Diocese of Botswana

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The Holy '''Diocese of Botswana''' 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 [[Botswana]].
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The Holy '''Diocese of Botswana''' 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 [[Botswana]].
  
The Diocese of Botswana was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[October 7]], 2010. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Botswana, the territory of the diocese was part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]].
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The Diocese of Botswana was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[October 7]], 2010. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Botswana, the territory of the diocese was part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]]. His Grace, [[Gennadios (Stantzios) of Botswana|Gennadios]], who had been elected earlier, was formally [[enthronement|enthroned]] Bishop of Botswana on [[June 2]], 2012 as the first ruling bishop of the [[diocese]].[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=news&action=details&id=790 ]
  
 
Communities of the diocese include: Church of St. Nicholas (including the [[chapel]]s of St. Parthenios Bishop of Lampsakos and  St. Peter Archbishop of Alexandria) in Gaborone.
 
Communities of the diocese include: Church of St. Nicholas (including the [[chapel]]s of St. Parthenios Bishop of Lampsakos and  St. Peter Archbishop of Alexandria) in Gaborone.
  
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
==Ruling Bishops==
*Gennadios of Nilopolis 2010-Present   
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*[[Gennadios (Stantzios) of Botswana|Gennadios of Botswana]] 2012-Present   
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*[[Gennadios (Stantzios) of Botswana|Gennadios of Nilopolis]] (Titular)  2010 - 2012
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:04, September 16, 2012

The Holy Diocese of Botswana 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 Botswana.

The Diocese of Botswana was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on October 7, 2010. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Botswana, the territory of the diocese was part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe. His Grace, Gennadios, who had been elected earlier, was formally enthroned Bishop of Botswana on June 2, 2012 as the first ruling bishop of the diocese.[1]

Communities of the diocese include: Church of St. Nicholas (including the chapels of St. Parthenios Bishop of Lampsakos and St. Peter Archbishop of Alexandria) in Gaborone.

Ruling Bishops

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