List of eparchies of the Serbian Orthodox Church

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This is the list of eparchies (dioceses) of the Serbian Orthodox Church, based on the Article No. 14 of the Constitution of Serbian Orthodox Church and subsequent decisions of the Holy assembly of SOC (see: Official text of the Constitution of Serbian Orthodox Church, in English language).


List[edit]

List includes the eparchies of the Autonomous Ohrid Archbishopric that is under supreme jurisdiction of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

The territory of the Serbian Orthodox Church is divided into:[1]

Archdiocese See Cathedral Founded Head Link
Belgrade and Karlovci[a] Belgrade St. Michael's Cathedral, Belgrade 1931[2] Irinej (Gavrilović)[b]
Metropolitanate (honorary) See Cathedral Founded Metropolitan[3] Link
Dabar and Bosnia Sarajevo Nativity of the Theotokos Cathedral, Sarajevo 1219[4] vacant, administrated by the Bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina [1]
Montenegro and the Littoral Cetinje Monastery, Cetinje Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, Podgorica 1219 Amfilohije (Radović)[5] [2]
Zagreb and Ljubljana Zagreb Cathedral of Holy Transfiguration, Zagreb 1931[6] Porfirije (Perić) [3]
Australia and New Zealand Sydney, NSW[7] St Lazarus Cathedral, Alexandria[8] 1973[9] Siluan (Mrakić) [4]
Eparchy See Cathedral Founded Bishop[3] Link
Austria and Switzerland Vienna 2011 Andrej (Ćilerdžić) [5]
Bačka Novi Sad Saint George's Cathedral, Novi Sad 16th century Irinej (Bulović) [6]
Banat Vršac Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, Vršac 1932 Nikanor (Bogunović) [7]
Banja Luka Banja Luka Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka 1900 Jefrem (Milutonović)
Bihać and Petrovac Bosanski Petrovac Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Bosanski Petrovac[10] 1925 (Diocese of Bihać); 1990 (reestablished)[11] Atanasije (Rakita) [8]
Braničevo Požarevac Cathedral of Saint Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Požarevac[12] before 1018, reestablished in 1921[13] Ignjatije (Midić)
Britain and Scandinavia Stockholm[14] Church of St Sava, Stockholm 1990[15] Dositey (Motika) [9]
Buda Sentandreja Virgin's Cathedral ("Belgrade Cathedral"), Sentandreja 1740s [16] Lukijan (Pantelić)
Budimlja-Nikšić Đurđevi stupovi, Berane Cathedral of St Basil of Ostrog, Nikšić 1219, reestablished in 2001[17] Joanikije (Mićović) [10]
Buenos Aires and South America Buenos Aires 2011 vacant, administrated by the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral [11]
Canada Campbellville, Ontario Holy Transfiguration Serbian Orthodox Monastery, Campbellville, Ontario[18] 1983[19] Mitrofan (Kodić) [12]
Dalmatia Šibenik Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, Šibenik[20] 1809[21] Fotije (Sladojević) [13]
Eastern America Mars, Pennsylvania Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Pittsburgh[22] 1963 (Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Eastern America and Canada) Irinej (Dobrijević) [14]
Frankfurt and all of Germany Hildesheim–Himmelsthür Himmelsthür monastery 1990[23] Sergije (Karanović) [15]
Kruševac Kruševac Cathedral of the Nativity of Theotokos in Kruševac 2010 David (Perović) [16]
Mileševa Mileševa Mileševa monastery 1992[24] Filaret (Mićević)
New Gračanica and Midwestern America Third Lake, Illinois[25] New Gračanica Monastery 2009 Longin (Krčo) [17]
Niš Niš Holy Trinity Cathedral, Niš 13th century vacant since 24 May 2016, administrated by Bishop of Ras and Prizren[26] [18]
Osječko polje and Baranja Dalj[27] Cathedral of St. Demetrios in Dalj 1991 Lukijan (Vladulov) [19]
Ras and Prizren Prizren St George's Cathedral, Prizren[28] Teodosije (Šibalić) [20]
Šabac Šabac Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Šabac[29] 1835[30] Lavrentije (Trifunović) [21]
Slavonia Pakrac Cathedral of Holy Trinity, Pakrac Jovan (Ćulibrk) [22]
Srem Sremski Karlovci St. Demetrius Cathedral, Sremski Karlovci 1500[31] Vasilije (Vadić) [23]
Šumadija Kragujevac Cathedral of Holy Assumption, Kragujevac [24] 1947 Jovan (Mladenović) [25]
Timișoara Timișoara Cathedral of the Ascension, Timișoara vacant since 1932, administrated by the Bishop of Buda[32] [26]
Timok Zaječar Cathedral of the Nativity of Theotokos, Zaječar 1830s Ilarion (Golubović) [27]
Upper Karlovac Karlovac Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, Karlovac 1695[33] Gerasim (Popović) [28]
Valjevo Valjevo Cathedral of Resurrection, Valjevo 2006 (reestablished)[34] Milutin (Knežević) [29]
Vranje Vranje Cathedral of Three Hierarchs, Vranje 1975[35] Pahomije (Gačić) [30]
Western America Alhambra, California St. Steven's Cathedral, Alhambra 1963[36] Maxim (Vasiljević) [31]
Western Europe Paris Church of St Sava, Paris 1994[37] Luka (Kovačević) [32]
Zahumlje and Herzegovina Mostar[38][39] Cathedral of the Holy Trinity,[40] Mostar 1219 Grigorije (Durić) [33]
Žiča Žiča Monastery Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Kraljevo 1219 Justin (Stefanović) [34]
Zvornik and Tuzla Tuzla (temporarily relocated to Bijeljina) Cathedral of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Tuzla 15th century Hrizostom (Jević)[41] [35]
Autonomous Ohrid Archbishopric
Metropolitanate See Cathedral Founded Metropolitan[3] Link
Skopje Skopje temp. Bitola 2005 (reestablished) Eparchy of Skopje Jovan VI (Vraniševski) [36]
Diocese See Cathedral Founded Bishop[3] Link
Bregalnica Štip 2005 (reestablished) Marko (Kimev) [37]
