In the era of online dialogue and the rapid transmission and exchange of information, opinions and ideas through cyberspace, the official website of the Holy Metropolis of Naucratis, ecclesiastical Province of the Ancient Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa, wishes to constructively present to the global online community its Orthodox testimony, but above all its experience, as it is experienced and stored in the noble multicultural environment of world-renowned Egypt, from the cradles of Christianity and of universal Hellenism, found spiritually in a centuries-old historical dialogue with its great culture.
Moreover, addressing our brothers and sisters under heaven indiscriminately, it honestly offers the possibility of full information about the happenings within our small Orthodox community.
Pointing out that this website is the only official website of the Holy Metropolis of Naukratis, we welcome you with special joy and honor, praying to the Arch-Shepherd Christ for your good health, spiritual advancement and well-being.
According to Herodotus, emissaries from the Greek city-states (Mileto, Chios, Phocaea, Rhodes, Knidos, Halicarnassus and others) founded the city of Naucratis on the western side of the Nile Delta, following an invitation from the pharaoh, around 550 BC.
Naucratis was the only Greek city founded in Egypt before the time of Alexander the Great.
“There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave or free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”
“He has noticed the prayer of the humble, and he has not despised their petition”
“And who is my neighbour”?
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