METROPOLITAN PANTELEIMON OF CORINTH

 

Date of Elevation to Metropolitan:

1965

Date of Consecration:

1958

Date of Birth:

1919

Full Name:

Panteleimon Karanikolaos

 

Biography

His Eminence Metropolitan Panteleimon (Karanikolas) was born in 1919 in Kranidi, Ermionida. He studied Theology and he has done postgraduate studies in Britain. During German occupation he was actively involved in the Greek resistance. He was ordained an assistant bishop in 1958. In 1965, he was elected as Metropolitan of Korinthos. He is the writer of many books. In 1990, he was awarded a honor Doctorate by the Department of Theology of the University of Athens.

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