Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi

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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Zambia''' 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 Zambia.
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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi''' is an [[archdiocese]] 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 nations of Zambia and Malawi.
  
The Archdiocese of Zambia by a Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[February 22]], 2001.
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The Archdiocese was originally established as the Diocese of Zambia by a Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[February 22]], 2001 with jurisdiction over Zambia. On [[October 6]], 2009, the [[diocese]] was elevated to an archdiocese with jurisdiction over Zambia and Malawi. The [[see]] of the archdiocese is located in Lusaka, Zambia.
  
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
[[Ioakeim (Kontobas) of Zambia|Ioakeim (Kontobas)]]  2004-Present   
 
[[Ioakeim (Kontobas) of Zambia|Ioakeim (Kontobas)]]  2004-Present   
  
==Source==
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==Sources==
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=0040021 Patriarchate of Alexandria Diocese website]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=0040021 Patriarchate of Alexandria Diocese website]
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*[http://www.pazzimmo.org.gr/6552/143907.html  Holy Archidiocese of Zambia and Malawi]
  
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Zambia]]
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Zambia]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Zambia]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Zambia]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Zambia]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Zambia]]

Revision as of 19:53, December 6, 2011

The Holy Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi is an archdiocese under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Its territory includes the parishes and missions located in the nations of Zambia and Malawi.

The Archdiocese was originally established as the Diocese of Zambia by a Patriarchal and Synodal decree on February 22, 2001 with jurisdiction over Zambia. On October 6, 2009, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese with jurisdiction over Zambia and Malawi. The see of the archdiocese is located in Lusaka, Zambia.

Ruling Bishops

Ioakeim (Kontobas) 2004-Present

Sources

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