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Methodios (Fouyias) of Pisidia

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Archbishop '''Methodios Fouyias''' (1925 - 2006) was a [[hierarch]] of the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]]. He served as the third [[Archbishop]] of Thyateira and Great Britain.
==Life==He was born in [[1925]], in the village Kalivia, in [[Corinthia]]. He received his bachelor degree in Theology from the [[Athens University]] in [[1952]] and continued his studies at the Manchester University in Great Britain from where he received a Ph. Degree in Philosophy in [[1962]].
In [[1970]] he was appointed Theology professor at the Edinburgh University and in 1984 at the Boston Hellenic Orthodox Theological School. Methodios Fouyias was [[ordination|ordained deacon in ]] [[1947deacon]] in 1947 and priest in [[1950priest]]in 1950.
He served as head priest of the Munich Hellenic Orthodox Community from 1951 to 1954, and head secretary of the [[Alexandria Patriarchate]] from 1954 to 1956 while from . From 1958 to 1960 Methodios was head priest at the Adis Abeba Abbeba Hellenic Orthidox Community in Ethiopia and teacher at the Greek School there.
From 1966 to 1968 , he was secretary of the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Greece]], from . From 1968 to 1979 he was Metropolitan Bishop of Ethiopia and from 1979 to 1988 Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain.
Methodios has written many books among them: Steps in the course of the youth, Hellenism and Judaism, International dimension of Greek culture.
He died on Friday, [[July 7]], [[2006]].
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