SERBIAN CHURCH REPORTEDLY BEWILDERED BY DECISION OF BULGARIAN CHURCH REGARDING MACEDONIAN CHURCH

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Orthochristian.com - 14/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has reportedly expressed his bewilderment at the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s (BOC) decision to present the case for the canonicity and autocephaly of the schismatic Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC) to the other canonical Local Orthodox Churches. The decision has caused anxiety among the Serbian hierarchy, according to the Bulgarian ...

The representative of the schismatic Macedonian Orthodox Church, protodeacon Dimitar Belcovski, gave false statements against Archbishop Jovan and the members of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric

Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric  ( Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate) - April 2016 On April 21 another hearing in the politically rigged court process against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, the bishops Marko of Bregalnica and David of Stobi, as well as against the clergy, monastics and the believers of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, took place. On ...

The Public Prosecutor did not appear on the scheduled trial of Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid

November 2015 - Ohrid Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate  Macedonia: The court hearing for the latest politically motivated and rigged state persecution against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid, two Bishops, priests, monastics and members of the canonical Church, the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, was scheduled for November 2, 2015. The court hearing was scheduled after the Supreme Court, with serious ...

Macedonia under fire for jailed Serbian archbishop

Timothy Fowler - 6/8/13 International church and human rights bodies are calling on the government of Macedonia to release a Serbian Orthodox archbishop from jail. They believe the charges against the bishop are not based in fact, but on an ecclesiastical dispute with the breakaway Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC). Since 2003 Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid has been imprisoned six ...

The court process against Archbishop Jovan, Bishops, monastics and faithful people of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric has ended

24/6/13 In the Court of First Instance Skopje I, in Skopje, the politically staged court process against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid, the Bishops: Marko of Bregalnica and David of Stobi, against the monastics and the faithful people of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric has ended. The court process has undoubtedly shown that it is a case of state ...

The court process postponed again! The health state of Archbishop Jovan deteriorated

April 2013 Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric On April 26 the current year, the politically motivated court hearing against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid, the rest of the Bishops, monastics and faithful people of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, was once again postponed! The last court hearing of this process was held on December 11, last year, and since then, ...

Prosecution of Archbishop Jovan and the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric persists

  1/12/2012 The representative of the schismatic MOC, Vanco Umlenski, stated before the court that the request for prosecution of Archbishop Jovan and the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric persists. On November 28, 2012, in the Court of First Instance in Skopje was held the new, politically staged court hearing against the persecuted Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and against the ...

MOC welcomes proposal for talks with SPC

TANJUG 1/11/2012 SKOPJE -- The Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC) has reacted to Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić's proposal for resolving a dispute with the Serbian Orthodox Church. In a statement, the MOC Synod said that they expected the proposal "to lead toward the resumption of the suspended dialogue between the churches". After a week-long analysis, the Macedonian Church welcomed President ...

Inauguration of the MOC Publications Office Complex

4/3/2011 Indian Orthodox Church Indian/Kerala/Kottayam: MOC Publications, the official publications of the Indian Orthodox Church has a new Office Complex at Kottayam. The new building comlex was blessed and inaugurated by Catholicos Baselius Marthoma Paulose II. Fr Dr K M George (Principal of Orthodox Theological Seminary), Fr T J Josua and several other dignitaries attended ...

Macedonian Church Against any Name Change

3/10/2010 The Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church HH Stefan expects the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to help in resolving dispute between Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC) and Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC). In Stip where Church – National Gathering on the occasion of the Holiday of the Macedonian Saints took place, Stefan commented the statement of the Patriarch Bartholomew ...