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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Zimbabwe''' 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 nations of [[Zimbabwe]], [[Angola]], Malawi, and Botswana. Prior to November 1, 2006, [[Diocese of Mozambique|Mozambique]] was also part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe. It was created then as a independent diocese.
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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola''' is an [[archdiocese]] under the [[jurisdiction]] of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa. The territory included in its jurisdiction are the countries of Zimbabwe and Angola.  
  
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==History==
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The Diocese of Zimbabwe was established in 1968 with Kyrillos (Cyril) Papadopoulos as the ruling hierarch. On [[November 1]], 2006, [[Diocese of Mozambique|Mozambique]], that had been part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe, was established as a separate diocese 
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==Facilities==
 
A missionary center, dedicated to St. Nektarois, is located in the Zimbabwe capital city of Harare. Another mission center, dedicated to St. Augustine, is under development in the city of Bulawayo. Two new churches are under construction dedicated to St. George and to Christ the Savior.
 
A missionary center, dedicated to St. Nektarois, is located in the Zimbabwe capital city of Harare. Another mission center, dedicated to St. Augustine, is under development in the city of Bulawayo. Two new churches are under construction dedicated to St. George and to Christ the Savior.
  
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
==Ruling Bishops==
*+ Kyrillos (Cyril) Papadopoulos  1968-1986
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*Kyrillos (Papadopoulos) 1968-1986
*+ [[Chrysostomos (Papadopoulos) of Carthage|Crysostomos (Papadopoulos)]] 1990-1997
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*[[Chrysostomos (Papadopoulos) of Carthage|Crysostomos (Papadopoulos)]] 1990-1997
*+ Ioannis (John) Zachariou  1997-1998
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*Ioannis (Zachariou) 1997-1998
 
*[[Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya|Makarios (Tillyrides)]] 1998-2001
 
*[[Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya|Makarios (Tillyrides)]] 1998-2001
*Kyrillos (Cyril) Econompoulos  2001-2002
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*[[Kyrillos (Economopoulos) of Nakratis|Kyrillos (Econompoulos)]] 2001-2002
 
*[[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros (Choreftakis)]] 2002-2004
 
*[[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros (Choreftakis)]] 2002-2004
 
*[[George (Vladimirou) of Zimbabwe|George (Vladimirou)]]  2004-2010
 
*[[George (Vladimirou) of Zimbabwe|George (Vladimirou)]]  2004-2010
 
*[[Seraphim (Kykkotis) of Zimbabwe|Seraphim (Kykkotis)]]  2010-Present   
 
*[[Seraphim (Kykkotis) of Zimbabwe|Seraphim (Kykkotis)]]  2010-Present   
  
==Source==
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==Sources==
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website]
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*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website: Holy Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/  Official Archdiocese site]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/  Official Archdiocese site]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/mozambique.htm  Official Archdiocese site]
 
*[http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/mozambique.htm  Official Archdiocese site]
 
*[http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/298657  New Orthodox Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria  8 October 2010]
 
*[http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/298657  New Orthodox Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria  8 October 2010]
 
  
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Zimbabwe]]
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Zimbabwe]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Zimbabwe]]
 
[[Category: Dioceses|Zimbabwe]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Zimbabwe]]
 
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Zimbabwe]]

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The Holy Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola is an archdiocese under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. The territory included in its jurisdiction are the countries of Zimbabwe and Angola.

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History

The Diocese of Zimbabwe was established in 1968 with Kyrillos (Cyril) Papadopoulos as the ruling hierarch. On November 1, 2006, Mozambique, that had been part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe, was established as a separate diocese

Facilities

A missionary center, dedicated to St. Nektarois, is located in the Zimbabwe capital city of Harare. Another mission center, dedicated to St. Augustine, is under development in the city of Bulawayo. Two new churches are under construction dedicated to St. George and to Christ the Savior.

Ruling Bishops

Sources

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