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Georges (Wagner) of Evdokia

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WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS WITH LOVE FROM EBAUMS[[Image:Georges of Evdokia.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Abp. Georges]]His Eminence Archbishop '''Georges (Wagner) of Evdokia''' was an [[auxiliary bishop]] of the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]] who served as the head of the [[Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe]]. Abp. Georges was born on [[March 10]], 1930, in Berlin, Germany. He studied theology at the [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)]]. He was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] and [[priest]] in 1955 by Metropolitan Nikolai of the [[Moscow Patriarchate]] in Paris. He later served as professor of [[liturgics]] and canon law at St. Sergius Institute in Paris.  He was [[tonsure]]d a [[monk]] on [[March 12]], 1971. On [[June 30]], he was elected assistant bishop of Abp. [[Georges (Tarassoff) of Syracuse]], head of the Ecumenical Patriarchate's [[Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe]], receiving the title of ''Bishop of Evdokia''. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] as [[bishop]] in Paris on [[October 3]], 1971. In May 1981, he was elected to be the successor of Abp. Georges (Tarassoff), a capacity in which he served until his death in Paris on [[April 6]], 1993. {{start box}}{{succession|before=?|title=Archbishop of Evdokia|years=1971-1993|after=[[Irenaios (Ioannidis) of Myriophytos and Peristasis|Irenaios (Ioannidis)]]}}{{succession|before=[[Georges (Tarassoff) of Syracuse|Georges (Tarassoff)]]|title=[[Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe|Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe]]|years=1981-1993|after=[[Gabriel (de Vylder) of Komana|Gabriel (de Vylder)]]}}{{end box}} [[Category:Bishops]]

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