Archbishop Job of Telmessos promoted Metropolitan of Pisidia

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at its regular session of 22 July 2022, has elected Archbishop Job of Telmessos as Metropolitan of Pisidia, with his see in Antalya (Turkey). He succeeds to His Eminence Metropolitan Sortirios (Trambas) who passed away last June 11, after having served as the first Metropolitan of Korea (1995-2008) and having revived the liturgical and pastoral life in the Holy Metropolis of Pisidia (2008-2022).

His Eminence Metropolitan Job of Pisidia was born in Montreal, Canada in 1974 and was serving until now as the Permanent Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the World Council of Churches (since 2015) and as Dean of the Institute of Post-Graduate Studies in Orthodox Theology in Chambésy-Geneva (since 2019). He is also the co-president of the Joint International Commission for the theological dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. He will be enthroned in the Church of Saint Alypios the Stylite in Antalya on 17 September 2022.