Montenegro's top Orthodox Christian cleric dies from coronavirus

30 Oct 2020 / 16:44 H.

    PODGORICA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Metropolitan Amfilohije Radovic, the top cleric of the powerful Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro, has died from a COVID-19 infection, his office said on Friday.

    Radovic, 82, a fervent Serb nationalist who also wielded major political influence, was diagnosed with the coronavirus on Oct. 6 and had been hospitalised in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica since then. (Reporting by Aleksandar Vasovic; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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