Anglican Diocese of Egypt
Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa
ابروشية الكنيسة الأسقفية بمصر (in Arabic)
|Territory||North Africa and the Horn of Africa|
|Ecclesiastical province||Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East|
|Cathedral||All Saints' Cathedral, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt|
|Bishop||Mouneer Hanna Anis|
Diocese of Egypt and North Africa
Diocese of Jerusalem
Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf
Diocese of Iran
The Anglican / Episcopal Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East. It was originally part of the Diocese of Jerusalem, founded in 1841 by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Diocese of Egypt was later given autonomy and its first bishop was Llwellyn Gwynne (1920-1946).
Its jurisdiction extends over North Africa and the Horn of Africa, a vast region encompassing the following countries: Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and Djibouti. The diocese is part of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, and is headed by the Bishop of Egypt. The current bishop is Mouneer Anis.
The following is a list of all Anglican Bishops in Egypt:
Bishop in Egypt and the Sudan:
The Diocese of Sudan was separated from Egypt in 1945.
Bishops in Egypt:
- diocese suspended
Bishops in Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa:
- Mouneer Anis (since 2000)
In Egypt itself the Diocese of thirteen churches and three "congregations" which "meet from time to time."
A number of churches are in the Greater Cairo area.
- All Saints Cathedral, Zamalek
- Jesus Light of the World Church, Old Cairo
- Church for the Deaf, Old Cairo
- Church of the Good Shepherd, Heliopolis
- St. John the Baptist Church, Maadi
- Church of the Good Shepherd, Giza
Other churches are spread throughout the country.
- St. Mark's Church, Menouf
- St Paul's Church, Ezbit en Nakhl
- Church of our Saviour, Suez
- Church of the Epiphany, Port Said
Episcopal Area of North Africa
There are currently three Churches in the Episcopal Area of North Africa. The current area Bishop of North Africa is Samy Fawzy, also Dean of the Pro-Cathedral in Alexandria, who was consecrated a bishop on 27 February 2017. He is the second area bishop; the first was Bill Musk (2008–2015), who was also Rector of Tunis.
- Christ the King Church, Tripoli, Libya
- St George's Anglican Church, Tunis, Tunisia
- Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Algiers, Algeria
Episcopal Area of the Horn of Africa
- St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- There is also extensive mission activity in the Gambela Region.
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