Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić

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Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić
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Đurđevi stupovi, Berane
Location
Territory Parts of Montenegro
Headquarters Berane, Montenegro
Information
Denomination Eastern Orthodox
Sui iuris church Serbian Orthodox Church
Language Church Slavonic
Serbian
Current leadership
Bishop Joanikije Mićović

The Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić or Budimlja–Nikšić (Serbian: Епархија Будимљанско-Никшићка/Eparhija Budimljansko-Nikšićka) is an eparchy (ecclesiastical territory) of the Serbian Orthodox Church, covering parts of western, central and eastern Montenegro. The ecclessiastical seat of the eparchy is the Monastery of the tracts of St. George (Đurđevi stupovi) in Berane.

The Eparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić was split up among the Eparchy of Budimlja and the Eparchy of Onogošt-East Herzegovina (the successor of the Metropolitanate of Lim).

Territory[edit]

Today's Eparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić contains 10 municipalities of Montenegro: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Žabljak, Mojkovac, Nikšić, Plav, Plužine, Rožaje, and Šavnik.

Heads[edit]

Metropolitans
  • Basil
  • Macarius I
  • Macarius II
  • Gennadius
  • Sabbas
  • Gerasim
  • Gregory
  • Efthymius
  • Paisius (1648 - ?)
Episcopes
  • Theophilus (Teofilo Budimljanin)
  • Ioannicius (Joankije Lipovac) (8 December 1939 - 23 February 1941)
  • Macarius (Makarije Đorđević) (1947 - 1956)
  • Ionnaicius (Joanikije Mićović) (2002–Present)

Monasteries[edit]

  • Đurđevi Stupovi
  • Nikoljac Monastery
  • Piva Monastery
  • Kosijerevo Monastery
  • Župa Monastery
  • Dobrilovina Monastery
  • Bijela Monastery
  • Podmalinsko Monastery
  • Kaludra Monastery
  • Zagrađe Monastery
  • Šudikova Monastery
  • Boljavac Monastery
  • Podvrh Monastery
  • Somina Monastery
  • Uroševica Monastery
  • Majstorovina Monastery
  • Kičava Monastery
  • Crnča Monastery
  • Bliškova Monastery
  • Brezojevica Monastery

See also[edit]