Patriarchs, presidents at Edict of Milan celebrations

  Tanjug - 5/10/13 BELGRADE --  The celebrations of the 1,700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan will bring together seven heads of Orthodox Churches. They include Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Russian Patriarch Kirill. The final event to mark the anniversary will be held on Sunday in Serbia's southern town of Niš - the birthplace ...

Patriarch and president meet and urge “unity”

TANJUG - 13/5/13 BELGRADE -- Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej and President Tomislav Nikolić met on Monday and urged "absolute unity and responsibility". This is necessary "in the search for a solution to the Kosovo and Metohija issue as the most important national matter." “We wish to resolve the Kosovo and Metohija issue in a way that ...

Hilandar Monastery in letter of support to president

  TANJUG 3/1/2012 BELGRADE -- The head of the Serbian Orthodox monastery of Hilandar in Mt. Athos, Greece, has sent a letter of support to President Tomislav Nikolić. In the letter, Archimandrite Metodije writes that the monastery supports the president's efforts to protect the Serbian national interests, and especially for creating a platform for the resumption of the talks ...