Church of Greece

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Church of Greece
Founder(s) ?
Autocephaly/Autonomy declared 1833
Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized 1850 by Constantinople
Current primate Archbishop 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 southest part of Greece. The church is led by the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece.

The current primate is Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece since 1998.

History

Organization

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


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