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Bishop '''Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis''' (or ''Emilianos of Charioupolis'') was an [[titular bishop]] of the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]] serving in the United States.
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Bishop '''Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis''' (or ''Emilianos of Charioupolis'', Αιμιλιανός Λαλούσης) was a [[titular bishop]] of the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]] serving in the United States.
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
Bishop Aimilianos was born in Greece and came to the United States in 1930. He pursued graduate studies at the Episcopal theological [[seminary]] in Philadelphia.
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Bishop Aimilianos was born June 14, 1901<ref name=ancientfaces>[http://www.ancientfaces.com/person/aimiliano-n-laloussis/90931643 Aimiliano N Laloussis (1901 - 1992)]</ref> in in Sparta, Greece.
  
As a [[priest]], he served as [[dean]] of the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC, from 1934 to 1960.
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He was ordained deacon in June 1925 by Metropolitan Panteleimon of Karystia.
  
Elected [[titular bishop]] of Harioupolis in 1960, he was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to the episcopacy on [[November 6]], 1960, at St. Sophia's.  He oversaw the archdiocesan districts of [[Metropolis of Chicago|Chicago]] and [[Metropolis of Atlanta|Charlotte]], respectively, until his retirement in 1973.
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In 1929 he graduated from the Theological School of the University of Athens. In the same year he was ordained priest by the same Bishop.
  
Bishop Aimilianos died in 1992. In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in the Bishop's honor. The park is maintained by the ''Bishop Laloussis Foundation'' of Bethesda, Maryland.
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In 1931, he came to the United States to study at the Episcopal Divinity School in Philadelphia, from which he received a Master's Degree in Theology.
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He was a missionary in Philadelphia and Canada before moving to Washington in 1934 as priest of what was then Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral. At that time, the church had about 150 members. Over the years, Aimilianos Laloussis saw this grow to more than 1,000 members. Between 1955 and 1960 he was dean of same Cathedral.
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He was elected [[titular bishop]] of Harioupolis in 1960, and was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] to the episcopacy on [[November 6]], 1960, at St. Sophia's and appointed to oversee the archdiocesan districts of [[Metropolis of Chicago|Chicago]].
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From 1964 until his retirement in 1974 he oversaw the archdiocesan district of the [[Metropolis of Atlanta|Charlotte]]<ref>http://www.atlantametropolisphiloptochos.org/about/</ref>.
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Bishop Aimilianos died of heart ailments on August 28, 1992 at 91 years old<ref name=ancientfaces/> at his residence in New York City.
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In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in Bishop Aimilianos' honor. The park is maintained by the ''Bishop Laloussis Foundation'' of Bethesda, Maryland.
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==Sources==
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* "Install New Greek Bishop in Ceremony," ''Chicago Tribune'', November 20, 1960, page 28. [http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/chicagotribune/access/622544512.html?dids=622544512:622544512&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:AI&type=historic&date=Nov+20%2C+1960&author=RICHARD+PHILBRICK&pub=Chicago+Daily+Tribune+(1872-1963)&edition=&startpage=28&desc=INSTALL+NEW+GREEK+BISHOP+IN+CEREMONY (abstract)]
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* [http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-1023656.html Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Dies; Led Greek Orthodox Cathedral] // The Washington Post; September 5, 1992
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* "Monument Unveiled Honoring Bishop Aimilianos," ''The Orthodox Observer'', December 2000 - January 2001, page 24. [http://www.goarch.org/en/news/observer/pdf/2001/00-Dec-01-Jan.pdf (PDF)]
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== Reflist ==
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==External links==
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* [http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31261 Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis]
  
 
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==Sources==
 
*"Install New Greek Bishop in Ceremony," ''Chicago Tribune'', November 20, 1960, page 28. [http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/chicagotribune/access/622544512.html?dids=622544512:622544512&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:AI&type=historic&date=Nov+20%2C+1960&author=RICHARD+PHILBRICK&pub=Chicago+Daily+Tribune+(1872-1963)&edition=&startpage=28&desc=INSTALL+NEW+GREEK+BISHOP+IN+CEREMONY (abstract)]
 
*"Monument Unveiled Honoring Bishop Aimilianos," ''The Orthodox Observer'', December 2000-January 2001, page 24. [http://www.goarch.org/en/news/observer/pdf/2001/00-Dec-01-Jan.pdf (PDF)]
 
 
==External links==
 
*[http://orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/constantinople/former2.htm#emilianos_bishop_charioupolis Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31261 Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis]
 
  
 
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Bishop Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis (or Emilianos of Charioupolis, Αιμιλιανός Λαλούσης) was a titular bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate serving in the United States.

Life

Bishop Aimilianos was born June 14, 1901[1] in in Sparta, Greece.

He was ordained deacon in June 1925 by Metropolitan Panteleimon of Karystia.

In 1929 he graduated from the Theological School of the University of Athens. In the same year he was ordained priest by the same Bishop.

In 1931, he came to the United States to study at the Episcopal Divinity School in Philadelphia, from which he received a Master's Degree in Theology.

He was a missionary in Philadelphia and Canada before moving to Washington in 1934 as priest of what was then Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral. At that time, the church had about 150 members. Over the years, Aimilianos Laloussis saw this grow to more than 1,000 members. Between 1955 and 1960 he was dean of same Cathedral.

He was elected titular bishop of Harioupolis in 1960, and was consecrated to the episcopacy on November 6, 1960, at St. Sophia's and appointed to oversee the archdiocesan districts of Chicago.

From 1964 until his retirement in 1974 he oversaw the archdiocesan district of the Charlotte[2].

Bishop Aimilianos died of heart ailments on August 28, 1992 at 91 years old[1] at his residence in New York City.

In 1998, the Washington City Council named a park across from St. Sophia's Cathedral in Bishop Aimilianos' honor. The park is maintained by the Bishop Laloussis Foundation of Bethesda, Maryland.

Sources

Reflist

External links

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