His Eminence Archbishop Serafim (Kykotis) of Zimbabwe and Angola
His Eminence Archbishop Serafim (Kykotis) of Zimbabwe and Angola was born in Galataria, Cyprus. At the age of twelve, he became a novice at Kykkos Monastery. He studied theology at the University of Athens, pursuing graduate studies at the Universities of Canterbury, Oxford and Durham. He was elected Archbishop of Zimbabwe and Angola (2010). He is a member of the Executive and Central Committee of the WCC. He is a founder of the Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institute and director of the Office on Climate Change for the Patriarchate of Alexandria. Since 2002, he has participated at the United Nations Sustainable Development and COPs conferences as Representative of His Holiness Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa Petros VII (2002–2004) and Theodoros II (2004–2018). He has authored Church and Environment (Athens, 2012) and participates in the Orthodox-Anglican International Theological Dialogue on Theology of Ecology.