Ieronymos (Muzeeyi) of Mwanza

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His Eminence, the Most Reverend '''Ieronymos of Mwanza''' is [[Metropolitan]] of the [[Archdiocese of Mwanza]], part of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
 
His Eminence, the Most Reverend '''Ieronymos of Mwanza''' is [[Metropolitan]] of the [[Archdiocese of Mwanza]], part of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
His Eminence Ieronymos was born on [[March 18]], 1963 in Bulopa, Busoga, [[Uganda]]. He studied Theology at the University of Athens between 1986 and 1991. He continued with his post-graduate studies in Canon Law also at the University of Athens from 1992 to 1996.
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His Eminence Ieronymos was born on [[March 18]], 1963 in Bulopa, Busoga, [[Uganda]]. He studied Theology at the University of Athens between 1986 and 1991. He continued with his post-graduate studies in [[Canon law|Canon Law]] also at the University of Athens from 1992 to 1996.
  
 
He was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and [[priest]] during 1996. During 1996 and 1997, he served as [[Vicar]] General in the [[Archdiocese of Kampala and All Uganda|Archdiocese of Kampala]] followed by serving in the same position at the [[Diocese of Bukoba]] in Tanzania during 1997 through 1999. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Bukoba on [[November 23]], 1999, and then was elevated to Metropolitan of the [[Archdiocese]] of Mwanza on [[November 23]], 2007.
 
He was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and [[priest]] during 1996. During 1996 and 1997, he served as [[Vicar]] General in the [[Archdiocese of Kampala and All Uganda|Archdiocese of Kampala]] followed by serving in the same position at the [[Diocese of Bukoba]] in Tanzania during 1997 through 1999. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Bukoba on [[November 23]], 1999, and then was elevated to Metropolitan of the [[Archdiocese]] of Mwanza on [[November 23]], 2007.
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==Source==
 
==Source==
*[http://www.greekorthodox-alexandria.org/index.php? module=content&cid=004001   Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website: Holy Archdiocese of Mwanza]
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*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=content&cid=004001 Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website: Holy Archdiocese of Mwanza]
  
 
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His Eminence Ieronymos Metropolitan of Mwanza

His Eminence, the Most Reverend Ieronymos of Mwanza is Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Mwanza, part of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa.

Life

His Eminence Ieronymos was born on March 18, 1963 in Bulopa, Busoga, Uganda. He studied Theology at the University of Athens between 1986 and 1991. He continued with his post-graduate studies in Canon Law also at the University of Athens from 1992 to 1996.

He was ordained deacon and priest during 1996. During 1996 and 1997, he served as Vicar General in the Archdiocese of Kampala followed by serving in the same position at the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania during 1997 through 1999. He was consecrated Bishop of Bukoba on November 23, 1999, and then was elevated to Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Mwanza on November 23, 2007.

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Ieronymos (Muzeeyi) of Mwanza
Preceded by:
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Bishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
1999-2007
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
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Archbishop of Mwanza
2007-Present
Succeeded by:
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