Metropolis of Xanthi

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The Metropolis of Xanthi, also Xanthi and Peritheorion, is one of the metropolises of the New Lands in Greece that is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Constantinople but de facto is administered for practical reasons as part of the Church of Greece under an agreement between the churches of Athens and Constantinople. [1]

The metropolis is located in Thrace in northern Greece.

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His Eminence Metropolitan Panteleimon (Kalafatis) was born in 1943 in Petrokerasa, Chalkidiki. He was consecrated a bishop in 1995.

Former hierarchs

Monasteries in the metropolis

  • Monastery of Panagia Archageliotissa For men
  • Monastery of Pamegiston Taxiarchon For men
  • Monastery of Panagia in Kalamou For women
  • Monastery of St. Irene For women