Chrysostomos (Kakoulidis) of Edessa

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His Eminence Chrysostomos (Kakoulidis) of Edessa and Pella was the Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia under the administration of the Church of Greece. The Metropolis of Edessa and Pella is a metropolis in the New Lands of Greece, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. [1]. He served as the ruling hierarch of the metropolis from 1984 to 2002.


Chrysostomos (Kakoulidis) was born in 1931 in Monastiraki village in Aridea in Greek Central Macedonia. After completing his theological education, he was ordained a deacon in 1958, receiving the ecclesiastical name of Chrysostomos. He was ordained a priest in 1959. Father Chrysostomos was elected to the episcopate in 1984 and consecrated the Metropolitan of Edessa and Pella later in the year.

Metr. Chrysostomos reposed on July 20, 2002 and was succeeded by Metr. Joel (Fragkakis).

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Chrysostomos (Kakoulidis) of Edessa
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Metropolitan of Edessa
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Joel (Fragkakis)
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