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Archdiocese of Madagascar

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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Madagascar''' 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 the nation of [[Madagascar]] and the Islands of Mauritius, Reunion, Comores, and Maillot.
The Diocese of Madagascar was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[September 23]], 1997. Prior to the formation of the Diocese of Madagascar, the territory of the diocese was part of the [[Archdiocese of Zimbabwe]]. During the [[November 21]], 2012 Fall 2012 meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Madagascar was elevated to the Archdiocese of Madagascar.
On [[February 16]], 2008, His Beatitude [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|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.
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