Metropolitan Panteleimon of Belgium

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Belgium (original name: Nikolaos Kontoyiannis; Greek: Μητροπολίτης Παντελεήμων (Νικόλαος Κοντογιάννης); born, February 7, 1935 in Chios, Greece), is the Metropolitan of Belgium and Exarch of The Netherlands and Luxembourg, under the spiritual leadership of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. He is a graduate of the Theological Institute of Halki seminary, Istanbul. In 1982, he was unanimously elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate as the Head of the Holy Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Belgium, based in Brussels.

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