Bishop Chrysostomos Savvatos (Greek: Χρυσόστομος Σαββάτος) born in the Athens suburb of Peristeri in 1961, is a theologian in the Greek Orthodox Church and a professor in the Theology Faculty of the University of Athens. He has earned degrees from Rome and Strasbourg. In mid 2007 he was ordained as the metropolitan bishop of Messenia but continues also to fulfil the obligations of his university chair. Earlier in 2008 he took part in the Ravenna conversation of the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue Commission, of which he has been for some time a member.
^ "Σεβ. Μητρ. Μεσσηνίας κ. Χρυσόστομος Σαββάτος Καθηγητής - Βιογραφικό" (in Greek). National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
^ THE HIERARCHY OF THE CHURCH OF GREECE
^ "Ο Χρυσόστομος Σαββάτος εξελέγη νέος μητροπολίτης Μεσσηνίας". in.gr (Lambrakis Press Group). 15 March 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
^ Metropolitan Seraphim's letter to Archbishop Hieronymos regarding the Committee for the Dialogue with the Latins in Cyprus
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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