Serbian Orthodox Church entrones its new leader with close government links

The new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church is enthroned in the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel in Belgrade. Porfirije, bishop of Zagreb and Ljubljana, succeeds patriarch Irinej who died of coronavirus in November at the age of 90. Porfirije is one of Serbia's youngest bishops known for his close ties to the Balkan country's political leaders.