His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] Neophytos of Morphos was born on [[January 21]], 1962, in the village of Ano Zodia. <!---In 1979 he completed the gymnasium of the city of Morphos. In 1985, he completed the Legal Faculty of the University of Athens. Until 1987, he lived in Greece and was a novice of the Elder [[Iakovos (Tsalikis)|Iakovos Tsalikis]]. In this same year, he returned to Cyprus and became a novice in the [[Monastery]] of St George in the city of Larnaca. On [[December 27]], 1987, he was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] by Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kitium. From 1988 until 1993, he studied in the Theological Faculty of the University of Athens. On [[December 19]], 1993, he was ordained a [[presbyter]] and elevated to [[archimandrite]] of the Monastery of St George.---> On [[April 22]], 1998, he was elected as Metropolitan of Morphos. His episcopal consecration took place on [[April 23]], 1998.