Metropolitan of Niphon of Pelusium reposed in the Lord

Metropolitan Niphon of Pelusium of Patriarchate of Alexandria reposes in  the Lord / OrthoChristian.ComHis Eminence Metropolitan of Niphon of Pelusium, 61, reposed in the Lord at his home in Port Said, Egypt, yesterday, December 8.

The hierarch of the Patriarchate of Alexandria died of a heart attack, after serving as a hierarch for 11 years, reports Romfea.

Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria, together with the Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, served a memorial Trisagion for the departed hierarch at the Patriarchal Chapel of Sts. Theodore, reports the Patriarchal website.

Pat. Theodore will serve the funeral for Met. Niphon at the Monastery of St. George in Cairo on Friday, December 11. His body will then be transferred to Greece for burial in his native Nikaia, Attica.

May his memory be eternal!