With great joy His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain announces the election of two assistant Bishops by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to help in meeting the many pastoral needs of the Archdiocese. They are:
His Grace Bishop-elect Raphael Pavouris of Ilion
His Grace Bishop-elect Iakovos Savvas of Klavdioupolis
Details concerning the episcopal consecrations will be forthcoming.
– His Grace Bishop-elect Raphael of Ilion will be ordained on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, (Matins: 9:00 AM) at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Panteleimon and St. Paraskevi in Harrow, London.
– His Grace Bishop-elect Iakovos of Claudiopolis will be ordained on Saturday, March 27, 2021, (Matins: 9:00 AM) at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Divine Wisdom in Bayswater, London.