Father Demetrios Kavouras

Fr. Demetrios Kavouras
Fr. Demetrios Kavouras

Fr. Demetrios Kavouras is a married priest in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOA), Metropolis of Atlanta. He was assigned to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Port Charlotte, Florida, from 1998 until 2006.

On May 11, 2006, the priest was arrested for soliciting prostitution, a misdemeanor. According to the May, 2006, Orthodox Observer, the official paper of the GOA, Kavouras was suspended from the priesthood the following day, although no reason was given.

The January, 2009 Observer announced that Kavouras’ suspension was rescinded. A memorandum from the chancellor of the GOA indicated that the effective date was January 1, 2009. No reason was given by either source.