Chrysostomos II of Cyprus

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Chrysostomos II is the Archbishop of Cyprus, elected on November 6, 2006, to replace Chrysostomos I.

Chrysostomos was born on April 10, 1941 in Tala, Paphos province, Cyprus. He was ordained a deacon on November 3, 1963. Between 1968 and 1972, he studied Theology at the University of Athens. Upon graduation, he was ordained a priest.

On February 25, 1978, Chrysostomos was elected Metropolitan of Paphos and on November 6, 2006, Archbishop of Cyprus.

On March 22, 2010, he made history as he crossed into the Turkish-occupies areas of Cyprus to visit the monasteries of Saint Barnabas and the Apostle Andrew.