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Chrysostomos (Mavroyiannopoulos) of Kyanea

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Bishop Chrysostomos was born on the Greek island of Naxos on [[April 8]], 1927. Having first completed a degree in Law, he graduated from the School of Theology of the University of Athens in 1952. He was [[ordination|ordained]] to the [[deacon|diaconate]] on [[January 18]], 1952, and to the [[priest]]hood on [[December 14]], 1954. On [[December 19]], 1970, he was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] bishop of Kyanea. He has been based at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Andrew the Apostle, Kentish Town, London, since 1961.
In 2008 a book edited by Ioannis K. Probonas was published in his honour: ''ΑΓΑΘΟΕΡΓΙΗ: ΤΙΜΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΜΟΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΟΝ ΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΟ ΚΥΑΝΕΩΝ ΧΡΥΣΟΣΤΟΜΟ ΜΑΥΡΟΓΙΑΝΝΟΠΟΥΛΟ: ΔΙΑΠΡΕΠΗ ΝΑΞΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΑΣΠΟΡΑΣ.'' The volume features forwards by H.A.H Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople and the Hegumen of Dyonisiou Monastery on Mount Athos, to which St. Andrew's Cathedral in London has close connections, a number of homilies and letters by H.G. Chrysostomos, and a series of articles by different contributors relating to the history and traditions of Naxos, the island of his birth.
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