Archimandrite Chrysostomos Kykkotis elected as new Metropolitan of Kyrenia

The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus, met on Thursday morning, on November 24, 2011, to elect a new Metropolitan of Kyrenia. Following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John, the Synod elected Archimandrite Chrysostomos Kykkotis as the new Metropolitan of Kyrenia. 

The chirotony of the Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kyrenia  will be on Saturday morning, on December 10,  at the Panagia Pallouriotissa Church and the enthronement will be at 4 pm of that day at the Church of St. Barnabas in Kokkinotrimithia.

Following the election , Archimandrite Chrysostomos Kykkotis, in his first news statement, expressed the confidence in the Holy Synod and thanked the people of Kyrenia for the confidence shown to him saying that he would do his best the for Metropolis of Kyrenia.

Finally, the Metropolitan of Kyrenia  received the congratulations of the clergy and people in the Great Synod of the Archdiocese.

Source: Church of Cyprus