Archdiocese of Antananarivo
The Holy Archdiocese of Antananarivo and Northern Madagascar and Indian Islands 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 Madagascar and the Islands of Mauritius, Reunion, Comores, and Maillot.
Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Madagascar, the territory of the diocese was part of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe. On September 23, 1997, the Diocese of Madagascar was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree. During the November 21, 2012 Fall meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria the see of Madagascar was elevated to archdiocese under the name Archdiocese of Madagascar and Indian Islands. On November 26, 2018, the Holy Synod established the Diocese of Toliara in Southern Madagascar. On October 9, 2019 the archdiocese received its current name.
On February 16, 2008, His Beatitude Theodoros II inaugurated a new seminary near the valley of Alasora in Madagascar that was financed by the faithful in Australia, adding a new institution to those seminaries in Alexandria, Nairobi, and Kinshasa.
(lost territory to establish the Diocese of Toliara)