Eusebius (Pistolis) of Samos

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His Eminence Eusebius (Pistolis) of Samos and Ikaria is the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Samos and Ikaria under the administration of the Church of Greece. The Metropolis of Samos and Ikaria is a metropolis in the New Lands of Greece, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. [1]. He has been the ruling hierarch of the metropolis since 1995.


Evangelos (Pistolis) was born in 1949 in the village Old Karlovasi on the island of Samos in the eastern Aegean Sea. After completing his studies in theology, Evangelos entered the Holy Orders. In 1972, he was ordained a deacon with the name Eusebius. In 1976, he was ordained a priest. Following his ordination he held the position of Dean of the Religious Service of the Greek Police.

In 1995, Father Eusebius was elected to the episcopate and on July 22, 1995 he was consecrated Metropolitan of Samos and Ikaria.

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Eusebius (Pistolis) of Samos
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Metropolitan of Samos
1995 - Present
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