Patriarchs, presidents at Edict of Milan celebrations

  Tanjug - 5/10/13 BELGRADE --  The celebrations of the 1,700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan will bring together seven heads of Orthodox Churches. They include Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Russian Patriarch Kirill. The final event to mark the anniversary will be held on Sunday in Serbia's southern town of Niš - the birthplace ...

Ninth anniversary of anti-Serb violence in Kosovo

Tanjug - 18/3/13 BELGRADE --  The Serbian government and the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) are today marking the ninth anniversary of pogrom in Kosovo. During the rampage, Albanian extremists and terrorists killed ten and expelled more than 4,000 Serbs, destroyed and burned 938 Serb houses and apartments and 35 Orthodox churches and monasteries in just three days. A ...

Patriarch: Serbs must return to Kosovo

18/3/13 BELGRADE --   The most important request of Serbia in all talks about Kosovo needs to be the return of Serbs, Serbian Patriarch Irinej has said. “One of the first steps and items in the talks, today and tomorrow, a condition and request we need to set is the return of a large number of Serbs to ...

Opening of the Edict of Milan in Niš

20/1/13 - Serbian Orthodox Church The celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Serbia officially began  on 17 January 2013, with the concert of the Sretenje monastery choir at the National Theater in Niš. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić, the President of the Republic of Serbia and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch addressed the ...