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His Eminence '''Proterios (Pavlopoulos) of Ptolemais''' in Upper Egypt, is Metropolitan of the [[Metropolis of Ptolemais]], part of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
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His Eminence '''Proterios (Pavlopoulos) of Diospolis''' ({{Lang-el|Προτέριος Παυλόπουλος}}; 28 July 1946 – 20 October 2021) was a retired hierarch of the [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
  
==Life==
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== Life ==
 
Stylianos Pavlopoulos was born in 1946 in Koronos, Naxos. His collegiate level education was at the Higher Faculty of the University of Athens. His post graduate education continued at Durham University in England.
 
Stylianos Pavlopoulos was born in 1946 in Koronos, Naxos. His collegiate level education was at the Higher Faculty of the University of Athens. His post graduate education continued at Durham University in England.
  
 
Stylianos was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and [[priest]] in 1972, by His Eminence Methodios of Aksum. Over the following years Fr. Proterios served in a number of countries including Ethiopia, Malta, Great Britain, South Africa, and Greece in various positions including [[chancellor]] and hierarchal vicar.  
 
Stylianos was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and [[priest]] in 1972, by His Eminence Methodios of Aksum. Over the following years Fr. Proterios served in a number of countries including Ethiopia, Malta, Great Britain, South Africa, and Greece in various positions including [[chancellor]] and hierarchal vicar.  
  
He was elected, on [[February 22]], 2001, Archbishop of the new Archdiocese of Dar Es Salaam in eastern Tanzania by the [[Holy Synod]]. He was consecrated on [[March 3]], 2001. On [[October 27]], 2004 to the [[see]] of Metropolitan of Ptolemais,
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He was elected, on [[February 22]], 2001, Metropolitan of the new Metropolis of Dar Es Salaam in eastern Tanzania by the [[Holy Synod]]. He was consecrated on [[March 3]], 2001. On [[October 27]], 2004 to the [[see]] of Metropolis of Ptolemais. On November 26, 2014, His Eminence retired from active service, being appointed titular Metropolitan of Diospolis.
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Metropolitan Proterios rested in the Lord on [[October 20]], 2021.
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website]
  
 
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before=[[Philemon (Agiannanitis) of Kavasos|Philemon (Agiannanitis)]]|
title=Archbishop of Dar Es Salaam|
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title=[[Metropolis of Irinoupolis|Metropolitan of Irinoupolis]]|
years=2001-2004|
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years=2001–2004|
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after=[[Dimitrios (Zaharengas) of Irinoupolis|Dimitrios (Zaharengas)]]}}
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title=[[Metropolis of Ptolemais|Metropolitan of Ptolemais]]|
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years=2004–2014|
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after=[[Emmanuel (Kiagias) of Ptolemais|Emmanuel (Kiagias)]]}}
 
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title=Metropolitan of Ptolemais|
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==Sources==
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website]
 
  
 
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[[Category:21st-century bishops]]
 
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[[Category: University of Athens Theology School Graduates]]
 
[[Category: University of Athens Theology School Graduates]]

Latest revision as of 02:23, December 19, 2021

His Eminence Proterios (Pavlopoulos) of Diospolis (Greek: Προτέριος Παυλόπουλος; 28 July 1946 – 20 October 2021) was a retired hierarch of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa.

Life

Stylianos Pavlopoulos was born in 1946 in Koronos, Naxos. His collegiate level education was at the Higher Faculty of the University of Athens. His post graduate education continued at Durham University in England.

Stylianos was ordained deacon and priest in 1972, by His Eminence Methodios of Aksum. Over the following years Fr. Proterios served in a number of countries including Ethiopia, Malta, Great Britain, South Africa, and Greece in various positions including chancellor and hierarchal vicar.

He was elected, on February 22, 2001, Metropolitan of the new Metropolis of Dar Es Salaam in eastern Tanzania by the Holy Synod. He was consecrated on March 3, 2001. On October 27, 2004 to the see of Metropolis of Ptolemais. On November 26, 2014, His Eminence retired from active service, being appointed titular Metropolitan of Diospolis.

Metropolitan Proterios rested in the Lord on October 20, 2021.

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Proterios (Pavlopoulos) of Diospolis
Preceded by:
Philemon (Agiannanitis)
Metropolitan of Irinoupolis
2001–2004
Succeeded by:
Dimitrios (Zaharengas)
Preceded by:
Anthimos (Rosmaris)
Metropolitan of Ptolemais
2004–2014
Succeeded by:
Emmanuel (Kiagias)
Preceded by:
Metropolitan of Diospolis
2014–2021
Succeeded by:
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