Evdokimos (Kokkinakis) of Eleutheroupolis

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His Eminence Metropolitan Evdokimos (Kokkinakis) of Eleutheroupolis was the metropolitan of the Metropolis of Eleutheroupolis under the administration of the Church of Greece. The Metropolis of Eleutheroupolis is a metropolis in the New Lands of Greece, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. [1]. Metr. Evdokimos led the metropolis from 1984 to 2003.

Life

Metr. Evdokimos was born in 1923 in St. Thomas, Crete. While he was completing his studies in Theology, Psychology, and Sociology, he entered the Holy Orders when he was ordained a deacon in 1942. He was ordained a priest in 1954. After his ordination as a priest, Fr. Evdokimos served various parishes. In 1970, he was assigned to the Kimisis Theotokou Church in Brooklyn, New York, at which he served until his election to the episcopate. [1]

In 1984, Fr. Evdokimos was elected to the episcopate and was consecrated metropolitan of the Metropolis of Eleytheroupolis. Metr. Evdokimos reposed on August 31, 2003.

Reference

  1. Kimisis Theotokou Church: About Our Parish
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Evdokimos (Kokkinakis) of Eleutheroupolis
Preceded by:
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Metropolitan of Eleutheroupoleos
1984-2003
Succeeded by:
Chrysostomos (Avagianos)
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