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name=Holy Metropolis of Singapore|
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jurisdiction=[[Church of Constantinople|Constantinople]]|
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type=Metropolis|
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founded=2008|
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bishop=''vacant''|
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see=Singapore|
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hq=Singapore|
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territory=Singapore, India, Indonesia, other nearby countries|
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language=English, Greek, other native languages|
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music=[[Byzantine Chant]]|
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calendar=[[Revised Julian Calendar|Revised Julian]]|
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population=''unknown''|
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website=''unknown''
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The '''Holy Metropolis of Singapore''', headquartered in Singapore, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  Currently vacant, this see was established in January 2008 to encompass India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
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==History==
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On [[January 9]], 2008, the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] decided to divide the western part of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]] from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore which extends further west to encompass South Asia.  As yet, the metropolis has not had a bishop elected to lead it.
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== The Episcopacy ==
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This see is currently vacant.
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:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.
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:*Rev Fr [[Chrysostomos Manalu]] is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesia.
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==Former metropolitans==
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*Metropolitan [[Nikitas (Lulias)]], formerly Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis), now director of the [[Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute]] in Berkeley, California, USA.
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==Related articles==
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*Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], missionary in India 1952-1972.
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==External links==
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* [http://orthodox.cn/contemporary/20080109epsynod_en.htm Translation of the announcement establishing the Holy Metropolis of Singapore]
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* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
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====Metropolis of Singapore====
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* [http://www.geocities.com/orthodoxchurchsg Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church] in Singapore.
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====Exarchate of [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]]====
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* [http://www.orthodoxindonesia.org/ Orthodox Indonesia - Synaxis]
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* [http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/articles/church_history/byantoro_indonesia.htm    Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia]
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* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/home The Indonesian Orthodox Church]
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====Exarchate of India====
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* [http://www.psoc-cal.org/ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta].
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* [http://www.cs.ust.hk/faculty/dimitris/metro/history_india.html History of the Church in India].
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[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
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[[Category:Dioceses|Singapore]]
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[[Category:Ecumenical Patriarchate Dioceses|Singapore]]
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