Consecration of Metropolitan Athenagoras of Kydonion (Cydoniae) at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

On Sunday, November 18, 2012, His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch presided at the Divine Liturgy with eight Hierarchs (from the Churches of Constantinople and Greece) concelebrating at the Patriarchal Church of St. George for the consecration of the newly-elected Metropolitan Athenagoras of Kydonion, who formerly served as Grand Archimandrite at the Ecumenical Patriarchate. His Beatitude […]

Election of new Metropolitan

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012, the Holy and Sacred Synod, at the recommendation of His All-Holiness, unanimously elected the Grand Archimandrite Athenagoras to the rank of Metropolitan Kydonion. The official proclamations were held in the Patriarchal Hall and the Patriarchal Church of St. George, where he served for many years together with his responsibilities as […]