Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić

Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić
Đurđevi stupovi, Berane
Location
Territory Parts of Montenegro
Headquarters Berane, Montenegro
Information
Denomination Eastern Orthodox
Sui iuris church Serbian Orthodox Church
Language Church Slavonic
Serbian
Current leadership
Bishop Joanikije Mićović
Map

The Eparchy of Budimlja and Nikšić or Budimlja–Nikšić (Serbian: Епархија Будимљанско-Никшићка/Eparhija Budimljansko-Nikšićka) is an eparchy (ecclesiastical territory) of the Serbian Orthodox Church, covering parts of western, central and eastern Montenegro. The ecclessiastical seat of the eparchy is the Monastery of the tracts of St. George (Đurđevi stupovi) in Berane.[1]

The Eparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić was split up among the Eparchy of Budimlja and the Eparchy of Onogošt-East Herzegovina (the successor of the Metropolitanate of Lim).

Territory

Today's Eparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić contains 10 municipalities of Montenegro: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Žabljak, Mojkovac, Nikšić, Plav, Plužine, Rožaje, and Šavnik.

Heads

Metropolitans

  • Basil
  • Macarius I
  • Macarius II
  • Gennadius
  • Sabbas
  • Gerasim
  • Gregory
  • Efthymius
  • Paisius (1648 - ?)

Bishops

  • Theophilus (Teofilo Budimljanin)
  • Ioannicius (Joanikije Lipovac) (8 December 1939 - 23 February 1941)
  • Macarius (Makarije Đorđević) (1947 - 1956)
  • Ionnaicius (Joanikije Mićović) (2002–Present)

Monasteries

There are numerous monasteries in the diocese:[2]

See also

References

Bibliography


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