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Serbia's Orthodox Patriarch goes into isolation after coronavirus contact

PorfirijeBELGRADE (Reuters) - Patriarch Porfirije, the head of Serbia’s influential Orthodox Church, went into isolation on Wednesday after coming into contact with a priest infected with COVID-19, his office said on Wednesday.

Porfirije, 59, Serbia’s 46th Patriarch, was enthroned only last month after his predecessor Irinej died in November from COVID-19.

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