Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa elected as new Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America

Metropolitan of Bursa Elpidophoros was elected as the new Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America on Saturday, Greek Reporter USA reports.

The decision was taken in Phanar by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presiding over the meetings which were held between Thursday and Saturday.

Elpidoforos Lampriniadis was born in Istanbul, in 1967.

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