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Amfilohije (Radović) of Montenegro and Litoral

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Metropolitan '''Amfilohije''' (in the world '''Risto Radović, Ристо Радовић''') ''' is the current bishop of the [[diocese]] of Montenegro and the LitoralLittoral (serbianSerbian: '''Амфилохије Митрополит црногорско-приморски)'''was born on the feast of the Nativity of Christ on [[January 7Church of Serbia]]/[[December 25]], 1938, in Donja Morac into the family of Ćiro and Mileva Radović (Ћиро и Милева Радовић). He His complete title is a descendant Metropolitan of Montenegro and the voevode Mina RadovicCoastlands, one Zetsko-Brdo and Skenderije, and Exarch of the Montenegran leaders, who in 1820 united Moracha to MontenegroHoly Throne of Pec.
==Life==The future metropolitan Amfilohije was born Risto Radovic completed primary school in his homeland, to parents Ćiro and then he studied in Mileva Radović (Ћиро и Милева Радовић) on the Belgrade Theological Seminary in the name feast of St. Savva. After graduation from it, he enrolled in the Theological Faculty Nativity of the Serbian Orthodox ChurchOur Lord, which he completed in 1962. At the same time[[January 7]]/[[December 25]], 1938, he studied classical philology in the Philosophy Faculty of Belgrade UniversityDonja Morac. He conducted post-graduate studies in Bern and Rome. Then he continued his studies in Greece, where he lived for seven years. There he received the monastic tonsure with the name is a descendant of Amfilohije and was ordained to the priestly office. During his studies in Greece in the Theological Faculty voevode Minja Radović, one of the University of AthensMontenegrin leaders, he defended his doctoral dissertation on the theme of the "Mystery of the Holy Trinity according who in 1820 united Moracha to the Teaching of St. Gregory PalamasMontenegro."
Risto Radovic completed primary school in his homeland before continuing his education in the Belgrade Theological Seminary of St. Sava. After a yeargraduation from the Belgrade Seminary, which he spent on Holy Mt. Athosenrolled in the Theological Faculty of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Father Amfilohije went to Paris and became a professor completing this course of study in 1962. At the Stsame time, he studied classical philology in the Philosophy Faculty of Belgrade University. Sergius Theological Institute. Having returned to YugoslaviaThen, he continued post-graduate studies in 1976 Bern and Rome. For seven years he became continued his studies in Greece. During this time he received a lecturer, [[monasticism|monastic]] [[tonsure]] with the name of Amfilohije and then professor was [[ordination|ordained]] to the [[priest]]ly office. During his studies in Greece with the chair Theological Faculty of Orthodox Pedagogy and the Methodology University of Teaching Athens, he defended his doctoral dissertation on the theme of the Theological Faculty "Mystery of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Belgrade[[Holy Trinity]] according to the Teaching of St. [[Gregory Palamas]]."
In May 1985After a year, which he was appointed Bishop of Banat. On spent on Holy [[December 30Mount Athos|Mt. Athos]], 1991, Vladyka Fr. Amfilohije's enthronement moved to the See of Metropolitanate of Montenegro Paris and became a professor at the Coastlands took place[[St. His complete title is Metropolitan of Montenegro Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Theological Institute]]. Returning to Yugoslavia in 1976, he became a lecturer, and then professor in the Coastlands, Zetsko-Brdo chair of Orthodox Pedagogy and Skenderije and Exarch the Methodology of Teaching of the Holy Throne Theological Faculty of Pecthe Serbian Orthodox Church in Belgrade.
Metropolitan In May 1985, he was appointed [[Bishop]] of Banat. On [[December 30]], 1991, Vladyka Amfilohije has mastered was enthroned to the [[See]] of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Coastlands. Metr. Amfilohije is fluent in the Greek, Russian, Italian, German , and French languages, and is the author of an entire series of theological works, occupies . He continues to occupy himself with translating activity. His works have been published in Serbian and Greek. Vladyka is a member of the Union of Writers of Serbia and Montenegro. He is known as an active, social activist.
{{succession|
before=Danilo|
title=Metropolitan of Montenegro and LitoralLittoral|
years=1991-present|
after= Incumbent—}}
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==Source==
*[http://orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/serbia/current.htm#amphilohije_metr Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
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