Difference between revisions of "Archdiocese of Guinea"

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The '''Archdiocese of Conakry and Guinea''' 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 countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Senegal, and Cape Verde.
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The '''Holy Archdiocese of Guinea and the African Coast''' 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 countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Senegal, and Cape Verde.
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==History==
 
==History==
The Diocese of Sierra Leone was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree in October 2009 when the Church of Alexandria elevated the [[Diocese of Ghana]] to an [[archdiocese]] with a new name, the [[Archdiocese of Accra]], and established the Diocese of Sierra Leone.  
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The Diocese of Sierra Leone was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree in October 2010 when the Church of Alexandria elevated the [[Diocese of Ghana]] to an [[archdiocese]] with a new name, the [[Archdiocese of Accra]], and established the '''Diocese of Sierra Leone''' under its omophorion. Despite being founded, the diocese remained without any elected bishop.
  
During the [[November 21]], 2012 Fall meeting of the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Sierra Leone was elevated to and renamed the Archdiocese of Conakry and Guinea.
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During the [[November 21]], 2012 Fall meeting of the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Sierra Leone was elevated to and renamed the Archdiocese of Guinea and the African Coast, receiving its first hierarch, the current Abp George.
  
 
==Ruling bishops==
 
==Ruling bishops==
*[[George (Vladimirou) of Conakry|George (Vladimirou)]]   2012 - Present
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*[[George (Vladimirou) of Guinea|George (Vladimirou)]] 2012–Present
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
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*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=content&cid=004001  Holy Archdiocese of Guinea]
 
*[http://www.patriarchateofalexandria.com/index.php?module=content&cid=004001  Holy Archdiocese of Guinea]
  
[[Category: Orthodoxy in Africa|Sierra Leone]]
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[[Category:Orthodoxy in Africa]]
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Latest revision as of 20:46, November 27, 2020

The Holy Archdiocese of Guinea and the African Coast 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 countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Senegal, and Cape Verde.

History

The Diocese of Sierra Leone was established by Patriarchal and Synodal decree in October 2010 when the Church of Alexandria elevated the Diocese of Ghana to an archdiocese with a new name, the Archdiocese of Accra, and established the Diocese of Sierra Leone under its omophorion. Despite being founded, the diocese remained without any elected bishop.

During the November 21, 2012 Fall meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria the Diocese of Sierra Leone was elevated to and renamed the Archdiocese of Guinea and the African Coast, receiving its first hierarch, the current Abp George.

Ruling bishops

Source