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Bishop Vartholomaios of Megara and Salamina dies

Greek Bishop Vartholomaios of Megara and Ioannina died at the age of 86 on Wednesday.

Born in 1928 in Athens, Vartholomaios studied law and theology at the Athens University before entering the clergy in 1954. He was appointed metropolitan bishop of Megara and Salamina in 1974.

His funeral will take place in Megara on Friday.

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