A Short Biography of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) – Bishop elect of Mohacs

Church of Serbia - 23/6/18 Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) was born on November 3, 1965 in Moscow, from father Milutin and mother Jelena Rogic. He lived in Belgrade, but, due to his father's diplomatic service, spent most of his childhood and youth abroad. In addition to Moscow, he lived in Beijing in China, Rangoon in Burma, Khartoum ...

Building spiritual bridges and new links between the Balkans and the rest of Europe

Church of Serbia - 6/6/18 The seventh day of the session of the General Assembly of the Conference of the European Churches, on 3 June 2018, passed in the sign of worship that was held in the morning in churches of Novi Sad and its suburbs, as well as in the procession held on the Quay. The ...

The Sunday of Orthodoxy liturgically celebrated in Novi Sad

Church of Serbia - March 2017 On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the 5th of March 2017, His Grace Bishop Irenej of Bachka celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Novi Sad, with the concelebration of the Cathedral brotherhood. In his arhchpastoral sermon Bishop Irinej said, among other thing: “Every Sunday is a feast-day as a ...

Commemoration rite to victims of the Novi Sad Raid

Church of Serbia The central program on the occasion of the marking of the 73rd anniversary of the Novi Sad Raid was held at the Quai of the Raid Victims at noon, on Friday, 23rd January, 2015. Representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the Serbian Armed Forces, the city of Novi Sad, the ...

Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad

On Monday, 20 January 2014, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated its Patron Saint-day by serving the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad The Bishop of Backa was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops: Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadija, David of Krusevac, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Porfirije of Jegar with thirteen presbyters ...

Meeting of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue in Novi Sad

8/9/13 The official regular session of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) to be held between 4-11 September 2013 in Novi Sad. Hosted by the Serbian Orthodox Church, this significant convention which summons more than 30  notable dignitaries, professors and theologians from both Churches is being held in a congress hall of the hotel Centar ...

Commemoration for victims of “Novi Sad Raid”

The 71st anniversary of the tragic event was marked at Quay of Raid victims in Novi Sad. On this place during the 1942 raid the soldiers of the Hungarian occupation army killed and threw under the ice of the Danube River several thousands citizens of Novi Sad from 21-23 January 1942. Serbian First Deputy Prime ...

All Orthodox Eucharistic Gathering in Novi Sad’s Cathedral church

Serbian Orthodox Church On Thursday, September 14/27, on the feast day of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, the participants of the conference Inter-Orthodox Network of Initiatives for Research of Religious and Destructive cults assembled at the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad. The Holy Liturgy was served by Bishop Irinej ...

Great Pan-Orthodox Conference held in Novi Sad

28/9/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church The Orthodox Diocese of Backa in Novi Sad from September 24-27, 2012 hosted the great and important Inter-Orthodox Conference - the fifth meeting of the Inter-Orthodox Network of Initiatives for Research of Religions and Destructive Cults. Upon the invitiation of His Grae Bishop Irinej of Backa, more than hundred theologists, professors, priests, psychologists, ...

Let’s keep God’s creation – let’s use the renewable energy sources

Serbian Church 3/2/2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday a group of young scientits - inovators Strawberry energy who deal with research and development of the renewable energy sources (solar energy, winds, termal waters...). The cooperation with " Strawberries" Svetosavsko Zvonce began last summer in the children's park Joy when the workshop for children on ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves commemoration for the victims of the Novi Sad Raid

24/1/2012 At the Quay of the Raid victims in Novi Sad near the Monument Families, organized by the Orthodox Diocese of Backa and the Jewish municipality of Novi Sad, on January 23, 2012, the prayerful commemoration for the citizens of our city who innocently suffered from the Hungarian occupation forces seventy years ago. Before several thousand citizens ...

Academy on the occasion of seventy years of the raid of Novi Sad

23/1/2012 The Orthodox Diocese of Backa continued prayerful marking of seventieth anniversary of Novi Sad-Sajkas Raid with appropriate academy Children of Immortality, which was held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 19h in the Great Hall of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad. After the Prayer of the Lord, which was chanted by the choir of ...

Restoration of the church of St. George – Slava of Novi Sad

Serbian Church 17/11/2011 On the day of the Patron Saint's Day of Novi Sad, the feast day of the Restoration of the church of Holy Great Martyr George, November 3/16, 2011 , the head of the Church of God in Novi Sad and Backa, His Grace Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa served the Divine Liturgy in ...

Azerbaijan to help build church and renovate Mosque

25/7/2011 The government of Azerbaijan will help complete an Orthodox Christian church in Novi Sad and renovate the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Serbia Eldar Hasanov has stated. The government of Azerbaijan will help complete an Orthodox Christian church in Novi Sad and renovate the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Serbia Eldar Hasanov ...

Painting led Serbs to last Balkans war Crimes Suspect

James Bone The Times 22/7/2011 AFTER seven years on the run, a cash-strapped Goran Hadzic was brought undone by a painting. The last war crimes suspect wanted by the UN tribunal in The Hague for atrocities in the Balkans bloodbath of the 1990s was arrested in Serbia on Wednesday. The leader of the breakaway Croatian Serb enclave of Krajina was ...

250 years of Cathedral Church in Sremski Karlovci

Serbian Church On Sunday, May 22 2011, on the day when the Serbian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrates the St. Nikolaos of Myra His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in Sremski Karlovci, with the concelebration of eleven bishops who gathered at the regular May session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, priests and ...

Patriarch Irinej awarded with “Captain Misa Anastastijevic” Award

14/4/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was awarded on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in a Great hall of Matica Srpska in Novi Sad the Captain Misa Anastasijevic award. In a group of 24 laureates besides His Holiness, the award in a form of a statuette of Captain Misa Anastasijevic, the work of academic sculptor ...

“Communist crimes not equal to Holocaust”

NOVI SAD -- Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Bishop Irinej says he is against any equating of the German Nazi crimes with those committed by communists in former Yugoslavia "Without justifying any execution without a trial, we cannot put an equation sign between that kind of terror and the Holocaust," the SPC dignitary told the Holocaust ...

Seminar on Holocaust held in Novi Sad

14/12/2010 Serbian Church On Tuesday, December 14, 2010, a second seminar on the Holocaust was held in the great hall of the provincial assembly in Novi Sad, organized by the Jewish Community of Novi Sad and the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem. Many teachers, religious teachers, professors of history, literature and philosophy, as well as students participated in the seminar. The seminar ...

Explanation of basic positions of traditional Churches and religious communities on anti-discrimination Bill

An essence of an initiative of the traditional Churches and religious communities is that the anti-discrimination Bill adjusts to the standards of the acts of the Council of Europe, the European Union and developed democracies. Traditional Churches and religious communities again, welcome the willingness of the Government to perfect the anti-discrimination ...