Alexandria Patriarch's pastoral visit to Gambia
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Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria made a pastoral visit to the Gambia
Banjul. On February 28 Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria, during his pastoral visit to Africa, arrived
in Gambia. He visited the site where the the first Orthodox school was built through the donations of parishioners of St. Panteleimon Cathedral in the city of Florina (Northern Greece) -- reports"Romfea."
During his meeting in the presidential palace with members of the Cabinet, the Primate
of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria turned to them with a request for allocating
land for building a cathedral, and charitable institutions. The ministers thanked Patriarch Theodoros for his visit to their
country, and promised to make a decision on this issue soon.
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