On 18th March 2023, Sputnik Radio broadcast a special report on the Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa called “Africa. The Return.”
Among those featured in the report were Metropolitan Leonid of Klin, Patriarchal Exarch of Africa; Archpriest Andrei Novikov; Archimandrite Niphon (Hule), dean of the Patriarchal Exarchate’s parishes in Nigeria; Priest George Maximov, chairman of the Exarchate’s Missionary Department; Priest George Chabvera (Malawi); and Nun Matrona Jepchirchir (Kenya).
The recording is available on the radio website. To listen to the story, please follow the link.
Those interviewed for the report mentioned that the plight of Orthodox Christians in Africa had been desperate. They told how their life changed thanks to the Exarchate’s missionary work. Among other topics covered in the story was why Russia Avenue appeared in a locality in the Central African Republic and how Africans support President Vladimir Putin.
Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa