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His Beatitude Theocletos II (Panagiotopoulos) of Athens was the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece and primate of the Church of Greece from 1957 to 1962.

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Archbishop Theocletos was born in 1890. He received his college level education at the University of Athens after which he entered the Holy Orders, becoming a priest.

He was consecrated a bishop in 1931. In 1944, he was appointed Metropolitan of Patrsky?. On August 7, 1957, he was elected Archbishop of Athens and served until January 8, 1962.

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Theocletos II (Panagiotopoulos) of Athens
Preceded by:
Dorotheos (Kotaras)
Archbishop of Athens
Succeeded by:
Iakovos III (Vavanatsos)
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