Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Paschal Encyclical 2020

Church of Serbia - 17/4/2020 The Serbian Orthodox Church to her spiritual children at Pascha, 2020 +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 ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije Detained by Montenegrian Police

Church of Serbia - 13/4/2020 “Arresting of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije for informative questioning must be condemned without any exception”,  said protopresbyter Gojko Perovic, principal of the Orthodox Seminary of St Peter of Cetinje in his speech on radio “Svetigora”. Father Gojko says that it is not clear ...

A Great Procession in Vienna regarding the situation in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 10/3/2020 The procession was led by His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria and Switzerland and followed by the clergy of Vienna. On Sunday of Orthodoxy, 8 March 2020 in Vienna a procession in support to the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro was held. In the procession, icons were carried, according to the ancient ...

Loznica: The Prayer of Supplication for Protection of Serbian people and their shrines in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 1/3/2020 In the organization of the Old Loznica Church Community, the congregation gathered at the Church of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos in Loznica, on 27th February 2020, thus expressing their protest over the adoption of the Law on Freedom of Religion in Montenegro. At first, a prayer of supplication to God ...

Ukrainian Metropolitan Onuphrius Headed a Cross Procession in Podgorica

Church of Serbia - 1/3/2020 His Beatitude Onuphrius, Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine, arrived at the capital city of Montenegro, Podgorica, on 27 February 2020, starting thereby his friendly visit to the Serbian Church in Montenegro and its Metropolitanatae of Montenegro-Littoral. The high church dignitary, His Beatitude Onuphrius was welcome in front of the Podgorica Cathedral ...

Twenty Thousand Faithful in a Cross-Procession at Plejvlja – Montenegro

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Church of Serbia - Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral - 25/2/2020 A magnificent procession of the faithful led by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije and His Grace Atanasije Even the cold weather on the 22nd of February 2020 could not hinder the congregation of Pljevlja to gather at the Church of Venerable Mother Parasceva, where the procession set ...

Ten Thousand Citizens of Pljevlja in the 18th Procession

Church of Serbia - 11/2/2020 In Pljevlje on 6 February 2020 for the 18th time, there was a prayerful procession of faithful people who express their dissatisfaction and protest over the adoption of the unjust Law on Freedom of Religion, passed late last year in the Parliament of Montenegro. At first, there was a prayer of supplication ...

Statement of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) on the Situation in Montenegro

I.A.O - 23/1/2020 The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) has issued the following statement:  STATEMENT The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) has been following with growing concern the developments in Montenegro in relation to the property belonging to the local Orthodox Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral under Metropolitan Bishop Amphilochius. The self-evident jurisdiction the Parliament in the Republic ...

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 ...