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His Beatitude '''''[[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria]]''''', is the current [[Pope]] and [[Patriarch]] of [[Alexandria]] and All Africa. He was elected following the untimely accidental death of Patriarch Petros VII.  The future [[patriarch]] was born Nikolaos Choreftakis on the island of Crete in 1954.  From 1975 to 1985, Dn. Theodoros served as Archdeacon and Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of Lambis and Sfakion, Crete.
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The '''[[Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America]]''', founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions. It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod.  The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."
  
In 1990, he was consecrated [[bishop]] of Kyrene and Representative of Patr. Parthenios in Athens. In 1997, he was appointed Patriarchal Vicar by Patriarch [[Petros VII (Papapetrou) of Alexandria|Petros VII]], to assist the new patriarch. Ten months later Bp. Theodoros was elected Metropolitan of Cameroon. As the leader of this [[missionary]] [[diocese]], Metr. Theodoros greatly expanded the missionary activity in the diocese.  In 2002, Metr. Theodoros was transferred to the Holy Metropolis of Zimbabwe.
 
  
On [[October 9]], 2004, Metr. Theodoros was unanimously elected by the [[Holy Synod|Synod]] of the Alexandrian Throne as Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, succeeding Patriarch Petros VII who was tragically killed in a helicopter accident. His general missionary activity, as well as his affable character, are the reason behind the love felt towards him by all Africans, as well as by the communities of the Hellenes and Arabs of Egypt and All Africa.
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'''''Recently featured:''''' [[Raphael Morgan]], [[Holy Week]], [[Georges Florovsky]], [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria]], [[Paschal Homily]], [[Pachomius the Great]].  ''View all  [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]].''<noinclude>
 
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'''''Recently featured:''''' [[Paschal Homily]], [[Pachomius the Great]], [[Chrismation]], [[Sava the New]], [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]].  ''Newly [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented on '''Saturdays'''.''<noinclude>
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The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America, founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions. It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."


Recently featured: Raphael Morgan, Holy Week, Georges Florovsky, Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria, Paschal Homily, Pachomius the Great. View all featured articles.

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