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His Beatitude '''[[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of AlexandriaProtopresbyter]]''' is the current ''[[PopeGeorges Florovsky]] and ''''' was a prominent 20th century Orthodox Christian [[Patriarchpriest]] of , [[Alexandriatheologian]] , and All Africa. He was elected following writer, active in the untimely accidental death of Patriarch [[Petros VII (Papapetrou) of Alexandriaecumenism|Petros VIIecumenical movement]]. The future [[patriarch]] was born Nikolaos Choreftakis His writing is known for its clear, profound style, covering subjects on the island nearly every aspect of Crete in 1954. From 1975 to 1985, Dn. Theodoros served as Archdeacon and Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of Lambis and Sfakion, CreteChurch life.
In 1990, he Florovsky was [[consecration born in Odessa in 1893 as the fourth child of a bishop|consecrated]] [[bishoppriest]] of Kyrene and Representative of Patr. Parthenios Inspired by the erudite environment in Athenswhich he grew up, he learned English, German, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew while still a schoolboy. In 1997At eighteen, he was appointed Patriarchal Vicar by Patriarch Petros VII, started to assist the new patriarchstudy philosophy and history. Ten months later Bp. Theodoros In 1925, Florovsky was elected appointed professor for [[Metropolitanpatristics]] of Cameroon. As at the leader of this [[missionarySt. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute]] in Paris. In this subject, he found his real vocation. Patristics became for him the benchmark for Orthodox [[diocesetheology]], Metr. Theodoros greatly expanded the and [[missionaryexegesis]] activity in , as well as a source for many of his contributions and critiques of the dioceseecumenical movement. In 20021932, Metr. Theodoros Florovsky was transferred [[ordination|ordained]] to the Holy Metropolis of Zimbabwepriesthood.
On [[October 9]]In 1949, 2004, MetrFlorovsky moved to New York City to take a position as Dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary. Theodoros was unanimously elected by Florovsky's oversight of the development of the theological curriculum led to the Board of Regents of the [[Holy Synod|Synod]] University of the Alexandrian Throne as Pope and Patriarch State of Alexandria and All Africa, succeeding Patriarch Petros VII who was tragically killed New York granting the Seminary an Absolute Charter in a helicopter accident1953. His general missionary activity, He was fired as well as his affable characterDean in 1955 and thereafter taught at Harvard Divinity School (1956-1964), are the reason behind the love felt towards him by all Africansteaching patristics and Russian religious thought, as well as by the communities of the Hellenes and Arabs of Egypt later at Princeton (1964-1972), teaching Slavic languages and All Africaliteratures. He died in 1979.
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