Included some biographical details.
The Right Reverend '''Nektarios (Kellis) of Madagascar''' was the first [[bishop]] of the [[Church of Alexandria]]'s [[Diocese of Madagascar]].
Born '''George Kellis'''
ca. 1953 in Rhodes, he came to Australia early in life, and was raised in Adelaide. He served as a [[priest]] on the Gold Coast, and for the most part of his service in Australia, he was an [[archimandrite]] at St Nektarios Monastery, Adelaide.
After a period of time in Adelaide, he felt called to missionary work. He then went to Madagascar and began to evangelise, beginning only with a non-functioning church in the capital. In 1997, Archimandrite Nektarios was elected bishop of the newly
-created Diocese of Madagascar.
In September 2004 he, along with Pope [[Petros VII (Papapetrou) of Alexandria|Petros VII
of Alexandria]] and two other metropolitans reposed in a helicopter crash en route to [[Mount Athos|Mt. Athos]]. He was buried in Madagascar.
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