Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

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The '''Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia''', headquartered in Hong Kong, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  Currently, this see is held by Metropolitan [[Nikitas (Lulias) of Hong Kong|Nikitas of Hong Kong]], and includes Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan.
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The '''Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia''', headquartered in Hong Kong, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  Currently, this [[see]] is held by [[Metropolitan]] [[Nikitas (Lulias) of Hong Kong|Nikitas of Hong Kong]], and includes Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan.
  
 
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== History ==
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==History==
  
== Recent History ==
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==Recent History==
  
 
==Organization==
 
==Organization==
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is treated as one single archdiocese with five archdiocesan districts: New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory; Victoria and Tasmania; South Australia and the Northern Territory; Queensland and New Guinea; and Western Australia.  To assist the archbishop, he has an amount of assistant bishops - currently three, but in previous times as many as five.  There are 118 [[parish]]es and communities across Australia, and approximately 300,000 [[faithful]] in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is treated as one single [[archdiocese]] with five archdiocesan districts: New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory; Victoria and Tasmania; South Australia and the Northern Territory; Queensland and New Guinea; and Western Australia.  To assist the [[archbishop]], he has a number of assistant [[bishop]]s - currently three, but in previous times as many as five.  There are 118 [[parish]]es and communities across Australia, and approximately 300,000 [[faithful]] in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
  
The Archdiocese also includes 6 [[monasticism|monasteries]].  The largest male monastery is the Holy [[Monastery of Pantanassa (Mangrove, Australia)|Monastery of Pantanassa]] in New South Wales, and the largest female monastery is the Holy [[Monastery of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Australia)|Monastery of Gorgoepikoos]] in Victoria.  In 1982, the archdiocese began the St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in Sydney, where Archbishop Stylianos currently serves as dean and Bishop Seraphim as sub-dean.  As the lone theological college in Australasia, it often accepts students of other jurisdictions.
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The Archdiocese also includes six [[monasticism|monasteries]].  The largest male monastery is the Holy [[Monastery of Pantanassa (Mangrove, Australia)|Monastery of Pantanassa]] in New South Wales, and the largest female monastery is the Holy [[Monastery of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Australia)|Monastery of Gorgoepikoos]] in Victoria.  In 1982, the archdiocese began the St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in Sydney, where Archbishop Stylianos currently serves as dean and Bishop Seraphim as sub-dean.  As the lone theological college in Australasia, it often accepts students of other jurisdictions.
  
 
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is also a founding member of [[SCCOCA]].
 
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is also a founding member of [[SCCOCA]].
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== The Episcopacy ==
 
== The Episcopacy ==
 
The current ruling bishop is Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), who is also serving as the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California.
 
The current ruling bishop is Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), who is also serving as the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California.
*The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], Archimandrite [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]].
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*The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], [[Archimandrite]] [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]].
 
:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.

Revision as of 11:38, July 6, 2007


The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. Currently, this see is held by Metropolitan Nikitas of Hong Kong, and includes Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan.

Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
Jurisdiction Constantinople
Diocese type Metropolis
Founded 1996
Current bishop Metr. Nikitas
See(s) Hong Kong
Headquarters Hong Kong
Territory Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan
Liturgical language(s) English, Greek, other native languages
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website OMHKSEA

The Episcopacy

The current ruling bishop is Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), who is also serving as the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California.


Related articles

External links

Exarchate of Singapore

Exarchate of Taiwan

Exarchate of the Philippines

Exarchate of Indonesia

Exarchate of India


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