Appeal from Kosovo and Metohija by Bishop Teodosije

Church of Serbia - 28/7/18 Appeal from Kosovo and Metohija by bishop Teodosije - regarding the statements of some politicians about the partition of Kosovo as the final solution As a Bishop of Raška and Prizren and an Archpastor of the Orthodox Christians in the regions of Kosovo, Metohija and Raška, with tremendous pastoral and moral responsibility ...

Patron Saint-day of the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina

Church of Serbia - 25/12/16 Saint Nicholas has neither left this church which was burnt, nor has left Christians who have remained in Pristina. With restoration of this church we show that in these life conditions one may serve the Liturgy and praise the Lord, and by celebrating Liturgies each year we restore the life in ...

Sad scenes at the Orthodox Christian cemetery in Priština – a chapel turned into a public toilette, many graves overrun by weeds

Dioscese of Razka-Prizren - Church of Serbia- 15/10/16 On the occasion of a recent visit to the Serbian Orthodox communal cemetery in Priština, Fr. Saša Mitrović the local priest could see sad and disturbing scenes. Recently repaired and cleaned the cemetery chapel was turned into a public toilette and a garbage dump, many graves have been overrun ...

Prime Minister AleksandarVucic visited Banjska Monastery

Church of Serbia- April 2016 His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren along with abbot of the monastery protosyncellos Danilo and faithful welcomed the Prime Minister of the Government of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic at the Banjska Monastery on the 5th of April 2016 Following the tour around the church and the monastery compound, Bishop Teodosije addressed Prime Minister ...

Prince Charles visited the Cathedral church of Saint George in Prizren

Church of Serbia - March 2016 Serbian Orthodox Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and hegoumen of the Decani Monastery Archimandrite Sava, along with the clergy, students of the Prizren Theological Seminary and the faithful, welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at the Cathedral church of Holy Great Martyr George in Prizren on 19 March 2016. At ...

Representatives of United Nations visits Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia- November 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Kosovo and the chief of UNMIK Mr. Zahir Tanin at the Serbian Patriarchate on 4 November 2015. The meeting was attended by representative of UN Secretary General to Belgrade Mrs. Simona-Mirela Miculescu and members of ...

Bishop Teodosije visited Mr. Oliver Ivanović in the Mitrovica North Hospital and issued an Appeal to international representatives in Kosovo on his behalf

The Church of Serbia- August-September 2015 Bishop of Raška-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija Teodosije visited today Mr. Oliver Ivanović at the North Mitrovica hospital. Mr Ivanović has been refusing to take food in the last 15 days in his protest to the decision of the Court to deny his request to be released from prison pending the outcome ...

Appeal of Bishop Teodosije against attacks on property of Albanians and Goranis in Serbia

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COMMUNIQUE BY BISHOP TEODOSIJE OF RASKA AND PRIZREN As a Bishop of Raska and Prizren I would like to express my gravest concern on occasion of unfortunate events these days in Belgrade and other cities of Serbia in which the life and property of citizens of other ethnicity are endangered. Destruction of properties belonging to ethnic Albanians ...

One day after first graffiti new extremist graffiti on the gates of Decani Monastery – Bishop Teodosije requests the barbed wire fence

October 2014 - Serbian Orthodox Church of Kosovo 13th October 2014 NEW GRAFFITI ON THE GATES OF VISOKI DEČANI MONASTERY - BISHOP TEODOSIJE REQUESTS BARBED WIRE PROTECTION AROUND THE MONASTERY One day after the publishing of the news on the extremist graffiti in the area of Visoki Dečani Monastery the monks noticed new graffiti (UCK, ISIS, AKSH) on ...

Statement by Bishop Teodosije on occasion of the protests held in Kosovo Mitrovica

June - July 2014 - Church of Serbia 22/6/14: On the occasion of today’s Kosovo Albanian protests at the bridge towards North Mitrovica the Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Raška and Prizren Teodosije made a following statement: With deep concern and worry we have been following the latest developments in Kosovska Mitrovica and would like to take ...