Debar and Kičevo 2005 (reestablished) vacant, administrated by Bishop of Polog and Kumanovo[42] [38]
Polog and Kumanovo Kumanovo 2005 (reestablished) Joakim (Jovčeski) [39]
Prespa and Pelagonija Bitola 2005 (reestablished)[43] vacant, administrated by Bishop of Bregalnica[44] [40]
Strumica 2005 (reestablished) vacant, administrated by David (Ninov), Vicar Bishop of Stobi[45] [41]
Veles and Povardarie 2005 (reestablished) vacant, administrated by Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje[46] [42]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Officially known as the Archdiocese of Belgrade and Karlovci, encompassing only the Belgrade area. The title of Karlovci is in reference to the old Serbian Metropolitanate of Karlovci. This diocese is headed by the Serbian Patriarch.
  2. ^ The Metropolitanate of Belgrade and Karlovci is always headed by the Serbian Patriarch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official SPC site: Eparchies Links (in Serbian)
  2. ^ SOKG Luzern: Arhiepiskopija beogradsko karlovačka Archived 2012-02-18 at the Wayback Machine. (in Serbian)
  3. ^ a b c d Holy Assembly of Bishops at www.spc.rs (in Serbian)
  4. ^ SOKG Luzern: Mitropolija dabrobosanska (in Serbian)
  5. ^ Official site of the Metropoitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral: Његово Високопреосвештенство Архиепископ Цетињски Митрополит Црногорско-приморски и Егзарх Пећког Трона Амфилохије (Радовић) ("His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and Exarch of the Pec Throne Amfilohije (Radovic)") (in Serbian)
  6. ^ SOKG Luzern: Mitropolija zagrebačko-ljubljanska i cele Italije (in Serbian)
  7. ^ Устав Митрополије аустралијско-новозеландске
  8. ^ Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand official site: PARISHES
  9. ^ SOKG Luzern: Аустралијско-новозеландска (in Serbian)
  10. ^ Diocese of Bihac and Petrovac official site: CHURCHES
  11. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija bihaćko-petrovačka (in Serbian)
  12. ^ Tourist organization of Požarevac: Cathedral (in Serbian)
  13. ^ SOKG Luzern: Епархија браничевска (in Serbian)
  14. ^ Church of St Sava in London: Diocese of Britain and Scandinavia
  15. ^ Епархија и Епископ (in Serbian). Eparhija britansko-skandinavska. Retrieved 2010-01-07. 
  16. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija budimska ("Eparchy of Buda") (in Serbian)
  17. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija budimljansko-nikšićka (in Serbian)
  18. ^ Eparchy of Canada official site: Churches
  19. ^ SOKG Luzern: Епархија канадска (in Serbian)
  20. ^ Eparchy of Dalmatio official site: PROVALjEN SABORNI HRAM U ŠIBENIKU (in Serbian)
  21. ^ DALMATINSKA EPARHIJA from the History section, site of the Eparchy of Dalmatia (in Serbian)
  22. ^ Eparchy of Eastern America official site: Parishes
  23. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija srednjoevropska (in Serbian)
  24. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija mileševska (in Serbian)
  25. ^ Contact Info on the official Nova Gracanica site
  26. ^ "Саопштење за јавност" [Public Announcement] (in Serbian). Serbian Orthodox Church. 24 May 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  27. ^ Eparchy of Osječko polje and Baranja official web site (in Serbian)
  28. ^ B92: Prizren: Sve spremno za ustoličenje (Prizren: All Ready for Inauguration), 26 Dec 2010 (in Serbian)
  29. ^ Eparchy of Šabac official site: Архијерејско намесништво шабачко (in Serbian)
  30. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija šabačka (in Serbian)
  31. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija sremska (in Serbian)
  32. ^ Projekat Rastko: PRAVOSLAVNA SRPSKA EPARHIJA TEMIŠVARSKA U RUMUNIJI - ARHIJEREJI (Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Timișoara in Romania - Bishops
  33. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija gornjokarlovačka (in Serbian)
  34. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija valjevska (in Serbian)
  35. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija vranjska (in Serbian)
  36. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija zapadnoamerička (in Serbian)
  37. ^ SOKG Luzern: Eparhija zapadnoevropska (in Serbian)
  38. ^ Blic online: Posle 18 godina Mostar ponovo sedište zahumske eparhije ("Mostar seat of the Diocese of Zahumlje again after 18 years"), 02 Jan 2011 (in Serbian)
  39. ^ Vesti online: Eparhija zahumsko-hercegovačka posle 20 godina u Mostaru ("Eparchy of Zahumlje and Herzegovina in Mostar after 20 years"), 31 Dec 2010 (in Serbian)
  40. ^ Eparchy of Zahumlje and Herzegovina official site: ПАРОХИЈА МОСТАРСКА ("Parish of MOSTAR") (in Serbian)
  41. ^ "Bijeljina: Ustoličen vladika zvorničko-tuzlanski Hrizostom (Bijeljina: Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla Hrizoszom Enthroned)". Blic. Blic, Tanjug. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  42. ^ Bishopric of Debar and Kičevo at the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric official site
  43. ^ SOKG Luzern: Епархија битољска (in Serbian)
  44. ^ Bishopric of Prespa and Pelagonia at the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric official site
  45. ^ Bishopric of Strumica at the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric official site
  46. ^ Bishopric of Veles and Povardarie at the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric official site

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