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Metropolis of Drama

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The '''Metropolis of Drama''' is one of the metropolises of the New Lands in Greece that are within the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]] but de facto are administered for practical reasons as part of the [[Church of Greece]]under an agreement between the churches of Athens and Constantinople.
==Metropolitan==His Eminence The [[Metropolitan]diocese|metropolis] [[Paul (Apostolidis) of Drama]] was born is located in 1963 in Verroia. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to northern Greece and is bordered on the throne on October 5, 2005north by Bulgaria.
===Former hierarchs=Metropolitans==#Chrysostomos 1902*[[Paul (Apostolidis) of Drama|Paul (Apostolidis)]] 2005 - Present*[[Dionysios (Kyratsos) of Drama|Dionysios (Kyratsos)]] 1965 -19102005#Agathangelos 1910*Philip 1958-19221964#Laurentios 1922*George 1942-19281958#*Basilios 1931-1941#George 1942*Laurentios 1922-1928*Agathangelos 1910-19581922#Philip 1958*[[Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna|Chrysostomos (Kalaphatis)]] 1902-1910<ref>[ Basil K. Gounaris, ''The Macedonian Struggle 1903-19641912'', p514]</ref>#Dionysios 1965*[[Agathangelos of Ephesus|Agathangelos]] 1861 -20051872  ==Monasteries==*Monastery of Panagia Eikosifinissa (female)*Monastery of the Ascension of Our Lord (female) ==Reference==<references/>
The radio program of Didimoticho, Orestias and Soufli is called «Order of the Apostle Andrew». and is on the 90,8 FM for the region of Orestias and Didimotichoand on 98,0 FM for the region of Trigono and 98,0 FM for the region of Alexandroupoli and the remainder of Thrace.
==See also==
[[George (Karslidis) of Drama]]
*The Metropolis of Drama [ Official Website] (Greek)

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