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Memorial service for victims of March Pogrom

March 19, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia - 19/3/14 Marking of the 10th anniversary of the March Pogrom began with the memorial service which was served by His Grace Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina yesterday, on 17 March 2014. After the memorial service for the Pogrom victims Bishop Teodosije also reminded of the suffered […]

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Saint Simeon’s Assembly in Podgorica

March 6, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia- March 2014 The Saint Simeon’s Assembly began with the consecration of the baptistery in the pyrgos of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher and the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica on Saturday, March 1st. The assembly was held under the sign of the great jubilee […]

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First Vice President of the Government of Serbia visits Banjska Monastery

March 6, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 The first Vice President of the Government of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic visited Banjska Monastery and talked with Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren. First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic announced yesterday, after having visited the monastery of Banjská near Zvečan, that the dialogue of Belgrade with the provisional authorities in Pristina would continue between […]

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Dačić visits Serbian monastery in Greece

March 2, 2014 Featured News

Tanjug February – March 2014 MT. ATHOS –  Ivica Dačić visited the Hilandar monastery at Mt. Athos in Greece and said the spiritual edifice was one of the most important treasures of the Serb people. It must not be neglected, Serbia’s outgoing prime minister and leader of the Socialists (SPS) was quoted as saying on […]

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President of Serbia meets with Serbian Patriarch

March 1, 2014 News

March 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia on 25 February 2014. Source:  

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Minister Selakovic visits Serbian Patriarch

February 25, 2014 News

February 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate on 21 February 2014. Source:  

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The Archive of Serbia receives the Order of Saint Sava

February 25, 2014 Featured News

25/2/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, presented the highest distinction of the Serbian Orthodox Church – the Order of Saint Sava of the First Degree to the Archive of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 20 February 2014. On behalf of the Archive of Serbia, its Director, Dr. Miroslav Perisic, received this highest […]

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President Tomislav Nikolic gives a solemn reception regarding Statehood Day of Serbia

February 20, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended the solemn reception yesterday, which was given by President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic on the occasion of the Statehood Day. Source:  

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Albanian hackers attacked website of Serbian Orthodox Church

February 13, 2014 News

In Serbia – 13/2/14 Albanian hackers performed so far the biggest attack on the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The problems with the website should be resolved soon. At first the logo “Kosova Warriors Group” appeared on the website with music and text written in English, Serbian and Albanian. The text read that Albanians […]

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The Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor

February 8, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia – February 2014 His Grace, Bishop Maxim, together with clergy and members of the Diocesan Council, celebrated the Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, His Grace’s name day, at the Saint Steven’s Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California on February 3, 2014.  The day began with the Divine Liturgy followed by the […]

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Georgian Ambassador meets with Serbian Patriarch

January 18, 2014 News

January 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received H.E. David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia to Belgrade, as well as representatives of the Association of Serbia-Georgia, Mr. Dragan Kovacevic and Mrs. Dubravka Nesic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 16 January 2014. Source:  

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‘Montenegrin church’ erases St. Sava and Orthodox New Year from calendar

January 16, 2014 News

16/1/14 Vecernje Novosti In Serbia State-owned daily “Pobjeda” printed and distributed on Christmas a calendar of the so-called Montenegrin Orthodox Church in which were erased all saints except Vasilije Ostroski, and Orthodox or Serbian New Year is presented as New Summer or Vasiljevdan. As “Novosti” reported, St. Sava has been removed from the calendar. On […]

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Stefan Nemanja – Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher (1113-2013)

January 14, 2014 Featured News

14/1/14 At the National Museum in Belgrade on January 11th, 2014 the solemn academy on the occasion of the nine centuries of the birth of Stefan Nemanja began with the hymn Lord, Give Us Justice and the prayer Our Father. An author of the program entitled  “The Vertical of Victory” on the occasion of the […]

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Patriarch: Both Republika Srpska and Serbia need unity

January 11, 2014 Featured News

11/1/14 His Holiness, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Christ the Saviour in Banjaluka, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-day of Republika Srpska – Saint Stephen the Archdeacon. His Holiness was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishop Jefrem of Banjaluka, Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla and Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac. After […]

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Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, for Christmas, sent an appeal to the authorities of R. Macedonia and to the international community, for releasing of Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid

January 7, 2014 Featured News
Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid

7/1/14 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, in his most recent epistle for Christmas, which he delivered to the public on January 3, 2014, addressed the state persecution on religious basis that is performed against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric. In the epistle, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia sent an appeal to […]

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Serbs In KiM Are Not Forgotten – SPC Patriarch Irinej

January 4, 2014 Featured News
Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) – Photo from: www.novosti.rs

In Serbia – 4/1/13 TANJUG BELGRADE – Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Irinej addressed his traditional Christmas epistle to Orthodox believers in Serbia who celebrate the holiday according to the Julian calendar, with special emphasis on the position of Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) where suffering and injustice persist. “Unrest and violence rule in Kosovo-Metohija. […]

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The Star of Karadjordje to Serbian Patriarch Irinej

December 18, 2013 Featured News

  December 2013 His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II decorated His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia with the Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Star of Karadjordje. On the occasion of the Patron Saint Day of the Royal Family Karadjordjevic,   His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served on Friday, December 13th, the Divine […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates Vavedenje on December 4th

December 4, 2013 News

Inserbia – 12/4/13 Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates the Presentation of Mary (Vavedenje) on December 4. The feast symbolizes bringing three-year-old Mary to the Temple in Jerusalem. Vavedenje is celebrated by the monastery Hilandar and others, as well as many families. According to Christian legend, the presentation of the Virgin in the Temple followed, besides parents […]

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“Next agreement in Brussels should concern property”

November 30, 2013 Featured News

Tanjug – 30/11/13 KOSOVSKA MITROVICA –  Aleksandar Vulin has stated  that the next agreement in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue in Brussels “needs to be the agreement on property,” Tanjug reported. After the adoption of this document, the agreement should be achieved on cultural heritage and the position of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija, […]

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Office for Kosovo, EU rep, Norwegian govt. decorated

November 27, 2013 Featured News

B92 – 27/11/13 DEČANI –  The Dečani Monastery marked its feast in a ceremony attended by several hundred believers, and Serbian ministers Aleksandar Vulin, Nebojša Rodić and Ivan Mrkić. Serbian Patriarch Irinej blessed the renovated dormitory (konak) in High Dečani, whose construction lasted more than two years. After liturgy, the new Prizren dormitory was consecrated. […]

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Appeal for help!

November 20, 2013 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate Help Request – November 2013 My name is Tanja Miliskovic, I was born on 08. 03. 1980 and I live with my father Slavko and mother Mirjana in Dobanovci, a small town in Serbia near Belgrade. Our family has lived on the edge of survival for years, constantly struggling in poverty and […]

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