The Holy and Sacred Synod

The Holy and Sacred Synod, presided over by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW, is currently comprised of the following Hierarchs until the end of February each year:

Demetrios of America (17.09.1967)
Iakovos of Chicago (25.12.1969)
Jeremiah of Switzerland (31.01.1971)
Augustine of Germany (26.03.1972)
Germanos of Tranoupolis  (14.01.1973)
Sotirios of Toronto (27.01.1974)
Irenaios of Crete (23.02.1975)
Athenagoras of Belgium (22.06.2003)
Eugenios of Rethymno and Avlopotamos (28.05.2005)
Amphilochios of New Zealand (09.07.2005)
Nathanael of Kos and Nisyros (08.03.2009)
Athenagoras of Kydonies (18.11.2012)

 

METROPOLITANS, ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

Metropolitans and Archbishops of the Throne
Metropolitans - Holy Metropolises of the New Lands
Titular Metropolitans and Archbishops of the Throne
Auxiliary Bishops of the Throne
Retired Hierarchs of the Throne

 

SYNODAL COMMITTEES

Finance Committee
Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Kallinikos of Lystra, Germanos of Tranoupolis, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos

Audit Committee

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Demetrios of Sebasteia

Trustee Committee for the Sacred Holy Trinity Monastery of Halki
Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Germanos of Tranoupolis, Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Chrysostomos of Myra. Secretaries: Patriarchal Deacon Paisios, Codicographer of the Holy and Sacred Synod, and Mr. George Nanis

Legal Counsel

Meliton of Philadelphia (Chairman), Demetrios of Sebasteia, Theoleptos of Ikonion, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Grand Chartophylax Panteleimon Vingas. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Joachim, Deputy Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod

Canonical Committee

Panteleimon of Tyroloi and Serentium (Chairman), Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Meliton of Philadelphia, Gennadios of Sassima, Archimandrite Bartholomew, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod (Secretary)

Committee for Inter-Orthodox Affairs

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), John of Pergamon, Meliton of Philadelphia, Emmanuel of France, Archimandrite Bartholomew, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod (Secretary)

Committee for the Eparchies of the Throne Abroad and Orthodox Missions

Elder Constantine of Nicaea (Chairman), Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, Demetrios of Sebasteia, Theoleptos of Ikonion, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos. Secretary: Grand Archdeacon Maximos

Committee for
the Institutions of the Throne Abroad
Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Demetrios of Sebasteia, Elpidophoros of Bursa. Secretary: Third (Triteuon) Patriarchal Deacon Theodoros

Committee for Inter-Christian Affairs

Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Chrysostomos of Myra, Gennadios of Sassima, Elpidophoros of Bursa, Professor Vasileios Stavrides. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Joachim, Deputy Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod

Committee for Dialogue with the Non-Chalcedonian Churches

Elder Constantine of Nicaea (Chairman), Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Chrysostomos of Myra, Gennadios of Sassima, Professor Vasileios Stavrides. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Gregorios

Committee for Dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church

John of Pergamon (Chairman), Meliton of Philadelphia, Gennadios of Sassima, Professors Vasileios Stavrides and George Martzelos. Secretary: Grand Archdeacon Maximos

Committee for Theological Studies

Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Panteleimon of Tyroloi and Serentium, John of Pergamon, Elpidophoros of Bursa, Professor Vasileios Stavrides. Secretary: Second (Deutereuon) Patriarchal Deacon Andreas

Committee for the Holy Mountain of Athos

Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Amvrosios of Karpathos and Kasos, Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Chrysostomos of Myra, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Nephon

Committee for the Publication of the Periodical Orthodoxia

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), Demetrios of Sebasteia (Editor), Irenaios of Myriophyton and Peristasis. Secretary: Archimandrite Agathangelos Siskos

Committee for the Publication of the Himerologion

Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Iakovos of the Princes’ Islands, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Athenagoras of Kydonies. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Gregorios

Committee for Spiritual Ministry

Germanos of Tranoupolis (Chairman), Irenaios of Myriophyton and Peristasis, Theoleptos of Ikonion. Secretary: Grand Archdeacon Maximos

Committee for Monastic Communities

Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Germanos of Theodoroupolis, Demetrios of Sebasteia, Theoleptos of Ikonion. Secretary: Grand Ecclesiarch Benjamin

Committee for the Restoration, Maintenance, and Preservation of the Patriarchal Church and Buildings

Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Evangelos of Perghe, Meliton of Philadelphia, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Archimandrite Bartholomew, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Nephon

Committee for Patriarchal Archives – Library

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), Demetrios of Sebasteia, Chrysostomos of Myra, Grand Oikonomos Fr. Nikolaos Petropellis (Archivist), Professor Eustratios Zenginis. Secretary: Archimandrite Agathangelos Siskos

Committee for the Skeuophylakion
Myrrhophylakion
Elder Athanasios of Chalcedon (Chairman), Kyrillos of Imvros and Tenedos, Demetrios of Sebasteia, Theoleptos of Ikonion. Secretary: -

Committee for the Holy Shrines

Germanos of Tranoupolis (Chairman), Irenaios of Myriophyton and Peristasis, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Gregorios

Committee for Divine Worship

Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Germanos of Tranoupolis, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Dionysios of Synnada, Archon Protopsaltis Leonidas Asteris. Secretary: Grand Archdeacon Maximos

Committee for the Liturgical Canon

Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Evangelos of Perghe, Meliton of Philadelphia. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Nephon

Committee for the Dialogue with Islam

Elder Constantine of Nicaea (Chairman), Germanos of Theodoroupolis, Emmanuel of France, Dionysios of Synnada. Secretary: Archimandrite Chrysanthos Demetriadis, Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of Derkoi

Committee for European Affairs

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), Meliton of Philadelphia, Emmanuel of France, Gennadios of Sassima, Elpidophoros of Bursa. Secretary: Second (Deutereuon) Patriarchal Deacon Andreas

Committee for Pensions
  Medical Insurance
Elder Apostolos of Derkoi (Chairman), Evangelos of Perghe, Kyrillos of Imvros and Tenedos, Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos. Secretary: Mr. George Nanis 

Committee for the Development of Ecclesiastical Properties

Evangelos of Perghe (Chairman), Apostolos of Miletos, Meliton of Philadelphia, Demetrios of Sebasteia, Elpidophoros of Bursa, Archimandrite Bartholomew, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod (Secretary)

Youth Committee
Nikitas of the Dardanelles (Chairman), Gennadios of Sassima, Theoleptos of Ikonion, Patriarchal Deacon Joachim, Deputy Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod, Mr. Nicholas Kalamaris. Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Nephon



Synodal Office

Chief Secretary: Archimandrite Bartholomew Samaras
Phone: +90 212 5255416
Fax: +90 212 5316533, +90 212 5349037
E-mail: ecumenical.patriarchate@gmail.com
Deputy Secretary: Patriarchal Deacon Joachim
Codicographer: Patriarchal Deacon Paisios

Eisigesia (Patriarchal Contact Office)
Director: Rev. Protopresbyter Dositheos Anagnostopoulos of the Ecumenical Throne
Phone: +90 212 6354501
Fax: +90 212 5256429

First Patriarchal Office
Director: Vacant
First Secretary: Vacant
Secretaries: Mr. Paul Pantelaras, Ms. Irene Demetrioglu, Ms. Lora Ulik-Nani, Mr. Stavros Rafaelidis, Mr. Chrysovalantis Tzavidis and Mr. Panagiotis Nikolaidis

 

 

 

 

 

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