Maksim Vasiljević

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Maksim Vasiljević (Maxim; secular name Milan Vasiljević; born 27 June 1968 in Foča, Yugoslavia) was enthroned as Bishop of the Diocese of Western America of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 30 July 2006. Previously, he had occupied the throne of the Bishop of Hum, Vicar bishop in the Metropolitanate of Dabro-Bosna, in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He teaches patrology at the University of Belgrade's School of Orthodox Theology. He also lectures at Orthodox Theological Faculty in Foča (Srbinje), Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

He has been enthroned by Bishop Longin of the New Gračanica Metropolitanate, in the Cathedral Church of St. Stefan the First-Crowned in Alhambra, California. Bishop Maxim was elected to the see of the Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Western America at the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, held in May 2006. Bishop Maxim succeeded Bishop Longin, who previously served as the Administrator of the diocese.

Preceded by
none[citation needed]
Vicar Bishop of Hum
Serbian Orthodox Church

2004-2006
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Jovan
Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Western America
Serbian Orthodox Church

2006-present
Succeeded by
incumbent

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