Seraphim (Mentzelopoulos) of Piraeus

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His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim (Mentzelopoulos) of Piraeus (b.1956 in Athens) is the current metropolitan of the Metropolis of Piraeus, consecrated on January 21, 2001.

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Life

Seraphim has studied Economics and Theology and received a license to practise law. He was tonsured a monk at the Holy Monastery of Pentelis and was elevated to deacon and presbyter by Archbishop Seraphim of Athens in 1980.

In December 2000, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, and the Holy Synod, elected him as Bishop of Christianoupoleos and assistant to His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. He served the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia until 2002.

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Seraphim (Mentzelopoulos) of Piraeus
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Bishop of Christianoupolos
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Metropolitan of Piraeus
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