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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.
 
{{diocese|
name=Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia|
type=Metropolis|
founded=1996|
bishop=Metr. [[Nikitas Nektarios (LuliasTsilis) of Hong Kong|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 Between its 1997 establishment 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 [[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 largest female monastery is metropolis into two separate metropolis'. The Metropolis of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia now encompasses Hong Kong, the Holy Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, and the new [[Monastery Metropolis of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Australia)Singapore|Monastery Holy Metropolis of GorgoepikoosSingapore]] in Victoria. In 1982encompassing Singapore, the archdiocese began the St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in SydneyIndia, where Archbishop Stylianos currently serves as dean and Bishop Seraphim as sub-dean. As the lone theological college in AustralasiaIndonesia, it often accepts students of other jurisdictionsMalaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri 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 ==
The current ruling bishop of the Metropolitanate is Metropolitan Nikitas [[Nektarios (LuliasTsilis), who is also serving as the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, CaliforniaHong Kong]] and Southeast Asia:*The current administrator of the Metropolitanate is the [[Protosyngellos|Chancellor]], Archimandrite [[Konstantinos (Tsilis)]].:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.:*Archimandrite [[Jonah Konstantinos (MourtosTsilis)]] is the sole priest in Taiwan.
:*Rev Fr [[Nikitas (Mellios)]] is the vicar for the Philippines.
:*Rev Fr Archimandrite [[Chrysostomos ManaluJonah (Mourtos)]] is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesiasole priest in Taiwan
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==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 [[Philemon (Castro)]], priest in the Philippines.
* [http://www.omhksea.org Official Website of the Metropolitanate]
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
 ====Exarchate of Singapore====* [http://wwworthodox.geocities.comcn/orthodoxchurchsg contemporary/20080109epsynod_en.htm Translation of the announcement that established the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church] in Metropolis of Singapore.as separate from the OMHKSEA]
====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 [[Orthodoxy in the Philippines|Philippines]]====<!-- [[Image:Manilachurch.jpg|left|]] How about a replacement image, with proper permissions here? -->* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/index.htm The Orthodox Church in the Philippines]* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/church.htm History of the First Filipino Orthodox Community in the Philippines.] * [http://www.hri.org/forum/life/adamson.html/ Greeks in the Philippines & Their Contribution to the Country] ====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==== * [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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