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Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand

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Metropolitan '''Metropolitan Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand''' is the ruling [[bishop]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Zealand]] under the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]].
==Timeline==
*1938 - Adamantios Tsoukos was born in Lardo, Rhodes (in the Dodecanese Islands), and attended the Patmiada Church Ecclesiastical School.
*1959 - Entered [[Theological School of Halki]].
*1962 [[December 8]] - [[Tonsure]]d a [[Monk]].
:*[[December 9]] - Ordained [[Deacon]] by [[Metropolitan]] Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
*1963 - Finished Theological School. Final paper Dissertation entitled "Dogmatic Teacher of Koraniou".
:*[[July 9]] - [[Ordination|Ordained]] [[Priest]] by Metropolitan Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
*1964 - Served Holy until 1968 at the [[Monastery]] of the Annunciation, Patmos (near under the spiritual direction of Elder [[Amphilochios (Makris)]] of the Dodecanese Islands).*1969 - Appointed teacher in Patmiada Church Ecclesiastical School.*1972 - Went to Served in Kenya, Tanzania and Zaire as [[missionary]]. Given title Elevated to the dignity of [[Archimandrite]] by Patriarch [[Nicholas VI of Alexandria|Nicholas]] of Alexandria in the Church of the Annunciation in Louboubasiin Zaire.*1978 - Returned as a teacher to PatmiadaSchool.
*1989 - Invited to Rhodes by Metropolitan Apostolos of Rhodes as preacher.
*1990 [[May 22]] - Elected [[Abbot ]] of Holy Monastery of the Archangel Michael - Tharri.*2005 [[June 15]] - Elected Bishop by [[Holy Synod ]] of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.:*2005 [[July 9]] - [[consecration of a bishop|Consecrated ]] Bishop by Metropolitan Kirillo of Rhodes in the Annunciation Cathedral, Rhodes.:*2005 [[October 13]] - Elected Metropolitan of New Zealand.
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{{succession|
before=''unknown''?|
title=Abbot of Monastery of Tharri, Rhodes|
years=1990-2005|
after=''unknown''?}}
{{succession|
before=[[Joseph (Harkiolakis) of New Zealand|Joseph (Harkiolakis)]]|
==External link==
*[http://www.imnzorthodoxarchdiocese.org.nz/biography.php the-metropolis/metropolitan Official biography] from the Metropolis of New Zealand website.
[[Category:Bishops]]
[[Category:21st-century bishops]]
[[Category:Bishops of Wellington]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy_in_Australia]]
[[Category:Theological School of Halki Graduates]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy_in_New_Zealand]]
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