The elected Bishop David (Perovic) of Krusevac was born on July 17, 1953 in Djurakovac, in Metohija (Diocese of Raska-Prizren). The primary school he attended in Istok, Djurakovac and Pec. The grammar school he finished in Pec (1972).
He studied literature at the Philological Faculty in Belgrade, and also Film and TV Directing at the Academy for theatre, film and television in Belgrade (1972-1976). He studied Theology at the Theological Faculty of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Belgrade (1977-1983).
He became a monk at the Imperial Laura of Visoki Decani (1983). He lectured as a assistant teacher in seminaries of St. Three Hierarchs in Krka, and Sts. brothers Cyril and Methodius in Prizren (1983-1989).
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on St. Sava's Day, January 27/14, will serve the Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava's Memorial Cathedral in Vrachar beginning at 9 am.
Let us sing with love
To Saint Sava.
Serb churches and schools
Serb pride-protector of schools
Good shepherd, St. Sava,
Let us praise Him, O Serbs
Let us sing His hymn thrice!
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended on November 27, 2010 a conctitutive session of the Assembly of the Conference of the Universities of Serbia in the House of the National Assembly in Belgrade. The ceremony was also attended by Mr. Boris Tadic, President of the Republic of Serbia and Mr. Zarko Obradovic, Minister of Education.
His Beatitude the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece Christodoulos, head of the Greek Orthodox Church passed away at the age of 69, on the 28th of January, at 6 o' clock in the morning (Greek time). Following a seven months battle with cancer, he died at his residence.
The funeral service will be officiated at the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral on Thursday, at 10 o' clock. The mortal remains of the late Archbishop will then be buried at the 1st Athens Cemetary with full honors of Head of State.
Representatives of all Orthodox Churches are expected to attend the funeral service. Very Rt. Rev. Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije will represent the Serbian Orthodox Church, while the Ohrid Archiepiscopy will be represented by the Archbishop of Ohrid and the Metropoly of Skoplje, Jovan.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Herman, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, sent a message of prayerful support to His Holiness, Patriarch Pavle of Serbia in light of the recent intensification of attacks against the Serbian Orthodox faithful in Kosovo and Metohija.