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The '''Metropolis of Drama''' is part of the [[Church of Greece]].
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The '''Metropolis of Drama''' 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.
  
==Metropolitan==
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The [[diocese|metropolis]] is located in northern Greece and is bordered on the north by Bulgaria.
His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] [[Paul (Apostolidis) of Drama]] was born in 1963 in Verroia. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to the throne on October 5, 2005.  
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===Former hierarchs===
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==Metropolitans==
#Chrysostomos 1902-1910
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*[[Paul (Apostolidis) of Drama|Paul (Apostolidis)]]  2005 - Present
#Agathangelos 1910-1922
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*[[Dionysios (Kyratsos) of Drama|Dionysios (Kyratsos)]]  1965 - 2005
#Laurentios 1922-1928
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*Philip 1958-1964
#Basilios 1931-1941
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*George 1942-1958
#George 1942-1958
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*Basilios 1931-1941
#Philip 1958-1964
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*Laurentios 1922-1928
#Dionysios 1965-2005
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*Agathangelos 1910-1922
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*[[Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna|Chrysostomos (Kalaphatis)]] 1902-1910<ref>[http://www.scribd.com/doc/49281820/The-Macedonian-Struggle-1903-1912-by-Basil-K-Gounaris Basil K. Gounaris, ''The Macedonian Struggle 1903-1912'', p514]</ref>
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*[[Agathangelos of Ephesus|Agathangelos]]  1861 - 1872
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==Monasteries==
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*Monastery of Panagia Eikosifinissa (female)
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*Monastery of the Ascension of Our Lord (female)
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==Reference==
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==Regions==
 
==Regions==
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The radio program of Didimoticho, Orestias and Soufli is called «Order of the Apostle Andrew». and is on the 90,8 FM for the region of Orestias and Didimotichoand on 98,0 FM for the region of Trigono and 98,0 FM for the region of Alexandroupoli and the remainder of Thrace.  
 
The radio program of Didimoticho, Orestias and Soufli is called «Order of the Apostle Andrew». and is on the 90,8 FM for the region of Orestias and Didimotichoand on 98,0 FM for the region of Trigono and 98,0 FM for the region of Alexandroupoli and the remainder of Thrace.  
 
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==See also==
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[[George (Karslidis) of Drama]]
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
 
*The Metropolis of Drama [http://www.imdramas.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)  
 
*The Metropolis of Drama [http://www.imdramas.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)  
 
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece website] (Greek and English)
 
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece website] (Greek and English)
  
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[[Category:Dioceses|Drama]]
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[[Category:Greek Dioceses|Drama]]

Latest revision as of 13:43, December 18, 2012

The Metropolis of Drama 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 northern Greece and is bordered on the north by Bulgaria.

Contents

Metropolitans

Monasteries

  • Monastery of Panagia Eikosifinissa (female)
  • Monastery of the Ascension of Our Lord (female)

Reference

  1. Basil K. Gounaris, The Macedonian Struggle 1903-1912, p514

See also

George (Karslidis) of Drama

Sources

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