Archdiocese of Irinoupolis

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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Irinoupolis''' is a [[diocese]] under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa. Its territory includes the [[parish]]es and missions located in the countries of Tanzania, and the Seychelle Islands.
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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Irinoupolis''', also known as Dar es Salaam, is a [[diocese]] under the [[jurisdiction]] of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa. Its territory includes the [[parish]]es and missions located in the countries of Tanzania, and the [[Seychelles]] Islands.
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When the diocese was originally established in 1959, its jurisdiction included Tanzania, Kenya, and [[Uganda]]. At that time Metropolitan Nicholas established his [[see]] in Kampala. Since that time the [[archdiocese]] has been divided, with the formation of the [[Archdiocese of Kampala and All Uganda]]  in 1995 and the [[Archdiocese of Kenya]] in 2001.
  
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
==Ruling Bishops==
*[[Dimitrios (Zaharengas) of Irinoupolis|Dimitrios (Zaharengas)]]  ? — Present 
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*[[Nicholas VI of Alexandria|Nicholas (Valeropoulos)]]  1959 — 1968
*[[Anastasios (Yannoulatos) of Albania|Anastasios (Yannoulatos)]]  ? — 1992
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*[[Frumentius of Irinoupolis|Frumentius]]  1972 — 1981
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*[[Nicodemus of Irinoupolis|Nicodemus]]  1968  —  1972
 
*[[Nicodemus of Irinoupolis|Nicodemus]]  1968  —  1972
*[[Nicholas (Valeropoulos) VI of Alexandria|Nicholas (Valeropoulos)]]  1959 — 1968
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*[[Frumentius of Irinoupolis|Frumentius]]  1972 — 1981
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*See vacant after the death of Metr. Frumentius
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*[[Anastasios (Yannoulatos) of Albania|Anastasios (Yannoulatos)]]  — 1991 Acting metropolitan from the [[Church of Greece]]
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*[[Petros VII (Papapetrou) of Alexandria|Petros (Papapetrou)]] Exarch  1991 — 1994
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*[[Dimitrios (Zaharengas) of Irinoupolis|Dimitrios (Zaharengas)]]  2004 — Present 
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website]
 
*[http://www.tanzaniaorthodoxy.com/OrthodoxMission.asp  Orthodox Mission]
 
*[http://www.tanzaniaorthodoxy.com/OrthodoxMission.asp  Orthodox Mission]
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*[http://hayesfam.bravehost.com/ORTHMISS.HTM  Orthodox Mission in Tropical Africa]
  
 
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[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Irinoupolis]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Irinoupolis]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Irinoupolis]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Irinoupolis]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Irinoupolis]]

Revision as of 18:11, August 11, 2011

The Holy Archdiocese of Irinoupolis, also known as Dar es Salaam, is a diocese under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Its territory includes the parishes and missions located in the countries of Tanzania, and the Seychelles Islands.

When the diocese was originally established in 1959, its jurisdiction included Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda. At that time Metropolitan Nicholas established his see in Kampala. Since that time the archdiocese has been divided, with the formation of the Archdiocese of Kampala and All Uganda in 1995 and the Archdiocese of Kenya in 2001.

Ruling Bishops


Sources

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