Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi

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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.
 
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.
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On [[October 13]], 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II of Alexandria, His Eminence [[Ioakeim (Kontobas) of Zambia|Ioakeim of Zambia and Malawi]], His Grace Ioannis of Mozambique, and His Grace Nikodimos of Nitria, [[consecration of a church|consecrated]] the new Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in the city of Blantyre in Malawi. The church with its auxiliary school buildings and a clinic have improved a formerly dissolute area, that His Beatitude noted to the Malawi officials would include a planned hospital.
  
 
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*[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]
 
*[http://www.pazzimmo.org.gr/6552/143907.html  Holy Archidiocese of Zambia and Malawi]
 
*[http://www.pazzimmo.org.gr/6552/143907.html  Holy Archidiocese of Zambia and Malawi]
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*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=news&action=details&id=684 His Beatitude Inaugurates the Holy Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in the City of Blantyre in 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 14:32, February 12, 2012

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.

On October 13, 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II of Alexandria, His Eminence Ioakeim of Zambia and Malawi, His Grace Ioannis of Mozambique, and His Grace Nikodimos of Nitria, consecrated the new Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in the city of Blantyre in Malawi. The church with its auxiliary school buildings and a clinic have improved a formerly dissolute area, that His Beatitude noted to the Malawi officials would include a planned hospital.

Ruling Bishops

Ioakeim (Kontobas) 2004-Present

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