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Election of New Bishop

New York – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod announces the unanimous election of Archimandrite Apostolos Koufallakis, Chancellor of the Metropolis of San Francisco, as Assistant Bishop of the Holy Archdiocese of America and for the needs of the Holy Metropolis of San Francisco, with the high title of the Diocese of Medeia.

Following the election announcement, Archbishop Demetrios, who is at the Phanar said:

“I congratulate the newly elected Bishop Apostolos of Medeia and I wish him wholeheartedly a fruitful and creative ministry in his new and very sacred mission. May he have God’s permanent support in his work for the edification of the Church and the glory of His name.”