The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, during its meeting today under the presidency of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, elected Very Reverend Archimandrite Nektarios Tsilis, who was, until today, the Episcopal Vicar of the Metropolis of Samos, the new Metropolitan of Hong Kong and South East Asia.
The ordination of the newly elected Metropolitan will take place in the Phanar at the Patriarchal church of St. George in Constantinople, on Sunday, January 20th, 2008.
Hong Kong, January 9th 2008
From the Office of
ORTHODOX METROPOLITANATE OF HONG KONG
AND SOUTH EAST ASIA