacon. He was ordained a priest the next year, 1978.

In 1988, Father Dorotheos was appointed Secretary to the Holy Synod and its committees. He also was appointed the editor of the church calendar. In 2001, Fr. Dorotheos was elected to the episcopate by the Holy Synod and was consecrated Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos on December 15, 2001, succeeding Metr. Dorotheos (Stekas) who reposed on August 14, 2001.

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Dorotheos II (Polikandriotis) of Syros
Preceded by:
Dorotheos (Stekas)
Metropolitan of Syros, Tinos, Andros, Kea and Milos
2001 - Present
Succeeded by:
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