Orthodox Metropolis of Korea

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The Orthodox Metropolis of Korea, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. Its current primate is His Eminence Sotirios (Trambas), Metropolitan of Korea (both North and South).

Orthodox Metropolis of Korea
Founder(s) Patriarch Bartholomew I (Archontonis) of Constantinople
Autocephaly/Autonomy declared N/A
Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized N/A
Current primate Metropolitan Sotirios
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Primary territory North and South Korea
Possessions abroad N/A
Liturgical language(s) Korean
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website Metropolis of Korea


The Orthodox Metropolis of Korea is treated as one single metropolis with 10 parishes and xx priests in South Korea and healthy relations with the single North Korean parish under the Moscow Patriarchate. The Metropolis also has a female monastery dedicated to the Holy Transfiguration, albeit with no Korean nuns. The Metropolis also has a Theological Seminary dedicated to St. Nicholas which trains the clergy of Korea and Southeast Asia.

The Episcopacy

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