Metropolis of Attica

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The '''Metropolis of Attica''' is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Greece]]. It is divided into eleven regions with a total of 106 [[parish]] [[church]]es, 50 [[chapel]]s, 160 country chapels, 40 private chapels, 12 [[monastery]] churches and 7 [[metochion|metochia]]. <ref> [http://www.i-m-attikis.gr/html/en/mainpage/mainen.htm Official Website in English] </ref>
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The '''Metropolis of Attica''' is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Greece]]. In 2010, the metropolis was divided into three metropolises of which the Metropolis of Attica retained five of the original eleven Metropolitan Regions.  
  
 
==Metropolitan of Attica==
 
==Metropolitan of Attica==
The throne of this metropolis has been vacant since 2005, when the former Metropolitan Panteleimon was deposed by the [[Synod]] amid charges of financial and sexual scandal.<ref>[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/feb/19/religion.uk "Sex and fraud woe for Greek church"] from ''The Guardian'', [[February 19]], 2005.</ref> Metropolitan Ierotheos of Limnos has since been reported to be interested in seeking a transfer to Attica.{{citation}} The church is awaiting a decision by the newly enthroned Archbishop [[Ieronymos II (Liapis) of Athens|Ieronymos of Athens]].
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The throne of this metropolis has been vacant since 2005, when the former Metropolitan Panteleimon was [deposition|deposed]] by the [[Synod]] amid charges of financial and sexual scandal.<ref>[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/feb/19/religion.uk "Sex and fraud woe for Greek church"] from ''The Guardian'', [[February 19]], 2005.</ref> Metropolitan Ierotheos of Limnos has since been reported to be interested in seeking a transfer to Attica.{{citation}}  
 
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In 2010 the Metropolis of Attica was splitted in two new Metropolises, the [[Metropolis of Kifissia, Amaroussion and Oropos]] and the [[Metropolis of Ilion, Acharnes and Petroupolis]].
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==Regions==
 
==Regions==
#[[Metropolitan Region of Kifissia]] Athens
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In 2010, the Metropolis of Attica was divided forming two new Metropolises, the [[Metropolis of Kifissia, Amaroussion and Oropos]] and the [[Metropolis of Ilion, Acharnes and Petroupolis]], in addition to the Metropolis of Attica. The remaining regions in the Metropolis of Attica are:
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#[[Metropolitan Region of Ekali]] Athens
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Ekali]] Athens
#[[Metropolitan Region of Amaroussion]]
 
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Metamorphossis]]  
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Metamorphossis]]  
#[[Metropolitan Region of Acharnes]] East Attica
 
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Ano Liosia]] West Attica
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Ano Liosia]] West Attica
#[[Metropolitan Region of Ilion]] Athens
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Petroupoli]] Athens
 
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Kamatero]]  
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Kamatero]]  
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Nea Makri-Marathon]] East Attica
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of Nea Makri-Marathon]] East Attica
#[[Metropolitan Region of Kapandrete-Oropos]] West Attica
 
  
 
==Monasteries==
 
==Monasteries==
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'''Male Monasteries'''
 
'''Male Monasteries'''
#The Holy Cenobitic Monastery of Paraklitou ([[w:Oropos|Oropos]], [[w:East Attica|East Attica]]), with a chapel dedicated to [[Panagia Portaitissa]].
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#The Holy Cenobitic Monastery of Paraklitou ([[w:Oropos|Oropos]], [[w:East Attica|East Attica]]), with a [[chapel]] dedicated to [[Panagia Portaitissa]].
#The Holy Monastery of St. Panteleimon (Mavrosouvala or Kikoupolis, Attica), this is also a ,,Spiritual Theological Centre>>.
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'''Female Convents'''
 
'''Female Convents'''
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#The Holy Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin "Dardiza" ([[w:Ano Liosia|Ano Liosia]], [[w:West Attica|West Attica]])
 
#The Holy Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin "Dardiza" ([[w:Ano Liosia|Ano Liosia]], [[w:West Attica|West Attica]])
 
