Seraphim Vissarion Tikas

Born: Aug 15, 1913 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Archbishops


1913 - Born in the village of Artesiano, Karditsa on the  August 1913.

 

1936 - He enrolled in the Theological School of the University of Athens.

 

1938 - During his second year, he became a monk in the Pendeli Monastery.

 

1940 - He graduated in Theological School of the University of Athens.

 

1942 - He was ordained a priest and an archimandrite, also by Archbishop Damascenus and served at parish priest of in the Church of St Luke in Patisia.
 
1949 - He served as secretary of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece.

 

1958 - was elected Metropolitan Bishop of Arta and was transferred to Ioannina. 

 

1974 - He was elected Archbishop of Athens and All Greece on the 13th of January, succeeding Hieronymus Kotsonis. 

 

1998 - He died in Athens on the 10th of April.

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