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{{diocese|
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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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}}
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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]]

Revision as of 05:49, June 10, 2008

Holy Metropolis of Singapore
Jurisdiction Constantinople
Diocese type Metropolis
Founded 2008
Current bishop vacant
See(s) Singapore
Headquarters Singapore
Territory Singapore, India, Indonesia, other nearby countries
Liturgical language(s) English, Greek, other native languages
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website unknown


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.

History

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.

The Episcopacy

This see is currently vacant.


Former metropolitans

Related articles

External links

Metropolis of Singapore

Exarchate of Indonesia

Exarchate of India

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