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 vacant, Archimandrite [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] has been elected to hold this [[see]] which 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 vacant, Archimandrite [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] has been elected to hold this [[see]] which includes Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.
  
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==History==
 
==History==
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Between its 1997 establishment and [[January 8]], 2008, this metropolitanate was comprised of the exarchates of Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore, and was shepherded by Metropolitan [[Nikitas (Lulias)|Nikitas of Hong Kong]]. 
  
==Recent History==
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==Recent history==
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After his transfer to be the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] elected Archimandrite [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] as the next Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and essentially divided the metropolis into two separate metropolis'.  The Metropolis of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia now encompasses Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, and the new [[Metropolis of Singapore|Holy Metropolis of Singapore]] encompassing Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
  
==Organization==
 
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== The Episcopacy ==
 
== The Episcopacy ==
 
The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], [[Archimandrite]] [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]], but is to be held by Archimandrite and Metropolitan-elect [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] after his consecration on [[January 20]], 2008.
 
The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], [[Archimandrite]] [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]], but is to be held by Archimandrite and Metropolitan-elect [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] after his consecration on [[January 20]], 2008.
  
:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.
 
 
:*Rev Fr [[Nikitas (Mellios)]] is the vicar for the Philippines.
 
:*Rev Fr [[Nikitas (Mellios)]] is the vicar for the Philippines.
 
:*Rev Fr [[Chrysostomos Manalu]] is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesia.
 
:*Rev Fr [[Chrysostomos Manalu]] is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesia.
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:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.
 
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==Related articles==
 
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*[[Metropolis of Singapore|Holy Metropolis of Singapore]], formed in 2008 by dividing the original territory of the OMHKSEA.
 
*Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], missionary in India 1952-1972.
 
*Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], missionary in India 1952-1972.
 
*Archimandrite [[Philemon (Castro)]], priest in the Philippines.
 
*Archimandrite [[Philemon (Castro)]], priest in the Philippines.
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* [http://www.omhksea.org Official Website of the Metropolitanate]
 
* [http://www.omhksea.org Official Website of the Metropolitanate]
 
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
 
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
 
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* [http://orthodox.cn/contemporary/20080109epsynod_en.htm Translation of the announcement that established the Holy Metropolis of Singapore as separate from the OMHKSEA]
====Exarchate of Singapore====
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* [http://www.geocities.com/orthodoxchurchsg Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church] in Singapore.
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====Exarchate of Taiwan====
 
====Exarchate of Taiwan====
 
* [http://www.orthodox.com.tw/ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church] in Taiwan.
 
* [http://www.orthodox.com.tw/ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church] in Taiwan.
 
* [http://flickr.com/photos/90309235@N00/116898662/in/set-72057594089294852/ Orthodox Christian Liturgy in Taipei, Pascha 2004]
 
* [http://flickr.com/photos/90309235@N00/116898662/in/set-72057594089294852/ Orthodox Christian Liturgy in Taipei, Pascha 2004]
 
====Exarchate of the [[Orthodoxy in the Philippines|Philippines]]====
 
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* [http://www.ocp.uni.cc Annunciation of the Theotokos Orthodox Cathedral]
 
* [http://www.hri.org/forum/life/adamson.html/ Greeks in the Philippines & Their Contribution to the Country]
 
* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/church.htm History of the First Filipino Orthodox Community in the Philippines] by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis
 
 
====Exarchate of [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]]====
 
* [http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/articles/church_history/byantoro_indonesia.htm    Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia]
 
 
* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/home The Indonesian Orthodox Church]
 
  
 
====Exarchate of India====
 
====Exarchate of India====
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* [http://www.psoc-cal.org/ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta].
 
* [http://www.psoc-cal.org/ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta].
 
* [http://www.cs.ust.hk/faculty/dimitris/metro/history_india.html History of the Church in India].
 
* [http://www.cs.ust.hk/faculty/dimitris/metro/history_india.html History of the Church in India].
 
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Revision as of 02:40, January 14, 2008

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


The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. Currently vacant, Archimandrite Nektarios (Tsilis) has been elected to hold this see which includes Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.


History

Between its 1997 establishment and January 8, 2008, this metropolitanate was comprised of the exarchates of Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore, and was shepherded by Metropolitan Nikitas of Hong Kong.

Recent history

After his transfer to be the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, the Holy Synod of the Church of Constantinople elected Archimandrite Nektarios (Tsilis) as the next Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and essentially divided the metropolis into two separate metropolis'. The Metropolis of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia now encompasses Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, and the new Holy Metropolis of Singapore encompassing Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

The Episcopacy

The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the Chancellor, Archimandrite Konstantinos (Tsilis), but is to be held by Archimandrite and Metropolitan-elect Nektarios (Tsilis) after his consecration on January 20, 2008.


Former metropolitans

Related articles

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Exarchate of India

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