Abp. Anastasios of Albania

His Beatitude Anastasios (Yannoulatos), Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania is the current primate of the Church of Albania. Besides being a prolific writer, Anastasios is known for his critical leadership in the resurrection of the Albanian church in the 20th century after it was decimated by the Communist regime.

Anastasios is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Athens and a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens.


  • Facing the World: Orthodox Christian Essays on Global Concerns. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press: Crestwood, New York, 2003.

Preceded by:
Bishop of Androussa
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Archbishop of Irinoupolis
Succeeded by:
Petros (Papapetrou) Exarch
Preceded by:
Damianos (recognized by Russia)
Christophoros (Kissis) (recognized by Constantinople)
Archbishop of Albania
Succeeded by:

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