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Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong

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[[File:Metr. Nikitas of Hong Kong.jpg|right|thumb|175px|Metropolitan Nikitas of Hong Kong]]The Very Most Reverend Archimandrite Metropolitan '''Nektarios (Tsilis) ''' is the Metropolitan-elect of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]]. He is fluent in Greek and English.
===Biographical timeline==
*1969: Born in Dodoni, Ioannina, Greece
*Graduate of the Theology Academy in Athens
*Represented the Metropolises of Piraeus and Samos in youth conferences, seminars on cults and new religious movements and issues concerning Europe's stance on religion.
*Regularly contributed to many magazines and periodicals.
*2008 Jan 9: Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] elected him to be the new Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. Consecration *2008 Jan 20: Archim. Nektarios consecrated to take place in the episcopacy at the Phanar at the Patriarchal Church of St George on [[January 20]].*2008 Mar 1: Metropolitan Nektarios was enthroned at the Canossian Chapel by Metropolitan Athenagoras of Mexico and Central America.
==Bibliography==
*[http://orthodox.cn/contemporary/nektariostsilis_en.htm Biography]
*[http://orthodox.cn/contemporary/20080109omhksea_en.htm Announcement of election and consecration]
*[http://orthodox.cn/contemporary/20080301hkenthrone_en.htm News article on enthronement]
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