Gabriel (Dožić) of Serbia

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Dr Gavrilo (Dožić) ('''Његова Светост др Гаврило (Дожић) ''') was serbian patriarch from 1938 to 1950. He was Born in Donja Morača. His baptismal name was Đorđe.  
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His Eminence Dr. '''Gavrilo (Dožić)''' (Serbian: '''Његова Светост др Гаврило (Дожић)''') was [[Patriarch]] of [[Serbia]] from 1938 to 1950.  
  
 
== Early life ==
 
== Early life ==
He graduated Seminary in Prizren 1901. He obtained theology doctorate in Athens 1904. He is tonsured as seminarian and ordained preast March 4/17, by Bishop Nikanor of Niš in Sićevac Monastery.He was Secretary Genaeral of Monastery Hilandar, referent in Serbian ambasy in Constantinople. He also visted Switzerland and france in order to stady French Language. He is elected Metropolitan of Raška and Prizren December4/17 1911. He was on this see until 1913 when he was trannsfered to see of Peć. He is elected Metropolitan of Montenegro and Coastlands November 17/30 , 1920.  
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He was born in Donja Morača.  His [[baptism]]al name was Đorđe.  He graduated from [[seminary]] in Prizren in 1901. He obtained a theology doctorate in Athens in 1904. He was [[tonsure]]d as seminarian and [[ordain]]ed a [[priest]] on [[March 4]]/[[March 17|17]], by Bishop Nikanor of Niš in Sićevac Monastery. He was Secretary Genaeral of Hilandar Monastery, referent in Serbian embassy in Constantinople. He also visited Switzerland and France in order to study French. He was elected Metropolitan of Raška and Prizren on [[December 4]]/[[December 17|17]], 1911. He served this [[see]] until 1913 when he was transferred to the see of Peć. He was elected Metropolitan of Montenegro and Coastlands on [[November 17]]/[[November 30|30]], 1920.  
  
 
== Patriarch ==
 
== Patriarch ==
He is elected Patriarch February 21/March 6, 1938.  New Patriarch was very cucessfull in resolving of actual problems. He was outspoken critic of nazism so he together with Saint Nikolaj was arested .  He was first under house arest in monasteries Rakovacia and Vojlovica and Later in Dachau. After war he wasn't permited to came back until November14, 1946. He created six new dioceses after war.He put a lot efforts to deal with new regime. He died May 7, 1950. His remains are buried in Belgrade Cathedral Church together with Princes Miloš and Mihajlo.
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He was elected patriarch on [[February 21]]/[[March 6]], 1938.  As a new patriarch, he was very successful in resolving problems. He was an outspoken critic of Nazism, so he, together with St. Nikolaj, was arrested.  He was first under house arest in the [[monastery|monasteries]] of Rakovacia and Vojlovica, and later in Dachau. After the war he was not permitted to come back until [[November 14]], 1946. He created six new [[diocese]]s after the war. He put a lot of effort in dealing with the new regime. He died on [[May 7]], 1950. His remains are buried in Belgrade Cathedral Church together with those of Princes Miloš and Mihajlo.
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title=Metropollitan of Raška and Prizren|
 
title=Metropollitan of Raška and Prizren|
 
years=1911-1913|
 
years=1911-1913|
after=Serafim (as bishop)}}
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after=Serafim '''(as bishop)}}
 
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before=New creation]|
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before=—|
 
title=Metropolitan of Peć|
 
title=Metropolitan of Peć|
 
years=1913-1920|
 
years=1913-1920|
after=Jerotej (as bishop)}}
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after=Jerotej '''(as bishop)}}
 
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before=Mitrofan|
 
before=Mitrofan|
title=Metropollitan of Montenegro and Litoral|
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title=Metropolitan of Montenegro and Litoral|
 
years=1920-1938|
 
years=1920-1938|
after=[[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro|St. Joanikije]]}}
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after=St. [[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro|Joanikije]]}}
 
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before=[[Varnava (Rosic)of Serbia|Varnava]]|
 
before=[[Varnava (Rosic)of Serbia|Varnava]]|

Revision as of 13:08, March 7, 2007

His Eminence Dr. Gavrilo (Dožić) (Serbian: Његова Светост др Гаврило (Дожић)) was Patriarch of Serbia from 1938 to 1950.

Early life

He was born in Donja Morača. His baptismal name was Đorđe. He graduated from seminary in Prizren in 1901. He obtained a theology doctorate in Athens in 1904. He was tonsured as seminarian and ordained a priest on March 4/17, by Bishop Nikanor of Niš in Sićevac Monastery. He was Secretary Genaeral of Hilandar Monastery, referent in Serbian embassy in Constantinople. He also visited Switzerland and France in order to study French. He was elected Metropolitan of Raška and Prizren on December 4/17, 1911. He served this see until 1913 when he was transferred to the see of Peć. He was elected Metropolitan of Montenegro and Coastlands on November 17/30, 1920.

Patriarch

He was elected patriarch on February 21/March 6, 1938. As a new patriarch, he was very successful in resolving problems. He was an outspoken critic of Nazism, so he, together with St. Nikolaj, was arrested. He was first under house arest in the monasteries of Rakovacia and Vojlovica, and later in Dachau. After the war he was not permitted to come back until November 14, 1946. He created six new dioceses after the war. He put a lot of effort in dealing with the new regime. He died on May 7, 1950. His remains are buried in Belgrade Cathedral Church together with those of Princes Miloš and Mihajlo.


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Gabriel (Dožić) of Serbia
Preceded by:
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Metropollitan of Raška and Prizren
1911-1913
Succeeded by:
Serafim (as bishop)
Preceded by:
Metropolitan of Peć
1913-1920
Succeeded by:
Jerotej (as bishop)
Preceded by:
Mitrofan
Metropolitan of Montenegro and Litoral
1920-1938
Succeeded by:
St. Joanikije
Preceded by:
Varnava
Patriarch of Serbia
1938-1950
Succeeded by:
Vikentije
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