Diocese of Katanga

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The Holy '''Diocese of Kolwezi''' 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 a large area of Katanga in the DEmocratic Republic of Congo.
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The Holy '''Diocese of Katanga''', formerly the Diocese of Kolwezi, 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 a large area of Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  
The Diocese of Kolwezi was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[November 1]], 2006.
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The Diocese of Kolwezi was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[November 1]], 2006. On [[October 9]], 2009, the name of the diocese was changed from Kolwezi to Katanga by Patriarchal decree.
  
 
==Ruling Bishop==
 
==Ruling Bishop==
*[[Meletios (Kamiloudes) of Kolwezi|Meletios (Kamiloudes)]]  2006-Present   
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*[[Meletios (Kamiloudes) of Katanga|Meletios (Kamiloudes)]]  2006-Present   
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
*[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=004002 Patriarchate of Alexandria Diocese website]
  
 
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[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Katanga]]
[[Category: Dioceses|Kolwezi]]
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[[Category: Dioceses|Katanga]]
[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Kolwezi]]
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[[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Katanga]]

Latest revision as of 13:45, June 23, 2010

The Holy Diocese of Katanga, formerly the Diocese of Kolwezi, 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 a large area of Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Diocese of Kolwezi was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on November 1, 2006. On October 9, 2009, the name of the diocese was changed from Kolwezi to Katanga by Patriarchal decree.

Ruling Bishop

Source

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