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Church of Greece
Founder(s) Apostles
Autocephaly/Autonomy declared 1833
Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized 1850 by Constantinople
Current primate Abp. Christodoulos
Headquarters Athens, Greece
Primary territory Greece
Possessions abroad
Liturgical language(s) Greek
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant / Choral
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate 10,000,000 [1]
Official website Church of Greece

The Church of Greece is one of the autocephalous churches of the Orthodox Christian communion whose territory consists of the southern part of Greece. The church is led by the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece.

The primate of the Church of Greece has been Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece since 1998.



The Greek Orthodox in the diaspora are under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople.

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