Metropolis of Elassona

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The Metropolis of Elassona is one of the metropolises of the New Lands in Greece that are within the jurisdiction of the Church of Constantinople but de facto are administered for practical reasons as part of the Church of Greece under an agreement between the churches of Athens and Constantinople.

The metropolis is located in Thessaly in northern Greece.


His Eminence Metropolitan Vasilios (Kolokas) of Elassona was born in 1953 in Ioannina. He was consecrated a bishop in 1995.

Former hierarchs

Monasteries in the metropolis

  • Monastery of Panagia Olympiotissa at Elassona For men [1]
  • Monastery of Transfiguration in Deskati For men
  • Monastery of the Ascension in Sykea For women