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 ...

Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church April – May 2018

Church of Serbia - 14/5/18 The public communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from their regular meeting held at the Patriarchate of Pec monastery and Belgrade April 29 – May 10, 2018.  The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on April 29, 2018 at ...

New Monastery for Serbian Orthodox Church in Guatemala

Church of Serbia - 12/12/17 His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of South-Central America, paying a canonical visitation to this Diocese,arrived to the monastery of Holy Trinity in Guatemala on 5 November 2017. His Eminence was welcomed by abbess of the monastery mother Ines with the sisterhood, protopresbiter-staurophor Alexios Pena Alfaro, ...

Saint Peter of Cetinje

Church of Serbia - 2/11/17 Saint Peter was born in Njegushi, Montenegro on April 1, 1747. He was tonsured a monk and ordained to the diaconate when he was only seventeen. He accompanied his uncle Bishop Basil to Russia the following year in order to study there. His uncle died within a year after arriving in ...

Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica

Church of Serbia - 25/7/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at New Gracanica Monastery on 22 July 2017. The service was prayerfully attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America. After the Liturgy, His Holiness Irinej served a memorial service ...

Press Release of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference

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Church of Serbia - June 2017 The fifth meeting of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference was held at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, Montenegro, on Wednesday the 7th  and on Thursday the 8th of June 2017, the task of  task was to jointly consider ...

THOUSANDS JOIN PILGRIMAGE PROCESSION IN MONTENEGRO TO CELEBRATE ST. BASIL OF OSTROG

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/5/17 The annual procession to Ostrog Monastery, near the town of Niksic, Montenegro, began on Wednesday, culminating in the liturgical celebrations in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog today. Around 2,000 people began the 25-mile trek from the capital of Podgorica on Wednesday, being joined by thousands more throughout the night and on Thursday, ...

SERBS IN MONTENEGRO LOOK TO ERECT MONUMENT TO TSAR NICHOLAS II

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 The Serb National Council (SNC) which unites Serbs from throughout Montenegro has filed a petition to erect a monument to the last Russian emperor in the old royal capital city of Cetinje. The monument would serve as a symbol of gratitude for the Russian Tsars’ many centuries of assistance to Slavic people, ...

Report from the meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - April 2017 The theme of the meeting was The attitude of Archbishop Stepinac towards the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1941 to 1945. The fourth meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church was held at the Bishop's Palace in Pozega, Croatia, on the 20th and 21st ...

Hierarchal Liturgy in Monastery Ostrog- Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 4/4/17 On the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent, on the 2nd of April 2017, Divine Liturgy was concelebated by  Bishop Emeritus Atanasije of Zaholm and Herzegovina and Bishop Jovan of Pakrac, Slavonia, in the Upper  Ostrog Monastery. The Fifth Sunday dedicated to Venerable Mary of Egypt was prayerfully marked in the Church of ...

Monastic assembly from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro-Littoral

Church of Serbia - 1/4/17 An assembly of male monasticism from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral was held in the Cetinje monastery on 29 March 2017. The assembly began with the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts officiated by Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije. Besides the monks, the Liturgy ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop Kiril on an archpastoral visit in Latin America

Church of Serbia - 9/12/16 The hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Vicar Bishop Kiril of Dioclea have been in Latin America since 23 November 2016. - Reception by the Mayor of Resistencia, province Chaco, in Argentina, Mr. Jorge Kapitanich. During this meeting a contract was signed concerning ...

METROPOLITAN AMFILOHIJE: NATO IS FLOODING EUROPE AND THE WHOLE WORLD WITH BLOOD

Pravoslavie.ru - 2/11/16 Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral has once again expressed his opinion on the closer relations between NATO and Montenegro. In his speech delivered during the consecration of the church of Hieromartyr Athenogenes and the celebrations dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Battle of Vucji Do, the hierarch shared his position on the current ...

Saint Athenogenes Church consecrated at Vucji Dol – Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 1/11/16 The Church of Saint Athenogenes on Vucji Dol was consecrated solemnly and conciliarly on the feast-day of Martyr Longinos the Captain, on Saturday, 29 October 2016. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral; Their Graces Bishops Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Kirilo of Dioclea and ...

Montenegrin Schismatics Intensify their Activities after Djukanovic Party’s Victory

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Daniel Bodnar - OCP News Service- 27/10/16 Contrary to the Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, who do not accept any state interference in church affairs, disowned Archbishop Michael' (secular Miras Dedeic) is once again trying to put religion in the service of politicians. Thus, he follows the Roman Catholic pattern of ...

INAUGURATION OF CHURCH DEDICATED TO ST JOHN VLADIMIR IN BAR – MONTENEGRO

Jerusalem Patriarchate - September 2016 On Sunday, the 12th/25th of September 2016, the church dedicated to St John Vladimir, who suffered a martyr’s death in 1017, was officially inaugurated. The ceremony coincided with the 1000th anniversary of the death of St John. The church was constructed upon the inspiration, supervision and care of Metropolitan Amfilohije Radovic ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS THE CHURCH OF SERBIA-MONTENEGRO

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 29/9/16 On Friday, the 10th/23rd of September 2016, His Beatitude the Patriarch of Jerusalem began His visit to Serbia-Montenegro, accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, Archbishop Makarios of Qatar and Archdeacon Markos, departing from Ben Gurion airport via El Al airlines. The Patriarch responded to the invitation of H.B. Patriarch Irinej ...

Consecration of Bishop-Elect Kiril of Dioclea

Church of Serbia - 28/7/16 The consecration of Archimandrite MSc Kiril Bojovic, Bishop Electus of Dioclea, will be performed at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica on Sunday, July 31st, 2016. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, will officiate the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy together with many Hierarchs of the Serbian Church beginning at 8 ...

METROPOLITAN AMFILOHIJE OF MONTENEGRO AND LITORAL DID NOT SIGN CONTROVERSIAL DOCUMENT AT CRETE

Cetinje - Pravoslavie.ru- July 2016 Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and Litoral has stated that he did not sign the document “Relations of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World” adopted during the work of the Council held on Crete June 18-26, 2016. The bishop spoke about it on the program “Living Truth” of the Montenegro ...

Communique of the Holy Assembly of Serbain Bishops

Church of Serbia- May 2016 Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held in Belgrade May 14-25, 2016 The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began at the Patriarchate of Pec monastery with the joint serving of the holy hierarchical Divine Liturgy and the invocation of ...

BISHOP JOANIKIJE: FOR THE SAKE OF NATO PROPAGANDA THE AUTHORITIES BURY VICTIMS IN OBLIVION

Pravoslavie.ru - April 2016 A rally dedicated to the seventeenth anniversary of the NATO aggression against Yugoslavia was held in Podgorica to the sound of sirens and shots of a newsreel. Several thousands gathered on the main square of the Montenegrin capital for the occasion. Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja-Niksic, together with the clergy, prayed for the repose of ...