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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]]. Its current [[bishop]] is His Eminence [[Nikitas (Lulias) of Hong Kong|Nikitas (Lulias)]], [[Metropolitan]] of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, which includes Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan.
{{diocese|
name=Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia|
type=Metropolis|
founded=1996|
bishop=Metr. [[Nikitas Nektarios (LuliasTsilis) of Hong Kong|Metr. NikitasNektarios]]|
see=Hong Kong|
hq=Hong Kong|
territory=Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Southeast Asia|
language=English, Greek, other native languages|
music=[[Byzantine Chant]]|
website=[http://www.omhksea.org/ OMHKSEA]
}}
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== History ==The '''Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia''' (OMHKSEA), 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 [[Orthodoxy in the Philippines|Philippines]], Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.
== Recent History ==
==OrganizationHistory==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; Between its 1997 establishment 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 [[parishJanuary 8]]es , 2008, this metropolitanate was comprised of the exarchates of Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and communities across AustraliaSingapore, and approximately 300,000 was shepherded by Metropolitan [[faithfulNikitas (Lulias)|Nikitas of Hong Kong]] in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
The Archdiocese also includes 6 ==Recent history==After his transfer to be the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, the Holy Synod of the [[monasticism|monasteriesChurch of Constantinople]]. The largest male monastery is the Holy elected Archimandrite [[Monastery of Pantanassa Nektarios (Mangrove, AustraliaTsilis)|Monastery of Pantanassa]] in New South Walesas 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 largest female monastery is Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, and the Holy new [[Monastery Metropolis of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Australia)Singapore|Monastery Holy Metropolis of GorgoepikoosSingapore]] in Victoria. In 1982encompassing Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, the archdiocese began the St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in SydneyNepal, where Archbishop Stylianos currently serves as dean Bhutan and Bishop Seraphim as sub-dean. As the lone theological college in Australasia, it often accepts students of other jurisdictionsSri Lanka.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Metropolitan Nektarios was enthroned on March 1, 2008, by Metropolitan Athenagoras of Australia is also a founding member of [[SCCOCA]]Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
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== The Episcopacy ==
[[Image:Metr._Nikitas_of_Hong_Kong.jpg|left|thumb|100px|Metr. Nikitas]]*The ruling bishop of the Metropolitanate is Metropolitan [[Nikitas Nektarios (LuliasTsilis) of Hong Kong|Nikitas (Lulias)]] of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, 1999-2007. He is currently serving as the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California.  :*The chancellor current administrator of the The Chancellor of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia, Archimandrite Konstantinos Tsilis, is guiding the Metropolitanate in his absence[[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], until he returns or another bishop is selected.*[[Archimandrite ]] [[Daniel Konstantinos (ToyneTsilis)]] is the sole priest in Singapore:*Archimandrite Rev Fr [[Jonah Nikitas (MourtosMellios)]] is the sole priest in Taiwanvicar for the Philippines.:*Vicar Archimandrite [[Nikitas Jonah (MelliosMourtos)]] is the senior active sole priest in the PhilippinesTaiwan.<!-- India's chief should be added here when known; if Indonesia still has an OMHKSEA presence, a similar thing should happen there. See talk page regarding the listing of priests. --><br clear=bothleft==Former metropolitans==*Metropolitan [[Nikitas (Lulias)]], now director of the [[Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute]] in Berkeley, California, USA.
==Related articles==
*[[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 [[Vincentius Philemon (EscharchaCastro)]], priest in the Philippines.
<!--==Further reading== -->
* [http://www.omhksea.org Official Website of the Metropolitanate]
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
* [http://wwworthodox.friendsofindonesiacn/contemporary/20080109epsynod_en.org/] Website for htm Translation of the announcement that established the Indonesian Orthodox Mission under ROCOR ====Exarchate Holy Metropolis of Singapore====* [http://www.geocities.com/orthodoxchurchsg Holy Resurrection Orthodox Churchas separate from the OMHKSEA] in Singapore.
====Exarchate of 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] ====Exarchate of the Philippines====<!-- [[Image:Manilachurch.jpg|left|]] How about a replacement image, with proper permissions here? -->** [http://www.exarchate.uni.cc/ Annunciation of the Theotokos Orthodox Church]** [http://www.hri.org/forum/life/adamson.html/ Greeks in the Philippines & Their Contribution to the Country] ====Exarchate of Indonesia====* [http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/articles/church_history/byantoro_indonesia.htm Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia]* [http://www.friendsofindonesia.org/] Website for the Indonesian Orthodox Mission under ROCOR ====Exarchate of India==== * [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]. {{stub}}
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
[[Category:Ecumenical Patriarchate Dioceses|Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy in China]]
 
[[fr:Métropole de Hong Kong et de l'Asie du Sud-Est]]
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