2015Mount Athos Chronicle
- The current civil governor of the Holy Mountain is
- Aristos Kasmiroglou (Αρίστος Κασμίρογλου) (since April 26, 2010)
- The Epistasia which took office in June 1, 2014 consists of:
- Geron Symeon of Dionysiou, protepistatis (γέρων Συμεών Διονυσιάτης, Πρωτεπιστάτης)
Geron Efthymios of Zographou Monastery (Ευθύμιος της Μονής Ζωγράφου)
Hieromonk Kyrion of Panteleimon Monastery (ιερομόναχος Κυρίων της Μονής Αγίου Παντελεήμονος-Ρωσικού)
Geron Efrem of Konstamonitou Monastery (γέρων Εφραίμ της Μονής Κωνσταμονίτου)
- January 13, 2015. Elder Paisios is Officially Canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
"It was announced this morning that the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate has officially numbered Elder Paisios the Athonite among the saints of the Church...." (Following the announcement are the sacred services and hymns for Saint Paisios the Athonite )
- Ongoing news articles for 2015 will be reported here as they come to our attention.
- Current Announcements
- The Friends of Mount Athos issues announcements on significant Athonite matters such as changes and developments in administrative and spiritual leadership on the Holy Mountain as they come to our attention.
- Major Events & Ongoing Reportage:
- The Vatopedi Land Exchange Affair and Arrest of Abbot Ephraim
- Forest Fire on Mt. Athos
- News of Related Interest
- Reportage on Mount Athos & its Wider Influence, and on the Activities of FoMA or its Members
- General News From Past Years:
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