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Orthodoxy in the Philippines

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1800s - Antiochian Orthodox Christians: changed disputable heading and deleted stories and allegations based on hearsay and conjectures.
== Arrival of Orthodoxy ==
===1800s 1600s - Syrian Greek Orthodox Christians===It appears that the Greeks were the first Orthodox Christians on the islands were [[Oriental Orthodox]] Syrian and Lebanese merchants and sailors, who arrived in Manila after it was opened to outside tradeisland. The first recorded Orthodox Christians An eighteenth century document written by a Jesuit historian describing their order’s missionary labors in the Philippines were Syrian and Lebanese sailors records the presence of Greek settlers in 1802 according to the Syrian Consulate in Philippine capital city of Manilaas early as 1618. [;cc=philamer;q1=morenos;rgn=full%20text;idno=afk2830.0001.044;didno=AFK2830.0001.044;view=image;seq=31;page=root;size=s;frm=frameset;] Many of the Lebanese sailors married and their families still reside The Jesuit historian Murillo Velarde wrote in his book ''Historia de Philipinas'' (published in the Philippines and have become Filipino citizensManila, including 1749): "I believe that there is no city in the owners of a famous pizza parlor world in Manilawhich so many nationalities come together as here.... The oldest living Orthodox Christian in the Philippines, There are a Lebanese by the last name considerable number of AssadArmenians, was born around 1904and some Persians; and Tartars, Macedonians, Turks, and Greeks."[;cc=philamer;q1=morenos;rgn=full%20text;idno=afk2830.0001.044;didno=AFK2830.0001.044;view=image;seq=33;page=root;size=s;frm=frameset;]
===1930s - Russian Orthodox Christians===

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