Eastern Orthodoxy in Montenegro

Eastern Orthodoxy is one of the three main religions in Montenegro, and the largest one. According to the latest census, 446,858 people (72.07%) registered as Eastern Orthodox Christians (2011). The majority of Eastern Orthodox people in Montenegro are adherents of the Serbian Orthodox Church. A minor percentage support the uncanonical and unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox Church which claims the property of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.

Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

Four eparchies (dioceses) of the Serbian Orthodox Church cover the territory of Montenegro, two of them being entirely within its borders, and two partially:

Regional Council of Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro consists of all four diocesan bishops. The Council is presided by the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral. The 17th-century Ostrog monastery is a religious landmark of Montenegro and the most popular pilgrimage site.

2011 census

The religious structure of Montenegro, based on the 2011 census, was:

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