More than 180 people baptised Orthodox in Eastern Tanzania

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The annual group baptisms in Morogoro, Eastern Tanzania, took place at the Holy Church of Saints Arsenios and Paisios this month with the blessing of Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa.

Metropolitan Dimitrios of Irinoupolis presided over the baptisms, where individuals, following catechism led by Archimandrite Eleftherios Balakos, were overjoyed.

The joy of the newly baptised, including many Muslims, was evident as they celebrated their embrace into the Orthodox church.

Since 2004, over 60,000 people in Tanzania have received baptism.

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