The Right Reverend Athanasios (Theocharous), Bishop of Tropaeou, was born in Marathovounos, Cyprus in 1943. He studied at the School of Theology in Athens and was ordained to the diaconate on 6th August 1969 and to the priesthood on the 10th August 1969 by the Archbishop of Thyateira Athenagoras Kokkinakis. As a Priest he served and as a Bishop he continues to serve as Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain. From 1969 to 1972 he served as a priest of the Greek Orthodox Community of St. Athanasius and St. Clement, Cambridge. On 20th December 1976 he was appointed as priest-in-charge of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God in North London, and has continued to serve until today. On the 12th April 1997, he was made Auxiliary Bishop of Tropaeou by Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain. |
Address: His Grace Athanasios, Bishop of Tropaeau, The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary, Trinity road, London N22 8LB.
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Nameday: January 18.