METROPOLITAN AGATHANGELOS OF NEA SMYRNA

 

Hierarchical Sees

Metropolitan of Nea Smyrni (1986-)

Bishop of Didymotichos and Orestias (1974-1986)

Date of Elevation to Metropolitan:

1986

Date of Consecration:

1974

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:

1957

Date of Ordination to the Diaconate:

1949

Date of Birth:

1929

Full Name:

Agathangelos Tampouratzakis

 

Biography

His Grace Metropolitan Agathangelos (Tampouratzakis) was born in 1929 in Neapoli, Crete. He has studied Theology and Sociology and Law in Paris. He was ordained a deacon in 1949 and a priest in 1957. He was elected and ordained as Bishop of Didymoticho and Orestias in 1974. In 1986, he was elected as Metropolitan of Nea Smyrna.

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