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
LocationValletta
CountryMalta
DenominationGreek Orthodox Church
History
StatusChurch
Founded1816
DedicationSaint George
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Administration
ArchdioceseItaly and Malta
Clergy
ArchbishopGennadios 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[edit]

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]

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References[edit]

  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.