Difference between revisions of "Archdiocese of Memphis"

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The Holy '''Archdiocese of Memphis''' is a [[diocese]] in Egypt under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
 
The Holy '''Archdiocese of Memphis''' is a [[diocese]] in Egypt under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox [[Church of Alexandria|Patriarchate of Alexandria]] and All Africa.
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The see of Memphis was supressed on [[December 15]], 1927, in place of the [[Archdiocese of Hermopolis]]. It remained a titular archbishopric until [[November 30]], 1972, when it regained part of its old territory upon the election of Abp. Nicodemus.
  
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
==Ruling Bishops==
 
* Nectarios I (Iordanidis)  1909–1924
 
* Nectarios I (Iordanidis)  1909–1924
<small>(supressed in 1927 due to vacancy)</small>
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<small>(supressed due to vacancy to reestablish the [[Archdiocese of Hermopolis]])</small>
 
* Hilarion (Koiverakis)  1968–1972
 
* Hilarion (Koiverakis)  1968–1972
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<small>(gained territory from the Archdiocese of Hermopolis)</small>
 
* Nicodemus (Galiatsatos)  1972–1974
 
* Nicodemus (Galiatsatos)  1972–1974
 
* [[Dionysios (Hatzivasiliou) of Leontopolis|Dionysios (Hatzivasiliou)]]  1974–1988
 
* [[Dionysios (Hatzivasiliou) of Leontopolis|Dionysios (Hatzivasiliou)]]  1974–1988

Revision as of 21:23, November 28, 2020

The Holy Archdiocese of Memphis is a diocese in Egypt under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa.

The see of Memphis was supressed on December 15, 1927, in place of the Archdiocese of Hermopolis. It remained a titular archbishopric until November 30, 1972, when it regained part of its old territory upon the election of Abp. Nicodemus.

Ruling Bishops

  • Nectarios I (Iordanidis) 1909–1924

(supressed due to vacancy to reestablish the Archdiocese of Hermopolis)

  • Hilarion (Koiverakis) 1968–1972

(gained territory from the Archdiocese of Hermopolis)

(vacant)

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