Church of St George, Valletta

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Church of St George
Il-Knisja Ortodossa ta' San Ġorġ
Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George in Valletta.jpeg
Church of St George is located in Malta
Church of St George
Church of St George
35°53′56.6″N 14°30′57.3″E / 35.899056°N 14.515917°E / 35.899056; 14.515917Coordinates: 35°53′56.6″N 14°30′57.3″E / 35.899056°N 14.515917°E / 35.899056; 14.515917
Location Valletta
Country Malta
Denomination Greek Orthodox Church
History
Status Church
Founded 1816
Dedication Saint George
Architecture
Functional status Active
Administration
Archdiocese Italy and Malta
Clergy
Archbishop Gennadios Zervos
Priest(s) Nathanael Felesakis[1]

The Church of St George is a Greek Orthodox Church situated in Valletta, Malta. It is one of the orthodox churches in Malta.

Origins

The church was founded 1816 by Greeks and Cypriots living in Malta.[2] The building where the church was founded was an old house which was later converted into a church. The church falls under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.[3] The certificates of baptisms, marriages and deaths that took place at this church are located at the Mdina Cathedral museum archives.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.facebook.com/saint.george.malta/?ref=gs&fref=gs&hc_location=group
  2. ^ "Orthodox Churches in Malta" Archived 2016-03-06 at the Wayback Machine., Archdiocese of Malta, Malta. Retrieved on 24 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Saint George Orthodox Church, Valletta", Orthodox World. Retrieved on 24 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Valletta", malta-canada.com, Malta. Retrieved on 24 October 2014.
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