Death of Theoklitos of Ioannina

April 13, 2014
Ioannina, Greece

Greek bishop dies at 83
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The Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek bishop Theoklitos of Ioannina has died at the age of 83.

A spokesperson for the Ioannina University hospital says he died Sunday after a short, unspecified illness.

Theoklitos was born in 1930 and studied theology and economics at the universities of Athens and Piraeus. He was a military priest in the 1960s and became Metropolitan bishop of Ioannina, a city in northwestern Greece, in 1975.

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