His Eminence Metropolitan Dionysios (Kyratsos) was the ruling hierarch of the New Lands Metropolis of Drama of the Church of Greece from 1965 to 2005.
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Metr. Dionysios was born in Arnea, Chalkidiki, near Thessalonica, in 1923. After he completed his basic education, he entered the University of Thessalonica to study theology, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy degree.
He was ordained a deacon in 1945 and a priest in 1950. Fr. Dionysios was elected and consecrated bishop of Drama in 1965. He was succeeded by Metropolitan Paul (Apostolidis).
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