Orthodox Metropolis of Korea

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The Orthodox Metropolis of Korea, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. Its current primate is His Eminence Sotirios (Trambas), Metropolitan of Korea (both North and South).

Orthodox Metropolis of Korea
Jurisdiction Constantinople
Diocese type Metropolis
Founded 2004
Current bishop Metr. Sotirios
See(s) Seoul
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Territory North and South Korea
Liturgical language(s) Korean
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website Metropolis of Korea


Organization

The Orthodox Metropolis of Korea is treated as one single metropolis with 10 parishes and 8 priests and 1 deacon in South Korea, which has healthy relations with the single North Korean parish under the Moscow Patriarchate. The Metropolis also has a female monastery dedicated to the Holy Transfiguration, albeit with no Korean nuns. The Metropolis also has a Theological Seminary dedicated to St. Nicholas which trains the clergy of Korea and Southeast Asia.

The Episcopacy

  • Metropolitan Sotirios (Trambas) of Korea, 2004-present.
  • Bishop Ambrosios (Zographos) of Zelon is a Chancellor of the Metropolis.
    • Protopresbyter Daniel Na is priest of the church in Incheon, and was involved in the talks with the North Korean parish.
    • Hieromonk Theophan (Kim), a Korean priestmonk, is priest for the St Maxim the Greek chapel (which does services in foreign languages).

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