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The presence of Orthodox Christianity in '''Angola''' is a recent event. Christianity was introduced to the indigenous population of Angola during the colonial Portuguese period by the [[Roman Catholic Church]]. Orthodox Christianity missionary efforts in Angola began in the late twentieth century under the [[jurisdiction]] of the [[Church of Alexandria]]. Currently, Angola is within the local jurisdiction of the Holy [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]] and Angola.
  
The Holy [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]] includes in its jurisdiction the countries of [[Zimbabwe]], [[Angola]], [[Malawi]] and [[Botswana]]. Since 2004, the [[primate]] of the Metropolis has been His Eminence [[George (Vladimirou) of Zimbabwe|George (Vladimirou)]].  [[Archimandrite]] Chrysostomos Polizos is [[auxiliary bishop|vicar]] of the [[Metropolitan]] for Angola and [[Botswana]].
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The Archdiocese of Zimbabwe includes within its jurisdiction, in addition to Angola, the countries of [[Zimbabwe]], [[Malawi]] and [[Botswana]]. Since 2004, the [[primate]] of the Metropolis has been His Eminence [[Seraphim (Kykkotis) of Zimbabwe|Seraphim (Kykkotis)]].  [[Archimandrite]] Chrysostomos Polizos is [[vicar]] of the [[Metropolitan]] for Angola and [[Botswana]].
  
The [[parish]] of ''St. Eleftherios & Venerable Paisios of [[Mount Athos|Mt. Athos]]'' has been established in Luanda.  The parish has a functioning council and the church building is under construction.
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The [[parish]] of ''St. Eleftherios and Venerable Paisios of [[Mount Athos|Mt. Athos]]'' has been established in Luanda.   
  
==External links==
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==Source==
 
* [http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/angola.htm Web page of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe]
 
* [http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/angola.htm Web page of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe]
  
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==External links==
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*[http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-578.html  Angola Christianity]
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*[[Wikipedia:Christianity_in_Angola]]
  
 
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Revision as of 07:48, December 6, 2010

The presence of Orthodox Christianity in Angola is a recent event. Christianity was introduced to the indigenous population of Angola during the colonial Portuguese period by the Roman Catholic Church. Orthodox Christianity missionary efforts in Angola began in the late twentieth century under the jurisdiction of the Church of Alexandria. Currently, Angola is within the local jurisdiction of the Holy Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola.

The Archdiocese of Zimbabwe includes within its jurisdiction, in addition to Angola, the countries of Zimbabwe, Malawi and Botswana. Since 2004, the primate of the Metropolis has been His Eminence Seraphim (Kykkotis). Archimandrite Chrysostomos Polizos is vicar of the Metropolitan for Angola and Botswana.

The parish of St. Eleftherios and Venerable Paisios of Mt. Athos has been established in Luanda.

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