International Bishops' Conference of Saints Cyril and Methodius
The International Bishops' Conference of the Saints Cyril and Methodius is the Catholic Episcopal Conference includes Serbia, Kosovo,[a] Montenegro and Republic of Macedonia together in a cross-border conference.
Permanent members are the Catholic bishops and archbishops from the four countries. Two bishops are authorized (Apostolic Exarchate) for jurisdictional districts of the Byzantine rite.
The conference is a member of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences.
- Archbishop Stanislav Hocevar - Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belgrade
- Bishop János Pénzes - Roman Catholic Diocese of Subotica
- Bishop László Német - Roman Catholic Diocese of Zrenjanin
- Bishop Đuro Gašparović - Roman Catholic Diocese of Syrmia
- Bishop Đura Džudžar - Byzantine Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Serbia
- Archbishop Rrok Gjonlleshaj - Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bar
- Bishop Ilija Janjić - Roman Catholic Diocese of Kotor
- Bishop Kiro Stojanov - Roman Catholic Diocese of Skopje and the Byzantine Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Macedonia
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 out of 193 United Nations member states.|