Seven centuries of Krupa Monastery in Dalmatia

Church of Serbia - 2/9/17 On the day when the Church celebrates the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, 28 August 2017, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop of Dalmatia, elected Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla Fotije;  Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, Bishop Jovan ...

Patriarch Irinej meets with Prime Minister Vucic

On October 15 2015, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch talked with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic at the seat of the Government of Serbia in Belgrade. Prime Minister discussed with the Patriarch about European Union and Kosovo and Metohija, Tanjug reports. The meeting was attended by Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Bishop Jovan ...

Recognition to Bishop Jovan of Nis

Church of Serbia On Sunday, March 1st, 2015, in the solemn hall of the Saint Sava Centre in Nis, Serbia, a regular session of the Association of creators of the city of Nis was held, during which His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis was proclaimed a member of honour of this Association. The ceremony was opened ...

Bishop Jovan : Historiography of the Holocaust in Yugoslavia

Church of Serbia - 28/2/15 In the beginning of this year the Institue for Theological Research of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology and the Faculty of Security published in English a book whose author is Bishop Jovan (Culibrk) of Pakrac-Slavonia - Historiography of the Holocaust in Yugoslavia. The same book already appeared in Serbian translation by ...

The Meeting of the Lord and the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbi

Church of Serbia - 21/2/15 The feast day of the Meeting of the Lord and the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia also this 2015 was solemnly celebrated in the historical place of Orasac, from where more than two centuries ago the uprising of the Serbian people and the creation of the Serbian statehood began. The ...

Biography of Bishop Electus Jovan of Slavonia

Church of Serbia - 22/7/14 New Elected Bishop Jovan (Culibrk) was born on April 16, 1965 in Zenica. He finished a high school and the grammar school in (Bosanska) Gradiska. He studied South-Slavic languages and literatures at the universities in Banja Luka and Zagreb, where he graduated at the Department for stylestics with a work on ...

Biography of new-elected Bishop of Toplica Archimandrite Arsenije (Glavcic)

Church of Serbia - July 2014 The new-elected Bishop of Toplica Arseny (Glavcic), Vicar Bishop of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, was born on March 10, 1978 in Vrsac, as Milomir Glavcic. He finished primary school in his birthplace in 1993, and from there, upon the blessing of the then Bishop Hrizostom (Stolic) of Banat, attended the Seminary ...

Patron Saint-Day of the Patriarchate chapel of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

Serbian Church - March 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-Day of the chapel, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis concelebrated to His Holiness in the presence of Their Graces Bishops Lavrentije of Sabac, Joanikije ...

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra

December 2013 On the feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch – administrator of the Diocese of Slavonia, with the concelebration of all clergymen of the Diocese of Slavonia celebrated Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Pakra, which observes this feast as ...

Side chapel consecrated at General Staff

21/10/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with the concelebration of Bishop Porfirije of Jegar, Bishop in charge of the religious service in the Army, and Bishop Jovan of Lipljan, and in the presence of the chief of Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces General Ljubisa Dikovic, performed the great consecration of the liturgical area at the ...

Saint Lazarus gatherings in the Diocese of Nis

5/7/13 Marking of the feast-day of Saint Prince Lazar of Kosovo and all holy martyrs of Serbia in the Diocese of Nis began with a festal Vigil celebrated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis at the Cathedral church of Nis. The feast-day was crowned with the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for all who had ...

The Holy Synod Of Serbian Orthodox Church Named New Bishops

3/6/13 BELGRADE – On the last day of the Holy Synod of Serbian Orthodox Church the Synod of Bishops has appointed bishops for the vacancy spots, reported RTS. Two dioceses have been filled, and others, out of important practical reasons, are still led by administrators. The retired bishop Vasilije Kacavenda has been replaced by bishop of Bihac and ...

Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis

1/4/13 - Serbian Orthodox Church In the first week of the Great Lent, also called the Sunday of Orthodoxy because we remember the triumph of the Orthodox Church over the iconoclasts, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church in Nis. The clergy of the Cathedral church concelebrated to the ...

Visit of German Ambassador to Diocese of Nis

18/3/13 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis met with His Excellency Heinz Wilhelm, the ambassador of Germany in Serbia on 15 March 2013 at the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis. During the one-hour cordial talk they exchanged important views on history of the Church, the significance of the diocese of Nis in history and today ...

Saint Simeon the Myrhh-Gusher solemnly celebrated at Studenica monastery

  1/3/13 Serbian Orthodox Church In attendance of  a great  number of the faithful of the area of Studenica, the feast day of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher – Patron Saint-day of the small church within the Studenica monastery – was solemnly marked with the Divine Liturgy. His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia, bishop administrator of Zica, served with ...

Forty-day Memorial Service for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica

Serbian Orthodox Church On Saturday, 26 January 2013, on the feast of the Apodosis of Theophany, the forty day memorial for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica of blessed repose was served at the monastery of Rujan. Bishop Jovan of Sumadia, Administrator of the Diocese of Zica, celebrated the Divine Liturgy along with Bishop David ...

Christianity in Niš Throughout Centuries

20/1/13 - Serbian Orthodox Church The exhibition entitled Christianity in Niš throughout Centuries was opened at the Synagogue gallery in Niš on 10 January 2013. Besides the high dignitaries of the city of Niš, there was also present His Grace Bishop Jovan of Niš, who delivered the welcome speech. Source:  

Conference “Social Protection in Rural Areas – Possibilities and Challenges“

22/12/12 Philanthropy, The Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church organized a conference “Social Protection in Rural Areas – Possibilities and Challenges” on 13 December 2012, the day of Saint Andrew the First called Apostle. The Conference was organized in the St. Sava Hall in Nis, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis. ...

NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

15/10/2012 Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, visited  with KFOR Commander Folker Halbauer Stauropegial Laura of the Patriarchate of Pec in Metohija on Thursday, October 11, 2012 . Admiral Stavridis was welcomed by His Grace Kyr Jovan, Bishop of Lipljan, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, who informed him about the treasure of the ...

Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava

17/8/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church By the suggestion of His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zica, Right Reverend Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic was awarded with the order of Saint Sava. On the feast day of the Transfer of Relics of Saint hieromartyr Archdeacon Stephen the Divine Liturgy ,in the monastery of Zica, was served by His Grace Bishop Hrizostom ...

Freedom House: Macedonia worse than Kosovo in regard to the freedom of the press

5/5/2012 In the latest Freedom House reports on the freedom of the press, our homeland remains rated as a “partly free” country, while the latest marks show its significant downgrade, and this time are classifying it as the country with the lowest level of freedom of the press in comparison to, for example, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia, ...