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His Grace Bishop '''Anthimos (Drakonakis) of Christoupolis''' is a [[bishop]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]] who has been the subject of controversy and is now assigned in retirement to the Diocese of Olympus of the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]].
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His Grace Bishop '''Anthimos (Drakonakis) of Olympus''' was a [[bishop]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]] who had been the subject of controversy and was thereafter assigned in retirement to the Diocese of Olympus of the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]].
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==Life==
 
==Life==
Bishop Anthimos was born on the island of Crete and took a vow of celibacy in 1956. He was elected bishop on [[April 16]], 1977. During the years 1977 to 1979, he was the bishop of the [[Metropolis of Pittsburgh|Sixth District]] (Pittsburgh) of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America]]. In 1979, he was [[enthronement|enthroned]] as Bishop of the [[Metropolis of Boston|Diocese of Boston]]. In 1983, Bp. Anthimos was transferred to and enthroned as the first bishop the [[Metropolis of Denver|Diocese of Denver]]. In 1987, he was detached as Bishop of Denver without further assignment. On [[July 13]], 1992, Bp. Anthimos was returned to active service by the [[Holy Synod]] of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He currently is assigned in retirement in America to the [[Diocese]] of Olympus of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
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Bishop Anthimos was born in 1934 on the island of Crete and took a vow of celibacy in 1956. He was elected bishop on [[April 16]], 1977.
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During the years 1977 to 1979, he was the bishop of the [[Metropolis of Pittsburgh|Sixth District]] (Pittsburgh) of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America]].
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In 1979, he was [[enthronement|enthroned]] as Bishop of the [[Metropolis of Boston|Diocese of Boston]].
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In 1983, Bp. Anthimos was transferred to and enthroned as the first bishop the [[Metropolis of Denver|Diocese of Denver]]. In 1987, he was detached as Bishop of Denver without further assignment.
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On [[July 13]], 1992, Bp. Anthimos was returned to active service by the [[Holy Synod]] of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
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He was assigned in retirement in America to the [[Diocese]] of Olympus of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. He reposed in the Lord on [[May 29]], 2015.
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==Source==   
 
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*[http://patriarchate.org/patriarchate/hierarchy-of-the-throne Retired Hierarchs of the Throne]
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* [https://www.patriarchate.org/retired-hierarchs-of-the-throne Retired Hierarchs of the Throne]
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==External links==
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*[http://massachusetts.obituaries.funeral.com/2015/05/31/bishop-anthimos-of-olympus/ Obituary: Bishop Anthimos of Olympus]
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*[http://www.goarch.org/news/bishopanthimospassing-05292015 Archdiocese Announces the Falling Asleep in the Lord of His Grace Bishop Anthimos of Olympos] ([[GOARCH]])
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:35, February 10, 2016

His Grace Bishop Anthimos (Drakonakis) of Olympus was a bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America who had been the subject of controversy and was thereafter assigned in retirement to the Diocese of Olympus of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

Life

Bishop Anthimos was born in 1934 on the island of Crete and took a vow of celibacy in 1956. He was elected bishop on April 16, 1977.

During the years 1977 to 1979, he was the bishop of the Sixth District (Pittsburgh) of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America.

In 1979, he was enthroned as Bishop of the Diocese of Boston.

In 1983, Bp. Anthimos was transferred to and enthroned as the first bishop the Diocese of Denver. In 1987, he was detached as Bishop of Denver without further assignment.

On July 13, 1992, Bp. Anthimos was returned to active service by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

He was assigned in retirement in America to the Diocese of Olympus of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. He reposed in the Lord on May 29, 2015.


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Anthimos (Drakonakis) of Olympus
Preceded by:
Gerasimos (Papadopoulos)
Bishop of Christoupolis
Sixth District (Pittsburgh)

1977—1979
Succeeded by:
Maximos (Aghiorgoussis)
Preceded by:
Iakovos (Garmatis)
Bishop of Boston
1979—1983
Succeeded by:
Methodius (Tournas)
Preceded by:
Philip (Koutoufas)
Bishop of Denver
1984—1987
Succeeded by:
Kallistos (Samaras)
Preceded by:
?
Bishop of Olympus
1992—2015
Succeeded by:
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