Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi
The Holy Archdiocese of Zambia and Malawi is an archdiocese under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Its territory includes the parishes and missions located in the nations of Zambia and Malawi.
The Archdiocese was originally established as the Diocese of Zambia by a Patriarchal and Synodal decree on February 22, 2001 with jurisdiction over Zambia. On October 6, 2009, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese with jurisdiction over Zambia and Malawi. The see of the archdiocese is located in Lusaka, Zambia.
On October 13, 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II of Alexandria, His Eminence Ioakeim of Zambia and Malawi, His Grace Ioannis of Mozambique, and His Grace Nikodimos of Nitria, consecrated the new Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in the city of Blantyre in Malawi. The church with its auxiliary school buildings and a clinic have improved a formerly dissolute area, that His Beatitude also noted to the Malawi officials would include a planned hospital.
Ioakeim (Kontobas) 2004-Present