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The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace is part of the [[Church of Greece]].
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The '''Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace''' is one of the metropolises of the New Lands in Greece that are within the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]] but de facto are administered for practical reasons as part of the [[Church of Greece]] under an agreement between the churches of Athens and Constantinople. The metropolis is located in northeastern Greece.
==Metropolitan of X==
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The current [[metropolitan]] is His Eminence [[Anthimos (Koukouridis), consecrated 1993.
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==History==
==List of Parishes==
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The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis was originally under the Metropolis of Traianoupolis, later under the episcopacy of Ainou and the Metropolis of Maronias. In 1885, the city "Dedeagats" (Alexandroupolis today) split from the Metropolis of Maronias and combined with the Metropolis of Ainou.
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In November of 1922, a Synodical decision was made under the Ecumenical Patriarch [[Meletius IV (Metaxakis) of Constantinople|Meletios Metaxakis]], founding the Metropolis of Alexandroupolis with various constraints.
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Today the Metropolis has about 80 clerics, 61 parishes, three holy monuments, three holy monasteries, three philanthropic organisations, and 20 graveyards with churches.
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==Metropolitans==
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*Anthimos (Koukouridis) 2004 - Present
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*Anthimos (Roussa)    1993 - 2004
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==List of parishes==
 
#Alexandroupoli
 
#Alexandroupoli
 
##St Nicholas (Metropolitan)
 
##St Nicholas (Metropolitan)
 
##St Eleutherios
 
##St Eleutherios
##St Kyriakis www.inakalex.gr
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##St Kyriakis [www.inakalex.gr]
 
##The Transfiguration of Christ
 
##The Transfiguration of Christ
 
##St [[Nektarios of Aegina|Nektarios]]
 
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#St. Demetrios, Dikella
 
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==Monasteries==
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'''Male monastery:'''
#Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou, Makris (Alexandroupolis, Greece) <ref> [http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou (Alexandroupolis, Greece)] – in Greek with pictures. </ref> - female convent
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#The Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Aetohori, Evrou) - founded in 1981.
# Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)] <ref> [http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)] – in Greek with pictures. </ref> - male
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#St. Athanasios ‘Alonion Samothraces’ dependency of [[Iviron Monastery (Athos)|Iviron monastery]] at [[Mount Athos]]:
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'''Female convents:'''
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#The Holy Monastery of "Panagia of Evrou" (Makris, Alexandroupolis) - founded in 1978.
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#St. Athanasios "Alonion Samothraces" [[metochia]] of [[Iviron Monastery (Athos)|Iviron monastery]] at [[Mount Athos]]
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*[http://www.imalex.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)
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==Source==
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece Website] (Greek and English)
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==External links==
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*The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace [http://www.imalex.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)
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'''Monasteries'''
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*[http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)] (Greek)
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*[http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou (Alexandroupolis, Greece)] (Greek)
  
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[[Category:Greek Dioceses|Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace]]

Latest revision as of 14:20, April 15, 2012

The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace is one of the metropolises of the New Lands in Greece that are within the jurisdiction of the Church of Constantinople but de facto are administered for practical reasons as part of the Church of Greece under an agreement between the churches of Athens and Constantinople. The metropolis is located in northeastern Greece.

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History

The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis was originally under the Metropolis of Traianoupolis, later under the episcopacy of Ainou and the Metropolis of Maronias. In 1885, the city "Dedeagats" (Alexandroupolis today) split from the Metropolis of Maronias and combined with the Metropolis of Ainou.

In November of 1922, a Synodical decision was made under the Ecumenical Patriarch Meletios Metaxakis, founding the Metropolis of Alexandroupolis with various constraints.

Today the Metropolis has about 80 clerics, 61 parishes, three holy monuments, three holy monasteries, three philanthropic organisations, and 20 graveyards with churches.

Metropolitans

  • Anthimos (Koukouridis) 2004 - Present
  • Anthimos (Roussa) 1993 - 2004

List of parishes

  1. Alexandroupoli
    1. St Nicholas (Metropolitan)
    2. St Eleutherios
    3. St Kyriakis [www.inakalex.gr]
    4. The Transfiguration of Christ
    5. St Nektarios
    6. St Basil
    7. St Andrew
  2. Ferres
    1. Panagias Kosmosotiras
    2. St Nicholas
    3. St Alexandros
    4. Elevation of the Holy Cross (new Kosmosotiras)
  3. Ss. Anargyroi, Poros
  4. St. Demetrios, Dikella

Monasteries

Male monastery:

  1. The Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Aetohori, Evrou) - founded in 1981.

Female convents:

  1. The Holy Monastery of "Panagia of Evrou" (Makris, Alexandroupolis) - founded in 1978.
  2. St. Athanasios "Alonion Samothraces" – metochia of Iviron monastery at Mount Athos


Source

External links

  • The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace Official Website (Greek)

Monasteries

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