Metropolis of Chios

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The '''Metropolis of Chios''' (Gr:Χίος) is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].
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The '''Metropolis of Chios, Psara and Oinouses''', also '''Metropolis of Chios''', (Gr:Χίος), 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 [[diocese|metropolis]] is located among the islands off the coast of Turkey.
==Metropolitan==
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His Eminence Metropolitan [[Dionysios (Mpairaktaris) of Chios, Psaron and Inousson]] (born, Evoia, Greece) was elected in 1979.
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The metropolis manages many of oldest Christian monuments, dating as early as the year 993, that adorn the island of Chios, including the UNESCO protected site of Nea Moni.
==Churches==
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*The holy [http://www.ecclesia.gr/greek/dioceses/xios/in_agiou_mina.html Metropolis church of St Victoros, Minas and Vicentius]  
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==Metropolitans==
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*[[Mark (Vassilakis) of Chios|Mark (Vassilakis)]]  2011 - Present
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*[[Dionysios (Mpairaktaris) of Chios|Dionysios (Mpairaktaris)]]  1979 - 2011
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==Monasteries==
 
==Monasteries==
*[[Wikipedia:Nea Moni of Chios|Nea Moni of Chios]] an 11th century monastery protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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*The Holy [[Monastery of Nea Moni (Chios)]], an 11th century monastery protected as a [[UNESCO World Heritage Site]].
==Topical Saints==
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Constantine Fragkovouniou (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Minas (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Markellas (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos (Chios) the Plakidiotissa]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Matrona of Chalandron (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of the Taxiarchs (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. George (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Stephanos (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of Panaghia Myrtidiotissa (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of St. Mark (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of the Holy Fathers (Chios)]]
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*The Holy [[Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos (Chios)]]
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== Saints and Elders ==
 
*St. [[Markella of Chios|Markella]] ([[July 22]]), patron saint of Chios
 
*St. [[Markella of Chios|Markella]] ([[July 22]]), patron saint of Chios
*St. [[Isidore of Chios]] ([[December 2]])
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*St. Anthimos
*St. [[Matrona of Chios]] ([[October 20]]), the "'''Chiopolitissa'''"
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*St. [[Isidore of Chios]] and [[Myrope of Chios]] ([[December 2]])
*St. [[Nikiforos of Chios]]
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*St. [[Matrona of Chios]] ([[October 20]]), the "Chiopolitissa"
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*St. [[Nikephoros of Chios]] ([[May 1]])
 
*St. [[Pachomios of Chios]] (1840-1905)
 
*St. [[Pachomios of Chios]] (1840-1905)
  
==External Sources==
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==See also==
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr Church of Greece website] (Greek and English)
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*[[Basilica Monument of St. Isidore (Chios)]]
*[http://www.kardamyla.org/ Site dedicated to Kardamyla with various descriptions of churches] (English)
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/greek/dioceses/xios/chios.html  Chios, Psara and Oinouses]   In Greek
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/English/holysynod/hierarchy.htm  Hoy Synod]
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*[http://www.oki-regensburg.de/verst_11.htm  Orthodoxia 2011]
  
[[Category:Dioceses]]
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[[Category: Dioceses|Chios]]
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[[Category: Greek Dioceses|Chios]]

Latest revision as of 11:29, June 9, 2012

The Metropolis of Chios, Psara and Oinouses, also Metropolis of Chios, (Gr:Χίος), 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 among the islands off the coast of Turkey.

The metropolis manages many of oldest Christian monuments, dating as early as the year 993, that adorn the island of Chios, including the UNESCO protected site of Nea Moni.

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