Kiril of Polog and Kumanovo

Kiril, birth name Nikola Popovski (Macedonian Cyrillic: Никола Поповски), was Metropolitan bishop of the no longer existing Diocese of Polog and Kumanovo of Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric.

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Kiril
Metropolitan of Polog and Kumanovo
ChurchMacedonian
DiocesePolog and Kumanovo
SeeSkopje
Installed1971
Quashed2013
Predecessorunknown
SuccessorJoseph of Kumanovo and Osogovo
Joseph of Tetovo and Gostivar
Personal details
Born1934
Carev Dvor, Coat of arms of Resen Municipality.svg Resen
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (present-day North Macedonia)
Died2013[1]
Skopje
North Macedonia Macedonia (present-day North Macedonia)
BuriedMonastery in Deljadrovci,[2] Skopje, North Macedonia
NationalityMacedonian
DenominationCross of the Russian Orthodox Church 01.svg Eastern Orthodoxy
ResidenceCoat of arms of Skopje.svg Skopje
OccupationMetropolitan of MPC-OA
The Macedonian Cross.

EducationEdit

Kiril completed primary education in his native village and Theological Seminary in Prizren, in present Kosovo. In 1965 he enrolled in the Moscow Spiritual Academy, but after two years of study he came back to Macedonia and completed his studies at the Theological faculty "St. Clement of Ohrid" in Skopje.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Condolences to the Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia, H.H. Stefan on the death of Bishop Kiril". Archived from the original on 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2014-08-26.
  2. ^ ">Mactel - Macedonian Business Web Directory - Online Business Listings - mactel.com.au". mactel.com.au. Archived from the original on 2014-08-10. Retrieved 2014-08-26.

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Eastern Orthodox Church titles
New title Metropolitan of Polog and Kumanovo
1971–2013
Succeeded by