Metropolis of Kastoria

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The Metropolis of Kastoria (Gr:Καστοριά), 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 northern Greece in the periphery of West Macedonia.



  • Monastery of Holy Melissotopou For Men
  • Monastery of Holy Vassiliadis For Men
  • Monastery of Panagia Mavriotissa For Men
  • Monastery of St. George Eptahori For Men
  • Monastery of Panagia Kleisouras For Women
  • Monastery of St. Nicholas Tsirilovou For Women


  1. (Greek) Γρηγόριος ο Γ’ (Παπουτσόπουλος). Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  2. (Greek) Γρηγόριος ο Β’ (Μαΐστρος). Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  3. (Greek) Δωρόθεος Γιανναρόπουλος. Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  4. (Greek) Νικηφόρος Παπασιδέρης. Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  5. (Greek) Ιωακείμ Λεπτίδης. Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  6. (Greek) Ιωακείμ Βαξεβανίδης. Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  7. (Greek) Γερμανός Καραβαγγέλης. Ιερά Μητρόπολη Καστοριάς.
  8. Basil K. Gounaris, The Macedonian Struggle 1903-1912, p514