[[Image:ArchOfAthens.jpg|frame|right|His Beatitude Christodoulos of Athens]]
His Beatitude '''Christodoulos (Paraskevaides), Archbishop of Athens and All Greece''' is the current [[primate]] of the [[Church of Greece]].
Christodoulos was born at Xanthi in 1939. In 1962 he graduated from the School of Law and in 1967 from the School of Theology. In 1961 he was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]], and [[priest]] in 1965. He served as a preacher and senior spiritual father at the
church of Assumption of the Virgin Mary at Palaio Phalero for nine years, and, for seven years he served as a Secretary of the [[Holy Synod]]. He took part in many religious missions abroad. He is a Doctor of Theology, he has a degree in French and English, and he also speaks Italian and German. He is the author of many scientific and constructive books. He has been writing articles in religious press and in dailies. He was elected [[Metropolitan]] of Demetrias in 1974 and [[Archbishop]] of Athens and all [[Church of Greece|Greece]] in 1998.
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/english/archbishop/index.html Official biography]
*[http://orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/greece/current.htm#christodoulos_archbishop Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
[[Category:Archbishops of Athens]]