Patriarch of Alexandria And All Africa Visits Sierra Leone

The Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodoros II, has made an official visit to Sierra Leone and met with the President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma.

This marked a truly historic moment not only for the church but for the nation of Sierra Leone. It was the first time in it’s history that a Patriarch of Alexandria set foot in this West African state. Sierra Leoneans and visitors were invited to come and witness this momentous occasion at the Holy Orthodox Diocese of Sierra Leone, in Freetown.

The Pope was welcomed by the Government in the manner of a State Visit generally set only for foreign heads of state of another nation, at the invitation of that nation’s head of state. A State visit is the highest form of diplomatic contact between two nations, and is marked by ceremonial pomp and diplomatic protocol.



  1. It was, Rev Adam Themi who was being honoured with this historic visit by the Patriarch.To Sierra Leone, its people, the mission and to Rev Themi, this visit was the pinnacle of his works in Sierra Leone, signalling recognition to the work he has done and continues to undertake in Africa.
    To learn more about Father Themi ( Rock Star turned Missionary) and his charity Paradise Kids for Africa

  2. The Patriarch not only inaugurated the Educational Institute of the Diocese and the country’s first School of Journalism…. but also blessed  and honored Rev Themi  in recognition of his works and involvement and the ongoing support he receives from the charity group Paradise Kids For Africa http://pk4a/  because of this, The Holy Diocese of Freetown, Sierra Leone has become a living reality!


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