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The '''Diocese of Mozambique''' is a [[diocese]] under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox [[Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa. Its territory includes the [[parish]]es and missions on the island of Mozambique. The [[diocese]] was formerly part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]] and was granted the status of an independent diocese on [[November 1]], 2006.
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The '''Diocese of Mozambique''' is a [[diocese]] under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox [[Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa. Its territory includes the [[parish]]es and missions on the island nation of [[Mozambique]]. The [[diocese]] was formerly part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]] and was granted the status of an independent diocese on [[November 1]], 2006.
  
 
The Very Reverend [[Archimandrite]] Theodoros (Dimitriou) from Crete was elected the first [[bishop]] of the Diocese of Mozambique. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] and [[Enthronement|enthroned]] as His Grace Theodoros on [[January 28]], 2007 at the [[Cathedral]] of Archangels in Maputo.
 
The Very Reverend [[Archimandrite]] Theodoros (Dimitriou) from Crete was elected the first [[bishop]] of the Diocese of Mozambique. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] and [[Enthronement|enthroned]] as His Grace Theodoros on [[January 28]], 2007 at the [[Cathedral]] of Archangels in Maputo.
  
 
There are two [[parish]]es at present in Mozambique:
 
There are two [[parish]]es at present in Mozambique:
* Archangels Gabriel & Michael, Maputo. Father George Zolotenco is the pastor.
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* Archangels Gabriel & Michael, Maputo. Father George Zolotenco is the pastor.
 
* Holy Trinity, Beira
 
* Holy Trinity, Beira
  
==Ruling Bishops==
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==Ruling bishops==
*Theodoros (Dimitriou) of Mozambique  2007–Present
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*[[Theodoros (Dimitriou) of Mozambique|Theodoros (Dimitriou)]] 2007–2010
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*[[Ioannis (Tsaftarides) of Mozambique|Ioannis (Tsaftarides)]]  2010–present
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
 
* [http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/mozambique.htm Web page of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe]
 
* [http://www.greekorthodox-zimbabwe.org/mozambique.htm Web page of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe]
 
* [http://www.risu.org.ua/eng/news/article;14111 "Orthodox Ukrainians in Mozambique Have Bishop"], Religious Information Service of Ukraine
 
* [http://www.risu.org.ua/eng/news/article;14111 "Orthodox Ukrainians in Mozambique Have Bishop"], Religious Information Service of Ukraine
 
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* [http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/298657  New Orthodox Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria  8 October 2010]
  
 
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[[Category: Dioceses]]
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[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa|Mozambique]]
[Category: Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses]]
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[[Category:Dioceses|Mozambique]]
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[[Category:Alexandria Patriarchate Dioceses|Mozambique]]

Revision as of 17:36, October 8, 2011

The Diocese of Mozambique is a diocese under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Its territory includes the parishes and missions on the island nation of Mozambique. The diocese was formerly part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and was granted the status of an independent diocese on November 1, 2006.

The Very Reverend Archimandrite Theodoros (Dimitriou) from Crete was elected the first bishop of the Diocese of Mozambique. He was consecrated and enthroned as His Grace Theodoros on January 28, 2007 at the Cathedral of Archangels in Maputo.

There are two parishes at present in Mozambique:

  • Archangels Gabriel & Michael, Maputo. Father George Zolotenco is the pastor.
  • Holy Trinity, Beira

Ruling bishops

Sources

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