Joseph of Kumanovo and Osogovo

Dr. Joseph Pејоvsky (Macedonian: Јосиф Пејовски) is the first and current Metropolitan bishop of the Diocese of Kumanovo and Osogovo of the Macedonian Orthodox Church.[1][2]

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Joseph

Metropolitan of Kumanovo and Osogovo
ChurchMacedonian
ProvinceKumanovo, Kriva Palanka, Kratovo
MetropolisKumanovo
DioceseKumanovo and Osogovo
SeeSkopje
ElectedSeptember 17, 2013
InstalledOctober 10, 2013
Predecessornone (Kiril as Metropolitan of Diocese of Polog and Kumanovo)
Successorincumbent
Personal details
Born1977
Coat of arms of Prilep Municipality.svg Prilep
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
NationalityMacedonian
DenominationCross of the Russian Orthodox Church 01.svg Eastern Orthodoxy
ResidenceCoat of arms of Kumanovo Municipality.svg Kumanovo
OccupationMetropolitan of MOC-OA
Alma materSkopje University

Early lifeEdit

FamilyEdit

SchoolingEdit

Metropolitan Josif in 1995 enrolled at the Faculty of Theology “St Clement of Ohrid” in Skopje, where in 2000 earned a bachelor's degree with thesis topic “The Icons in the History of the Church”. In 2009, he completed his doctoral studies dissertation with the topic “Dogmatic-theological doctrine of hesychasm in the works of St John Climacus , St Symeon the New Theologian, and Gregory Palamas”.

Life in the ChurchEdit

Episcopal MinistryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Митрополит". josif.mk.
  2. ^ "Metropolitan". koe.mk.

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Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Kiril
as Metropolitan of Polog and Kumanovo
Metropolitan of Kumanovo and Osogovo
2013–present
Incumbent