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

8 months ago

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.

READ MORE: Photographer enters Mount Athos: Images from the monks COVID-19 vaccination.

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