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Archbishop Damaskinos

Archbishop Damaskinos Papandreou was born Dimitrios Papandreou in Dorvitsa, Greece in 1890. He enlisted in the Greek army during the Balkan Wars. Ordained a priest of the Greek Orthodox Church in 1917, he was appointed archbishop of Athens in 1941. During the Holocaust, Archbishop Damaskinos and Athens police chief Angelos Evert saved thousands of Greek […]