Archdiocese of Madagascar

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The Holy '''Diocese of Madagascar''' 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 nation of [[Madagascar]] and the Islands of Mauritius, Reunion, Comores, and Maillot.
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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Madagascar''' 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 nation of [[Madagascar]] and the Islands of Mauritius, Reunion, Comores, and Maillot.
  
The Diocese of Madagascar was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[September 23]], 1997. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Madagascar, the territory of the diocese was part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]].
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The Diocese of Madagascar was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[September 23]], 1997. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Madagascar, the territory of the diocese was part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]]. During the [[November 21]], 2012 Fall meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Madagascar was elevated to the Archdiocese of  Madagascar.
  
 
On [[February 16]], 2008, His Beatitude [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros II]] inaugurated a new [[seminary]] near the valley of Alasora in Madagascar that was financed by the faithful in Australia, adding a new institution to those seminaries in Alexandria, Nairobi, and Kinshasa.
 
On [[February 16]], 2008, His Beatitude [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros II]] inaugurated a new [[seminary]] near the valley of Alasora in Madagascar that was financed by the faithful in Australia, adding a new institution to those seminaries in Alexandria, Nairobi, and Kinshasa.
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=0040021 Patriarchate of Alexandria Diocese website]
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*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=content&cid=004001  Patriarchate of Alexandria Diocese website]
 
*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=news&action=details&id=148  Inauguration of the Seminary of the Holy Diocese of Madagascar]
 
*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=news&action=details&id=148  Inauguration of the Seminary of the Holy Diocese of Madagascar]
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*[http://albionfourthrome.blogspot.com/2012/12/alexandrian-orthodox-holy-synod.html Alexandrian Orthodox Holy Synod Establishes Elects New Metropolitans, Bishops  December 6, 2012]
  
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Madagascar]]
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Madagascar]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Madagascar]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Madagascar]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Madagascar]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Madagascar]]

Latest revision as of 10:42, February 6, 2013

The Holy Archdiocese of Madagascar 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 nation of Madagascar and the Islands of Mauritius, Reunion, Comores, and Maillot.

The Diocese of Madagascar was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on September 23, 1997. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Madagascar, the territory of the diocese was part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe. During the November 21, 2012 Fall meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Madagascar was elevated to the Archdiocese of Madagascar.

On February 16, 2008, His Beatitude Theodoros II inaugurated a new seminary near the valley of Alasora in Madagascar that was financed by the faithful in Australia, adding a new institution to those seminaries in Alexandria, Nairobi, and Kinshasa.

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