Unvaccinated priest dies in Patras, his son also being treated for COVID-19

Father Vassilios Dimitropoulos Patras

The news of the death of the Father Vassilios Dimitropoulos, who was a priest at the Church of Panagia Alexiotissis in Patras, caused sadness across the city.

The priest was suffering from COVID-19 and was treated at the Agios Andreas Hospital together with his son, also a priest, and his son’s wife.

The 73-year-old priest, however, could not bear it and passed away.

According to Proto Thema, the priest was unvaccinated.

The deceased had a diverse work in the local church for a number of years, having created the chapel of St. Anne and the Spiritual Centre of the Holy Temple.

The priests three sons followed their father’s path to priesthood too.

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