Metropolitan Eugenios of Rethymno Elected Head of the Autonomous Church of Crete

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OCP News Service – 15/01/22

Crete-Greece: Metropolitan Eugenios of Rethymno has been elected as the new Archbishop-head of the self-governing Church of Crete. The decision was made by the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on 11/1/2022. He was elected as the former Archbishop Eirinaios of Crete was relieved from his duties by the Ecumenical Patriarch due to deteriorating health.

The Church of Crete is a self-governing that falls under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Its consist of the Archbishopric of Crete and 8 Metropolises.

OCP News Service

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