Metropolis of Arta

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==Metropolitan==
 
==Metropolitan==
 
His Eminence '''Metropolitan Ignatios of Arta''' was elected and consecrated as a [[Bishop]] on [[November 21]], 1988. He was born in 1945 in Kastania of Arta, has studied [[theology]] and was [[ordained]] as a [[deacon]] in 1971 and a [[priest]] in 1974.
 
His Eminence '''Metropolitan Ignatios of Arta''' was elected and consecrated as a [[Bishop]] on [[November 21]], 1988. He was born in 1945 in Kastania of Arta, has studied [[theology]] and was [[ordained]] as a [[deacon]] in 1971 and a [[priest]] in 1974.
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==Churches==
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#The Church of [[Panagia Parigoritissa]], ''Ancient Metropolis''
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#The Church of St. Theodora patron saint of Arta
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#The Church of St. Basil, from XIIIth century
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==Monasteries==
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#The Holy Monastery of Lower Panagia, Byzantine monument
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==Topical Saints==
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#St. [[Theodora of Arta|Theodora, empress of Arta (Epiros)]] ([[March 11]])
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/ Current Hierarchs of the Church of Greece]]
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*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/ Current Hierarchs of the Church of Greece]
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*[http://www.rodavgi.com/arta/arta.htm Churches and Byzantine Monuments of Arta]
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*[http://www.doaks.org/HolyWomen/talbch10.pdf Holy Women of Byzantium]
  
 
[[Category:Dioceses]]
 
[[Category:Dioceses]]

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The Metropolis of Arta (Gr: Άρτα) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.


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Metropolitan

His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatios of Arta was elected and consecrated as a Bishop on November 21, 1988. He was born in 1945 in Kastania of Arta, has studied theology and was ordained as a deacon in 1971 and a priest in 1974.

Churches

  1. The Church of Panagia Parigoritissa, Ancient Metropolis
  2. The Church of St. Theodora patron saint of Arta
  3. The Church of St. Basil, from XIIIth century

Monasteries

  1. The Holy Monastery of Lower Panagia, Byzantine monument

Topical Saints

  1. St. Theodora, empress of Arta (Epiros) (March 11)

Source

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