Eparchy of Slavonia
|Eparchy of Slavonia
|Territory||western and central Slavonia|
|Sui iuris church||Serbian Orthodox Church|
Eparchy of Slavonia (Serbian Cyrillic: Епархија славонска, Croatian: Eparhija slavonska) is an eparchy (diocese) of the Serbian Orthodox Church encompassing areas of western and central Slavonia, in Croatia. Since 2014, the Eparchy is headed by bishop Jovan Ćulibrk.
The Eparchy was historically known as Eparchy of Požega (Пожешка епархија) in 16th and 17th century, and later as Eparchy of Pakrac (Пакрачка епархија). It was created soon after 1557, under the jurisdiction of the Serbian Patriarchate of Peć. During 18th and 19th century, it was under jurisdiction of the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Karlovci. Since 1920, it belongs to the united Serbian Orthodox Church.
Metropolitans of Požega (Lower Slavonia)
- Josif (around 1585),
- Vasilije (around 1590-1595),
- Sofronije (during 16th or 17th century),
- Grigorije (during 16th or 17th century),
- Stefan (around 1641).
Bishops of Pakrac (Lower Slavonia)
- Sofronije Podgoričanin (1705-1710),
- Vasilije Rajić (1710-1714),
- Gavrilo Popović (1715-1716),
- Atanasije Radošević (1717-1720),
- Nikifor Stefanović (1721-1743),
- Sofronije Jovanović (1743-1757),
- Vićentije Jovanović Vidak (1757-1759), administration
- Arsenije Radivojević (1759-1769),
- Atanasije Živković (1770-1781),
- Josif Jovanović Šakabenta (1781-1783),
- Pavle Avakumović (178?-1786),
- Kiril Živković (1786-1807),
- Josif Putnik (1808-1828),
- Georgije Hranislav (1829-1839),
- Stefan Popović (1839-1843),
- Stefan Kragujević (1843-1864),
- Nikanor Grujić (1864-1887),
- Miron Nikolić (1890-1941),
- Damaskin Grdanički (1945-1951), administration
Bishops of Slavonia
- Emilijan Marinović (1952-1981),
- Lukijan Pantelić (1985-1999),
- Sava Jurić (1999-2013),
- Jovan Ćulibrk (since 2014)
- Вуковић, Сава (1996). Српски јерарси од деветог до двадесетог века (Serbian Hierarchs from the 9th to the 20th Century). Евро, Унирекс, Каленић.
- Mileusnić, Slobodan (1997). Spiritual Genocide: A survey of destroyed, damaged and desecrated churches, monasteries and other church buildings during the war 1991-1995 (1997). Belgrade: Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
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