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Orthodoxy in the Philippines

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Orthodoxy in the Philippines Today
==Orthodoxy in the Philippines Today==
[[Image:Manila_orthodox_cathedral.jpg‎|left|thumb|The Annunciation Orthodox Cathderal in Paranaque, Manila]]
There are some groups today in the Philippines that claim to be Eastern use the term "Orthodox"; however, they all lack [[apostolic succession]] and do are not adhere to the traditions and [[canon law|canons]] of the in communion with or are recognized by any canonical Eastern or Oriental Orthodox Church.
At present '''Ecumenical Patriarchate''' Currently, there are three canonically ordained Filipino Orthodox priests in the Philippines under the spiritual jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinopleand are administratively under an ecclesiastical vicar from Greece.  The Divine Liturgy and other Orthodox worship services are said in English and in the Filipino vernacular. The only true Orthodox parish in Manila is under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and is spiritually administered by an ecclesiastical vicar from GreeceTagalog.

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