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Savvas (Heimonettos) of Accra

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His GraceEminence, the Very Most Reverend '''[[Savvas (Heimonettos) of Burundi and Rwanda]]Accra''' is [[BishopMetropolitan]] of the [[Diocese Archdiocese of Burundi and RwandaAccra]], part of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
With the reopening of the Patriarchal Academy of St. Athanasios in Alexandria, Fr. Savvas was appointed its Dean by Pope [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodore II]]. He was also made a member of the [[Synod]] Council on Education.
On [[October 9]], 2009, the [[Holy Synod]] of the Patriarchate of Alexandria established a new [[Diocese]] of Burundi and Rwanda and elected Fr. Savvas the first ruling bishop of the new diocese. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Burundi and Rwanda by Patr. Theodoros II on [[October 11]], 2009at the Patriarchal Church of St. Sabbas the Sanctified in Alexandria.
During the [[November 21]], 2012 Fall meeting of the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Alexandria Bishop Savvas was elected Metropolitan of Accra.
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title=Bishop of Burundi and Rwanda|
years=2009-2012|after=[[Innocent (Byakatonda) of Bujumbura|Innocent (Byakatonda)]]}}{{succession|before=[[George (Vladimirou) of Accra|George (Vladimirou)]]|title=Metropolitan of Accra|years=2012-Present|
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*[ Diocese of Rwanda and Burundi] (Patriarchate of Alexandria)
*[ Ordination of His Grace Savvas of Burundi and Rwanda]
*[ Patriarchate of Alexandria Archdiocese website: Holy Archdiocese of Accra]
==External link==
*[ Interview with Bishop Savva of Burundi and Rwanda]
[[Category: Bishops]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy in AfricaBishops of Accra]][[Category: Bishops of Bujumbura]][[Category:21st-century bishops]]
[[Category: University of Athens Theology School Graduates]]

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