Prayer of Supplication at the beginning of the New Year in front of Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar

Church of Serbia - 18/1/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served a prayer of supplication (moleben) and sent prayers for the salvation of the people in Montenegro, Kosovo and Metohija and all Serbian places on the plateau in front of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Vracar on 13 January 2020 (phоto gallery). The Patriarch was ...

28. Jun NGO Delivers Christmas Presents to Hundreds of Serbian Children in Montenegro and Krajina

28. Jun NGO - 18/1/2020 With your help, we came through for the children! Our volunteers delivered Christmas presents to hundreds of Serbian children in Montenegro and Krajina in addition to our previous gift giveaways in Serbia. We have two deliveries left — to Bosansko Grahovo and to my hometown of Kljuc, in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Often neglected, as it lies ...

Serbian Patriarchal Nativity Encyclical 2019

Church of Serbia - 6/1/2020 The Serbian Orthodox Church to her spiritual children at Christmas, 2019 +IRINEJ By the Grace of God Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, to all the clergy, monastics, and all the sons and daughters of our Holy Church: grace, mercy, ...

OCP Secretariat Slams Anti-Church Law in Montenegro

OCP News Service - 4/1/2020 Global: The Secretariat of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) slammed the new anti-Church Law adopted by the Government of Montenegro. George Alexander, Secretary stated that the current law is terrible discrimination against the Serbian Orthodox Church. This is part of an ongoing war against Orthodoxy, he added. Earlier, a letter of ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: Churches Belong to the People, Not to the Ungodly Ones!

Church of Serbia - 3/1/2020 His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, and Their Graces Bishops Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Atanasije of Mileseva, Dimitrije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and retired Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina celebrated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy with the prayerful participation of many faithful believers at Holy Apostolic Church in Podgorica on Sunday, December 29, ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Appeals for Ending the Terror over the Church and the People in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 3/1/2020 The appeal of Serbian Patriarch Irinej for ending the terror over the Church and the people in Montenegro. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej calls on the Montenegrin state authorities, especially members of the Ministry of the Interior, to immediately end the brutal terror over the Serbian Orthodox Church, its clergy and its ...

Serbian Church Slams ‘Proposed Law on Religion’ in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 27/12/2019 Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church As regards the latest developments in Montenegro relating to the announced adoption of the draft Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Legal Status of Religious Communities, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church hereby expresses its support ...

A Great Jubilee of the Serbian Church Celebrated in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2019 On the occasion of the jubilee of 800 years of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church and 1500 years of the existence of the monastery of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Podlastva, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy hierarchal Liturgy on September 28, 2019, and ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej “Religion in Montenegro is alive and it is a great encouragement and joy for the whole of Serbia”

  Church of Serbia - 2/10/19 Our faith is alive in Montenegro and it is a great encouragement and joy for the whole of Serbia, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej said at the festive academy in the courtyard of Podlastva Monastery while celebrating the 800 years of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the 1500 ...

Restored Complex of the Orahovo Monastery Consecrated

Church of Serbia - 21/8/19 His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Orahovo Monastery on 17 August 2019. On this occasion the Hierarch consecrated the restored monastery complex and a new  road that leads to the ancient shrine in Crmnica, while he promoted the ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Situation in Montenegro

Patriarchia.ru - 7/8/19 The statement was adopted at the session of the Holy Synod on July 9, 2019 (min. 71). The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses profound concern over the worsening situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate in the territory of Montenegro where during several years the unity of Orthodoxy has been suffering from ...

COMMUNIQUÉ of the 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the US

Church of Serbia - 29/7/19 COMMUNIQUÉ 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States of America, July 13-16, 2019. 800 Years of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church: Endowed by God, Treasured by the People The hierarchs, clergy and delegates representing parishes and diocesan bodies from the three Dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

28. Jun NGO Responds to Religious Discrimination Against Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

28 Jun NGO - 9/7/19 28. Jun is concerned by the escalation of religious discrimination by the Montenegrin government against the Serbian Orthodox Church in the country. For the past half decade, the Serbian Orthodox Church has been a reliable humanitarian partner and we are worried that a continued crackdown will impair our ability to help ...

MASS SERVICE HELD IN MONTENEGRO IN DEFENSE OF SERBIAN CHURCH

Orthochristian.com - 19/6/19 Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, on Saturday to show their support for the rights of the canonical Serbian Church and to pray to God to help protect the Church there. The parishioners gathered at the call of His Eminence ...

The life of St. Mardarije of Libertyville

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Church of Serbia - 14/12/18 Born in the village of Kornet, Ljesani County, in Montenegro, on November 2, 1889, to pious parents Petar and Jela Uskokovic, he was baptized in his village church dedicated to St. George and received his baptismal name Ivan. His mother was from the well-known Bozovic family. Both of his parents were well ...

Serbian Patriarch: I am delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch of Antioch

Church of Serbia - 15/10/18 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej said in an interview given for to the Montenegrin media in the Cetinje monastery that he was delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch Jovan X of Antioch and All-East. “I used to live here before 1969/1970 as a principal of the Ostrog monastery, ...

A Group of Albanians tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije to officiate Liturgy at Svach near Ulcinj

Church of Serbia - 10/7/18 A group of twenty Albanians yesterday tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral to serve the Holy Liturgy with priests and the faithful on the foundations of the church of Saint John the Baptist at Svach near Ulcinj. The group of twenty Albanians led by Haxhi Sulejmani, councilor of the ...

The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

Church of Serbia - 27/6/18 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of ...

Proclamation of Archimandrite Heruvim for Bishop of Osek Polje and Baranja

Church of Serbia - 12/6/18 In the Cathedral church in Dalj, Croatia, 9 June 2018, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch performed the solemn rite of proclamation of Bishop Electus of Osek Polje and Baranja, Archimandrite Heruvim, abbot of the monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Daljska Planina. The First Hierarch of ...

Saint Basil the Bishop of Ostrog

Church of Serbia - 14/5/18 Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk, was born of pious parents in the sixteenth century in the Popov district of Herzegovina. At the age of maturity he left his parental home and settled in the Trebinsk monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and became a monk. For his ...