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On [[January 9]], 2008, the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] decided to divide the western part of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of
On [[January 9]], 2008, the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] decided to divide the western part of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Kong and Southeast Asia]] from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore. As yet, the metropolis has not had a bishop elected to lead it.
== The Episcopacy ==
== The Episcopacy ==
Revision as of 01:30, January 15, 2008
|Holy Metropolis of Singapore|
|Territory||Singapore, India, Indonesia, other nearby countries|
|Liturgical language(s)||English, Greek, other native languages|
|Musical tradition||Byzantine Chant|
The Holy Metropolis of Singapore, headquartered in Singapore, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. Currently vacant, this see was established in January 2008 to encompass India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
On January 9, 2008, the Holy Synod of the Church of Constantinople decided to divide the western part of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore. As yet, the metropolis has not had a bishop elected to lead it.
This see is currently vacant.
- Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), formerly Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis), now director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California, USA.
- Archimandrite Lazarus (Moore), missionary in India 1952-1972.
- Translation of the announcement establishing the Holy Metropolis of Singapore
- Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople
Exarchate of Singapore
- Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Singapore.
Exarchate of Indonesia
Exarchate of India