Georges (Wagner) of Evdokia

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Abp. Georges

His Eminence Archbishop Georges (Wagner) of Evdokia was an auxiliary bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate who served as the head of the Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe.

Abp. Georges was born on March 10, 1930, in Berlin, Germany. He studied theology at the St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France). He was ordained a deacon and priest in 1955 by Metropolitan Nikolai of the Moscow Patriarchate in Paris. He later served as professor of liturgics and canon law at St. Sergius Institute in Paris.

He was tonsured a monk on March 12, 1971. On June 30, he was elected assistant bishop of Abp. Georges (Tarassoff) of Syracuse, head of the Ecumenical Patriarchate's Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe, receiving the title of Bishop of Evdokia. He was consecrated as bishop in Paris on October 3, 1971. In May 1981, he was elected to be the successor of Abp. Georges (Tarassoff), a capacity in which he served until his death in Paris on April 6, 1993.

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Georges (Wagner) of Evdokia
Preceded by:
Archbishop of Evdokia
Succeeded by:
Irenaios (Ioannidis)
Preceded by:
Georges (Tarassoff)
Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe
Succeeded by:
Gabriel (de Vylder)
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