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‘Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Dialogue’ New Book from the Volos Academy

November 18, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 18/11/16 Order From Amazon ($27.00) www.amazon.com/Dialogue-between-Orthodox-Oriental-Churches/dp/6188126452/ Order from http://ekdotikidimitriados.org/ For ordering the book, also contact Helene Moursa Email: ekdotiki.dimitriados@acadamia.org Volos Academy Publications +30 2421 093553 Visit Volos Academy Fb Page here: Volos Academy Publication Fb Page here: Global: The Volos Theological Academy in Greece has launched a new book titled ‘The Dialogue between […]

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Venerable Parasceva (Petka) of Serbia

October 29, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 29/10/16 Saint Paraskeva the New was born into a pious family, living during the eleventh century in the village of Epivato, between Silistra and Constantinople. Her older brother Euthymius became a monk, and later he was consecrated as Bishop of Matidia. One day, while attending the divine services, the words of […]

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

September 29, 2016 Featured News

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. […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch : New Martyrs of Jasenovac are heroes and saints of the entire Orthodoxy

September 13, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – September 2016 Be under the shade of Serbian martyrs, that tree of blessed Serbs, Ecumenical Patriarch said and called upon Orthodox Serbs to follow the path of their forefathers, heroes and saints. Only in this way, he said, you are about to receive the wreath of glory that is borne by […]

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Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – July 2016 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the […]

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Serbian Cultural Festival ‘Vidovdan’ Held in Poland

July 5, 2016 Featured News
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Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – July 2016 In the end of June, Polish audience welcomed for the fifth time the guests from Serbia – artists and scientists participating in the Vidovdan festival of Serbian culture. The festival was organized by the Orthodox Christian parish of St. John the Evangelist and took place […]

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Vidovdan Address of Saint Nikolaj Velimirovic – 1916

June 29, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – June 2016 On June 28th 1916, now Sainted Bishop Nikolaj Velimirović addressed a congregation gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Gentlemen and friends, I am coming from Serbia, from European “midnight”. There is no ray of light, not a single trace. All […]

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Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic funeral and burial in Oplenac

May 24, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- Royal Family – May 2016 His Royal Highness Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic, the eldest son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga was buried today in the Saint George Church yard in Oplenac. Their Graces Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand officiated the funeral service […]

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Belarusian Pro-life Documentary Presented in Serbia

April 18, 2016 Featured News

Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – April 2016 Belgrade- Serbia: The documentary “Athos – pro-life! The legacy of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos” was presented on the 9th of April in Belgrade, Serbia. The documentary was filmed by the Belarusian journalists and on the request of the international movement called “For Life”. While […]

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SEVERAL THOUSAND PROTESTERS MARCHED AGAINST NATO IN BELGRADE

March 28, 2016 Featured News

In Serbia – 28/3/16 Several thousand protesters marched through Serbia’s capital on Sunday to vent anger at the cooperation agreement the country signed with NATO in February, which guarantees diplomatic immunity and freedom of movement through Serbia for NATO troops. The troops are to uphold peace and stability in the region in exchange. “We think it […]

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ST. XENIA OF PETERSBURG IS COMMEMORATED IN SERBIA

February 11, 2016 Featured News

On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia. Every year even more worshippers from Belgrade and other cities come to a […]

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Jubilee celebration of Metropolitan Amfilohije

December 29, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia – December 2015 In the fulfilled crypt of the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, on 25 December 2015, the solemn spiritual academy dedicated to the 30th anniversary of episcopal ministry and 25thanniversary of archpastoral ministry as  Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije was […]

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SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMITTEE FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL BEGINS ITS WORK IN ATHENS

December 17, 2015 Featured News

On 16 December 2015, the Special Inter-Orthodox Committee for the Preparation of the Pan-Orthodox Council met in Athens. The Committee is to draw up draft procedure rules of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Russian Orthodox Church is […]

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Belarusian Orthodox Christian Journalists to Present a New Pro-Life Movie

November 23, 2015 Featured News

Nadezhda Filipchik – Reported for OCP News Service -23/11/15 Belarus: Belarusian journalists finished the work on a new pro-life movie called “Athos – pro-life! The legacy of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos”. The first copy of a movie created by Artem Mahakeev and Matvey Rodov was given as a present to a First Lady of […]

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SERBIAN PATRIARCH THANKFUL TO RUSSIA FOR REFUSING TO ACCEPT KOSOVO INTO UNESCO

November 14, 2015 Featured News

Interfax-Religion -14/11/15 Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has expressed his gratitude to Russia for supporting Serbia’s position on the question of allowing Kosovo to join UNESCO. “This decision has great signficance for us. Kosovo is a holy land for Serbs, it is covered with the blood of those who protected Kosovo shrines from their enemies. That which […]

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THE 5TH PAN-ORTHODOX PRE-COUNCIL CONFERENCE HELD

October 17, 2015 Featured News

On October 12, 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference began its sessions at the Orthodox Center of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambesy near Geneva. It is chaired by Metropolitan John of Pergamon, Patriarchate of Constantinople. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s delegation, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for […]

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Diplomatic battle against Kosovo’s admission to UNESCO

October 16, 2015 Featured News

October 2015 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said today that Serbia will continue with its activities in order to prevent the admission of Kosovo to UNESCO, but warned that this fight will be extremely difficult. Appearing on Radio Television Serbia (RTS), Dacic stressed that countries that have not recognised […]

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Saint Angelina of Serbia

August 13, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 Saint Angelina was the daughter of Prince George Skenderbeg of Albania. Her mother’s name is not known, but she raised her daughter in Christian piety and taught her to love God. St Stephen Brancovich (October 9 and December 10), the ruler of Serbia, had come to Albania to escape those who wished to […]

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Irinej: Operation Storm Was Tragedy Of Biblical Proportions

August 6, 2015 Featured News
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August 2015 – TANJUG – In Serbia  SREMSKA RACA – Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej said during the first commemoration of the Day of remembrance of suffering and persecution of Serbs late on Tuesday that the Croatian military Operation Storm 20 years before had been “a tragedy of biblical proportions” hitting the Serbian people, “a grave crime […]

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Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

July 27, 2015 Featured News

July 2015 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the Isaurian (717-740), who informed […]

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A Vidovdan Voyage to Paris

July 2, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia – July 2015 During his “Vidovdan 2015” voyage to the Diocese of Western Europe His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America had a very fruitful visit. On Saturday, June 27, accompanied by Fr. Zeljko and Novak Bilic, the Bishop visited the monastic community of the Nativity of the All-Holy Mother of God […]

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