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija: “It is our time and we must bear our cross till the end”

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija

April 2014 Report prepared for OCP News Service Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija of the Serbian Orthodox Church  interviewd by Artyom Mahakeev Artyom Mahakeev: Your Excellency, the year 1999 witnessed the terrible and tragic events the consequences of which we can still observe nowadays. The operation of the NATO forces laid the foundation to the occupation ...

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in Jerusalem

Seribian Church - 2014 Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren has undertaken a pilgrimage in the Holy Land, where he is going to participate in celebrations of the Feast of Resurrection of Christ. On Lazarus Saturday the Bishop visited Bethany, where he concelebrated to Patriarch Teophilos of Jerusalem during the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the church built on the ...

Memorial service for victims of March Pogrom

Church of Serbia - 19/3/14 Marking of the 10th anniversary of the March Pogrom began with the memorial service which was served by His Grace Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina yesterday, on 17 March 2014. After the memorial service for the Pogrom victims Bishop Teodosije also reminded of the suffered Orthodox churches, ...

First Vice President of the Government of Serbia visits Banjska Monastery

March 2014 The first Vice President of the Government of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic visited Banjska Monastery and talked with Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren. First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic announced yesterday, after having visited the monastery of Banjská near Zvečan, that the dialogue of Belgrade with the provisional authorities in Pristina would continue between 13 and ...

Two thirds of Kosovo-Metohija Serbs still in exile

2/3/14- InSerbia BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Kosovo-Metohija remains the mainstay of Serbian identity, although it is difficult to speak of normal church life with two thirds of SPC believers from the province still in exile, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija has said. “Thanks to God, our holy sites are as safe as ...

Church slava of Decani Monastery

Serbian Orthodox Church 29/5/2012 In the monastery of Decani the feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ was solemnly celebrated - the church slava of the monastery. The Holy Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the concelebration of 10 priests and in the presence of two hundred believers from Kosovo ...

Bishop Teodosije: Poor conditions for the return of Serbs to Prizren

Radio Serbia 12/5/2012 Prizren and other towns in southern and central Kosovo and Metohija are not safe for the return of Serbs yet, said the head of the Eparchy of Raska and Prizren within the Serbian Orthodox Church, Bishop Teodosije, on a visit to the partly renovated Church of St Saviour in Prizren. Prizren and other towns in ...

Solemn vesper service in Decani Monastery

28/11/2011 In the monastery of Decani this year's celebration of the donator's slava, St. King Stephen of Decani began with a feast day's vesper service which was served by Bishop Teodosije of Raska Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija and retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina. The vesper was attended by 200 monks, nuns and believers from many ...

Feast day of St. Teoktist, Serbian King Dragutin, solemnly celebrated in Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery near Novi Paza

15/11/2011 In the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi near Novi Pazar on November 12, 2011 the feast day of the donator and renovator of this sacred place - Holy Serbian King Dragutin, in monasticism monk Teoktist, was solemnly celebrated. Spiritual gathering began last evening when the heugomen of the monastery of Visoki Decani archimandrite Sava with the ...

Bishop Teodosije: Division of Kosmet a Bad Solution

Radio Serbia 14/11/2011 The Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Raska and Prizren, Teodosije, said a division of Kosmet would be a bad solution, as most Serbs and their religious sanctities are not in the north of the province. He said that, nevertheless, reality cannot ignored. The Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Raska and Prizren, Teodosije, said a division of Kosmet ...

Consecration of the restored church, ordination of nuns and first wedding after 12 Years

Serbian Church 26/9/2011 Restored old church in Djakovica today was consecrated and declared as the monastery of Ascension of the Most Holy Mother of God and a metochion of the monastery of Dechani. In a newly-proclaimed monastery today two old ladies (novices) were ordained nuns who had been living for years beside this church and in the ...