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Seraphim Vissarion Tikas

Born: 1913 AD
Died: 1998 AD

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.