#The Holy Monastery of St. Philothei ([[w:Ekali|Ekali]], [[w:Athens|Athens]])
 
#The Holy Monastery of St. Philothei ([[w:Ekali|Ekali]], [[w:Athens|Athens]])
#The Holy Monastery of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary (Markopoulo of [[w:Oropos|Oropos]], [[w:East Attica|East Attica]])
 
 
#The Holy Monastery of the Holy Trinity (Mati, Attica)
 
#The Holy Monastery of the Holy Trinity (Mati, Attica)
 
#The Holy Monastery of St. Thedosius the Cenobite (Agios Stephanos, Attica), the monastery celebrates [[January 11]].
 
#The Holy Monastery of St. Thedosius the Cenobite (Agios Stephanos, Attica), the monastery celebrates [[January 11]].
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#Spiritual Center of St. George ([[w:Kamatero|Kamatero]])
 
#Spiritual Center of St. George ([[w:Kamatero|Kamatero]])
 
#Spiritual Center of St. Constantine and Helen ([[w:Nea Makri|Nea Makri]])
 
#Spiritual Center of St. Constantine and Helen ([[w:Nea Makri|Nea Makri]])
#Spiritual Center of St. Nektarios ([[w:Kifisia|Kifisia]])
 
  
 
==Local Saints==
 
==Local Saints==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[[Wikipedia: Church_of_Greece]]
 
*[[Wikipedia: Church_of_Greece]]
*[http://www.i-m-attikis.gr/html/en/mainpage/mainen.htm Official Website in English]
 
*[http://www.i-m-attikis.gr Official Website in Greek]
 
 
'''Parishes of the Church of Greece'''
 
*[http://www.in-agioianargyroi.gr St. Anargyroi of Attika] (Greek)
 
  
 
[[Category:Dioceses|Attica]]
 
[[Category:Dioceses|Attica]]
 
[[Category:Greek Dioceses|Attica]]
 
[[Category:Greek Dioceses|Attica]]

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The Metropolis of Attica is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. In 2010, the metropolis was divided into three metropolises of which the Metropolis of Attica retained five of the original eleven Metropolitan Regions.

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Metropolitan of Attica

The throne of this metropolis has been vacant since 2005, when the former Metropolitan Panteleimon was [deposition|deposed]] by the Synod amid charges of financial and sexual scandal.[1] Metropolitan Ierotheos of Limnos has since been reported to be interested in seeking a transfer to Attica.citation needed

Regions

In 2010, the Metropolis of Attica was divided forming two new Metropolises, the Metropolis of Kifissia, Amaroussion and Oropos and the Metropolis of Ilion, Acharnes and Petroupolis, in addition to the Metropolis of Attica. The remaining regions in the Metropolis of Attica are:

  1. Metropolitan Region of Ekali Athens
  2. Metropolitan Region of Metamorphossis
  3. Metropolitan Region of Ano Liosia West Attica
  4. Metropolitan Region of Kamatero
  5. Metropolitan Region of Nea Makri-Marathon East Attica

Monasteries

Male Monasteries

  1. The Holy Cenobitic Monastery of Paraklitou (Oropos, East Attica), with a chapel dedicated to Panagia Portaitissa.

Female Convents

  1. The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos "Kleiston" (Phyli, Attica)
  2. The Holy Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin "Dardiza" (Ano Liosia, West Attica)
  3. The Holy Monastery of St. Philothei (Ekali, Athens)
  4. The Holy Monastery of the Holy Trinity (Mati, Attica)
  5. The Holy Monastery of St. Thedosius the Cenobite (Agios Stephanos, Attica), the monastery celebrates January 11.
  6. The Holy Monastery of St. Panteleimon Rapentosis (Dionysus, Attica), the monastery celebrates July 27.
  7. The Holy Monastery of Panagia Phaneromeni (Lefkada, West Attica)

Spiritual Centres

  1. Spiritual Center of St. George (Kamatero)
  2. Spiritual Center of St. Constantine and Helen (Nea Makri)

Local Saints

Reference

  1. "Sex and fraud woe for Greek church" from The Guardian, February 19, 2005.

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