Monday, June 20, 2011

SPC shall not invite Pope to come to Nis

June 20, 2011 Featured News

Tanjug, N. Vlačo 07. 06. 2011 The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) most likely shall not invite the Pope Benedict XVI to attend the celebration of 1,700 years of the Edict of Milan in the Town of Nis in 2013 since the Synod had not agreed about that, Tanjug was told at the Patriarchy in Belgrade. […]

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Churches given Heritage Lottery Fund grants for Repair

June 20, 2011 News
The Serbian Orthodox Church of St George in Leicester is among those to benefit

19/6/2011 United Kingdom Almost £700,000 is to be spent carrying out urgent repairs to some of the East Midlands’ most important Grade II-listed churches. Buildings including the Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in Nottingham and the Serbian Orthodox Church of St George, Leicester, will benefit. The grants, from the Heritage Lottery Fund, will […]

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Orthodox church in Azerbaijan against Politicization of Religion

June 20, 2011 News

Interfax-Azerbaijan 16/6/2011 ‘It is unacceptable to use religion for political purposes’. The remarks came from head of the Baku-Azerbaijan diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, Father Alexander on Wednesdayin celebrations of anniversary of Imam Ali and also National Salvation Day marked in Azerbaijan on 15 June. “In recent years, religious leaders worldwide, including in former […]

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Kairat Mami met with Metropolitan of Astana and Kazakhstan Archbishop Alexander

June 20, 2011 News

20.06.2011 Orthodox Church in Kazakhstan Speaker of the Senate of Kazakhstan, Head of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Kairat Mami has met with Metropolitan of Astana and Kazakhstan Archbishop Alexander today. The Metropolitan is taking part in the 10th session of the Secretariat, the press service of the […]

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Ilia II says Karekin II “too young and inexperienced”

June 20, 2011 News

19/6/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net – Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II said that the Georgian Church is “open for everyone but it will not allow suppression of the Georgian people and state.” When commenting on the recent visit of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia, Ilia II said that “Karekin […]

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Russian Church presents liturgical language reform Project

June 20, 2011 Featured News

20/06/2011 MOSCOW,(RIA Novosti) The Russian Orthodox Church is preparing for a reform of its liturgical language, and a draft document on the role of Church Slavonic in modern church life has been circulated among dioceses and is available for discussion on the internet. “Church Slavonic is a very important means to keep unity and traditions […]

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Sobyanin Bans Construction of Orthodox Church

June 20, 2011 News

The Moscow Times 20/6/2011 Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has banned construction of a Russian Orthodox church in a northwest Moscow suburb where residents said they would rather keep a children’s playground. Church officials had obtained permission to build the church in Moskvoretsky Park in the Strogino district in 2003 but faced opposition from local residents, Moskovskiye […]

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Orthodox faith in jeopardy in Middle East – Metropolitan Hilarion

June 20, 2011 News

Moscow, June 20, Interfax – The Moscow Patriarchate has expressed concerns about the situation of Orthodox Churches in the Middle East. “The escalation of Christianophobia in some countries of the Middle East may lead to serious consequences for the Orthodox faith, jeopardizing the life of parishioners of old local Churches and depriving them of their […]

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Memorial service for 6000 Serbian victims of the Ustasha “Black legion”

June 20, 2011 Featured News

20/6/2011 In Stari Brod, which is administratively belongs to Rogatica, 15 km along the Drina canyon below Visegrad, on Saturday June 18, 2011, the memorial service was held for 6000 Serbs who were in spring 1942 killed by the members of the notorious Ustasha regiment “Black Legion”, then foundations, cross and bells of the …

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Metropolitan Amfilohije: Metropolitanate expects the State respects the centuries-long structure of the Church

June 20, 2011 News

17/6/2011 Serbian Church Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral said yesterday that the Mitropolitanate respects the independant state of Montenegro, but it is expecting that the state respects the centuries-long structure of the Church. Otherwise, justice will be sought in Brussels and Strasbourg. He indicated that the Church in Montenegro has been existed for […]

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