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George (Gathuna) of Nitria

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Bishop '''George Arthur Gathuna''' or '''Kaduna''' (Γεώργιος Άρθουρ Γκαντούνα, also known as '''Niphon Kigundu'''; 1905 - July 16, 1987) was bishop of [[w:Nitria|Nitria]] under [[Church of Alexandria]]
== Biography ==
17th November 1986 he was was reconsecrated as the Bishop of the African Orthodox Church of Kenya, Given the name Niphon Kigundu.
On July 16, 1987, the defrocked Bishop George (Arthur) Gathuna reposed, and his burial was attended by Metropolitan Cyprianos from the Old Calendar Orthodox Church of Greece.
Eventually however, the schism was healed, and on [[November 1]], 2006, Bishop George Gathuna of Nitria was reinstated posthumously by Patriarch [[Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria|Theodoros II]] and the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria.

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