International Bishops' Conference of Saints Cyril and Methodius

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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.

As of 2016, the Chairman of the Conference is the bishop of Zrenjanin László Német.

The conference is a member of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences.








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.

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