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07/27/14: Consecration of Metropolitan Maximos of Selyvria

On Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George commemorating the Feast of St. Panteleimon, during which the consecration of Metropolitan Maximos (Vgenopoulos) of Selyvria took place. Also concelebrating were Metropolitans Amfilohije of Montenegro, John of Pergamon, Meliton of Philadelphia, Ignatios of Demetrias, Pavlos of Glyfada, Chrysostomos of Patra, Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, and Athenagoras of Kydonies, as well as Bishop Maxim of the Serbian Orthodox Church's Western American Diocese and Archbishop Makarios of Qatar.

After graduating in 2008 from Heythrop College, University of London, with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, Metropolitan Maximos served as the Grand Archdeacon until his election on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was ordained to the priesthood by Metropolitan Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos on Saturday morning, whereafter that evening the Second Patriarchal Deacon Andreas Sophianopoulos was elevated to be the new Grand Archdeacon.

Click here for the Address by His All-Holiness. [Greek]
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