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. In 2010 Metropolitan Chrysostomos criticised Metropolitan Seraphim of Peiraieus' hostility to Pope Benedict's visit to the Archbishop of Cyprus.