The Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain expresses joy for the election of Bishop Athanasios of Tropaion to Metropolitan of Kolonya. It also thanked Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for rewarding Metropolitan Athanasios for his many years of ministry in the Church.
Read the full announcement of the Archdiocese:
Having learned of the election of His Grace Bishop Athanasios of Tropaion as the Metropolitan of the once-illustrious Metropolitanate of Kolonya, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain gives thanks to Almighty God and expresses its gratitude to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for honouring Metropolitan Athanasios for his many years of service to Christ and His Church.
From the Offices of the Holy Archdiocese