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The '''Metropolis of Morphou'' or '''Bishopric of Morphou''' is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Cyprus]].
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The '''Metropolis of Morphou''' or '''Bishopric of Morphou''' is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Cyprus]]. The Metropolis of Morphou is located in the Turkish portion of the island of Cyprus.
  
 
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==Archbishop==
 
==Archbishop==
His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] Neophytos of Morphos was born on [[January 21]], 1962, in the village of Ano Zodia. <!---In 1979 he completed the gymnasium of the city of Morphos. In 1985, he completed the Legal Faculty of the University of Athens. Until 1987, he lived in Greece and was a novice of the Elder [[Iakovos (Tsalikis)|Iakovos Tsalikis]]. In this same year, he returned to Cyprus and became a novice in the [[Monastery]] of St George in the city of Larnaca. On [[December 27]], 1987, he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] by Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kitium. From 1988 until 1993, he studied in the Theological Faculty of the University of Athens. On [[December 19]], 1993, he was ordained a [[presbyter]] and elevated to [[archimandrite]] of the Monastery of St George.---> On [[April 22]], 1998, he was elected as Metropolitan of Morphos. His episcopal consecration took place on [[April 23]], 1998.
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His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] [[Neophytos of Morfou|Neophytos of Morphos]] was born on [[January 21]], 1962, in the village of Ano Zodia. <!---In 1979 he completed the gymnasium of the city of Morphos. In 1985, he completed the Legal Faculty of the University of Athens. Until 1987, he lived in Greece and was a novice of the Elder [[Iakovos (Tsalikis)|Iakovos Tsalikis]]. In this same year, he returned to Cyprus and became a novice in the [[Monastery]] of St George in the city of Larnaca. On [[December 27]], 1987, he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] by Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kitium. From 1988 until 1993, he studied in the Theological Faculty of the University of Athens. On [[December 19]], 1993, he was ordained a [[presbyter]] and elevated to [[archimandrite]] of the Monastery of St George.---> On [[April 22]], 1998, he was elected as Metropolitan of Morphos. His episcopal consecration took place on [[April 23]], 1998.
  
 
==Source==
 
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*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/cyprus/current/bios/bio_neophytos_metr_morphos.htm Metropolitan Neophytos of Morphos] from the Orthodox Research Institute
 
*[http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/cyprus/current/bios/bio_neophytos_metr_morphos.htm Metropolitan Neophytos of Morphos] from the Orthodox Research Institute
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==External link==
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*[http://www.immorfou.org.cy/ Ιερά Μητρόπολις Μόρφου] (Greek)
  
 
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The Metropolis of Morphou or Bishopric of Morphou is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Cyprus. The Metropolis of Morphou is located in the Turkish portion of the island of Cyprus.


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Archbishop

His Eminence Metropolitan Neophytos of Morphos was born on January 21, 1962, in the village of Ano Zodia. On April 22, 1998, he was elected as Metropolitan of Morphos. His episcopal consecration took place on April 23, 1998.

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