Today is the last day of the sitting of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in August when elections of Assistant Bishops were held for the Holy Metropolis of Mexico.
Archimandrites Athenagoras Perez, Timoteo Torres and Isichios Thanos, who are serving in the Holy Metropolis of Mexico, were elected bishops.
Archimandrite Isichios Thanos was born on the 8th of December, 1969. He studied Social Theology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is a clergyman of the Holy Metropolis of Rhodes. He served as a priest of the Church of Saint Paraskevi in Kattavia and was seconded to the Metropolis of Mexico. The new Bishop will bear the title “Bishop of Markiani, Assistant Bishop to the Metropolitan Athenagoras of Mexico”.
Archimandrite Timoteo Torres was elected Assistant Bishop under the title “Bishop of Assos”.
Archimandrite Athenagoras Perez was elected Assistant Bishop under the title of “Bishop of Myrina”.