The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, under the presidency of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has just unanimously elected Metropolitan Makarios of Christoupolis as the new Archbishop of Australia, following the Falling Asleep of late Archbishop Stylianos.
Metropolitan Makarios of Christoupolis was born in Heraklion, Crete, in 1973. He studied at the Higher Ecclesiastical School of Athens and at the Theological School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
He has a Masters of Sacred Theology from the University of Boston, a Master of Arts in History of Science from Harvard and a Master of Bioethics from Monash University.
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