Metropolis of Attica

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==Metropolitan of Attica==
 
==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.<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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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}}  
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==

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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 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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