- Created on 16 November 2009
Patriarch Pavle I, the leader of the 8-million member Orthodox Church of Serbia, has died at the age of 95. A critic of the government of Slobodan Milosevic and of Kosovo’s recent independence from Serbia, Patriarch Pavle was named a bishop in 1957 and elected patriarch in 1990. The Serbian government has announced three days of national mourning.
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- Patriarch of Serbian Orthodox Church Dies (Vatican Radio)
- Serbian Orthodox patriarch dies (BBC)
- Patriarch Pavle of Serbia (Wikipedia)
- The Orthodox Church of Serbia (CNEWA)