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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.
name=Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia|
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=[ OMHKSEA]
==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]], [[Orthodoxy in Taiwan|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 Between its 1997 establishment and New Guinea; and Western Australia. To assist the [[archbishopJanuary 8]], he has a number 2008, this metropolitanate was comprised of the exarchates of assistant [[bishop]]s - currently threeHong Kong, India, Indonesia, but in previous times as many as five. There are 118 [[parish]]es 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 six ==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.
== 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 (Mourtos)]] 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 OMHKSEA-affiliated 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.
* [ Official Website of the Metropolitanate]
* [ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
 ====Exarchate of Singapore====* [http://wwworthodox.geocitiescn/contemporary/ htm Translation of the announcement that established the Holy Resurrection Orthodox ChurchMetropolis of Singapore as separate from the OMHKSEA] in Singapore.
====Exarchate of Taiwan====
* [ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church] in Taiwan.* [ 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? -->* [ Annunciation of the Theotokos Orthodox Cathedral]* [ Greeks in the Philippines & Their Contribution to the Country]* [ History of the First Filipino Orthodox Community in the Philippines] by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis ====Exarchate of [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]]====* [ Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia] * [ The Indonesian Orthodox Church] ====Exarchate of India==== * [ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta].* [ History of the Church in India]. {{stub}}
[[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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