Bishop Constantine Elected as New Metropolitan of Denver

Bishop Constantine Elected as New Metropolitan of Denver

OCP News Service – 24/05/2024

Denver – US: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver has a new leader. The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate has elected Bishop Constantine of Sassima as the new Metropolitan of Denver.

The election took place at the Phanar, the headquarters of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey. Bishop Constantine will succeed Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago, who served as the Locum Tenens (temporary leader) of the Metropolis since the passing of Metropolitan Isaiah in December 2023.

Bishop Constantine is a well-respected figure within the Greek Orthodox Church. He has served in various capacities, including as Chancellor of the Archdiocese of America and as Bishop of Sassima, a titular see in Greece.

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America expressed his joy at the election, stating, “We are confident that Metropolitan Constantine will bring his wisdom, experience, and dedication to the Metropolis of Denver.”

The Enthronement of Metropolitan Constantine will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Assumption in Denver, Colorado.

This marks a new chapter for the Greek Orthodox community in Denver and the surrounding region. The election of Bishop Constantine is a cause for celebration and anticipation as the Metropolis welcomes its new spiritual leader.

OCP News Service 

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