Leo Makkonen
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Leo Makkonen

Archbishop of Finnish Orthodox Church
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Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland, head of the Finnish Orthodox Church, was born in Pielavesi in eastern Finland on June 4, 1948. After completing studies in 1972 at the Kuopio seminary, he was ordained deacon on 20 July 1973 and priest two days later. He was consecrated Bishop of Joensuu on 25 February 1979, then served as Metropolitan of Oulu from 1980-1996.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born in 1948.

TWENTIES

1972 24 Years Old After completing studies in 1972 at the Kuopio seminary, he was ordained deacon on 20 July 1973 and priest two days later.

THIRTIES

1979 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He was consecrated Bishop of Joensuu on 25 February 1979, then served as Metropolitan of Oulu from 1980-1996.

FORTIES

1996 48 Years Old From 1996-2001 he served as Metropolitan of Helsinki, before taking up his post as Archbishop of Karelia; he was confirmed on 27 October 2001.
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