Metropolis of Arta

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The Metropolis of Arta (Gr: Άρτα) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. Arta is located in northwestern Greece in the province of Eprius.

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His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatios of Arta was elected and consecrated as a Bishop on November 21, 1988. He was born in 1945 in Kastania of Arta, has studied theology and was ordained as a deacon in 1971 and a priest in 1974.


  1. The Church of Panagia Parigoritissa, Ancient Metropolis
  2. The Church of St. Theodora patron saint of Arta
  3. The Church of St. Basil, from XIIIth century


  1. The Holy Monastery of Lower Panagia, Byzantine monument

Past ruling Hierarchs

Seraphim (Tikas) 1949-1958

Topical Saints

  1. St. Theodora, empress of Arta (Epiros) (March 11)