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]].  Metropolitan [[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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The '''Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia''', headquartered in Hong Kong, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  Metropolitan [[Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong]] is the ruling bishop of this [[see]] which includes Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.
  
  
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==Recent history==
 
==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 [[Metropolis of Singapore|Holy Metropolis of Singapore]] encompassing Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
 
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.
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Metropolitan Nektarios was enthroned on March 1, 2008, by Metropolitan Tarasios of Mexico and Central America.
  
 
== The Episcopacy ==
 
== The Episcopacy ==
The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], [[Archimandrite]] [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]], but is to be held by Metropolitan [[Nektarios (Tsilis)]] who was consecrated on [[January 20]], 2008, after his relocation to Hong Kong later this year.
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The ruling bishop of the Metropolitanate is Metropolitan [[Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong]] and Southeast Asia.
  
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:*The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], [[Archimandrite]] [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]]
 
:*Rev Fr [[Nikitas (Mellios)]] is the vicar for the Philippines.
 
:*Rev Fr [[Nikitas (Mellios)]] is the vicar for the Philippines.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.
 
:*Archimandrite [[Jonah (Mourtos)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.

Revision as of 14:37, March 7, 2008

Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
Jurisdiction Constantinople
Diocese type Metropolis
Founded 1996
Current bishop Metr. 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. Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong is the ruling bishop of 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.

Metropolitan Nektarios was enthroned on March 1, 2008, by Metropolitan Tarasios of Mexico and Central America.

The Episcopacy

The ruling bishop of the Metropolitanate is Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.


Former metropolitans

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