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The Feast of Saint Demetrius – Patrons Saint-Day of the town of Kosovska Mitrovica

November 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/11/17 The feast of Saint Demetrius, the Patron Saint-day of Kosovska Mitrovica, was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Liturgy which was officiated by His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, with the concelebration of the local clergy, in the Cathedral Church of Saint Demetrius the Great Martyr on 12 November 2017. Following […]

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THE CELEBRATION OF 28TH OCTOBER 1940 AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

October 30, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem –  30/10/17 On Saturday, 15th/28th October 2017, the national celebration of 28th  October 1940 was observed by the Patriarchate with a Doxology at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. This Doxology was a means of thanksgiving to God for His help to our nation in its fight for freedom from the […]

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Saint Angelina of Serbia

August 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/8/17 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. Saint Stephen Brancovich (October 9 and December 10), the ruler of Serbia, had come to Albania to escape those […]

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OCP Secretariat Condemns Terrorist Attack in St.Petersburg : Stand in Solidarity with the Russian People

April 4, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 4/4/17 The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) issued the below statement in solidarity with the victims of the recent terrorist at the Saint Petersburg subway, Russia. “The Secretariat members of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE strongly condemns the recent terrorist attack in Saint Petersburg, that claimed the lives of many […]

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Beginning of celebrations of the 700th anniversary of Monastery Krupa

March 30, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 30/3/17 Bishop Fotije: Orthodoxy has deep roots in Dalmatia His Grace Bishop of Dalmatian Fotije celebrated on 26 March 2017 the Divine Liturgy at the monastery Krupa, whereby celebration of seven centuries of the existence of this shrine commenced. The joyful event was enhanced by cantors from the monastery Kovilj in […]

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OCP Secretariat Condemns Anti-Serbian & Anti-Orthodox Sentiments in Kosovo & Metohija

February 26, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – The OCP Secretariat- 26/02/2017 Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society – Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate Download the original letter here The Secretariate of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) issued the following statement on the rising Anti-Serbian and Anti-Orthodox Sentiments Kosovo & Metohija. His Holiness Irnej Patriarch of Serbia Belgrade Serbia. His Grace […]

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Sermon on the Epiphany by St John – Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-Worker

January 18, 2017 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 18/1/17 As we celebrate the Epiphany, we remember how God revealed himself as the Trinity, that Jesus appeared to the people as Christ. Where did Christ appear Hos did He begin His mission? Did He enter a great […]

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‘Kosovo is Serbian,’ New Train from Belgrade to North Kosovo Announces

January 15, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 15/1/17 Serbian authorities have sent a tricked-out train bearing slogans inside and out to a Serbian-dominated area of Kosovo, an act Kosovo authorities are calling aggressive and provocative. The train is emblazoned with the phrase “Kosovo is Serbian” in 21 languages, including Albanian, and is decorated inside with images of Serbian-built monasteries and […]

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Orthodox Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on God’s Embodiment (Video)

January 6, 2017 Featured News
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Orthodox Church – 6/1/17 His Holiness Orthodox Metropolitan of Belgrade, Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus on God’s embodiment in this world. Source:

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Orthodox Patriarchate of Belgrade – anti-LGBT, pro-Family Procession

December 10, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox Church – 10/12/16 This Summer, to combat anti-Family and pro-LGBT and other pro-death lobbies, Orthodox Patriarchate of Belgrade has organized Holy Procession of Orthodox families through the streets of Belgrade, Serbia. Source:  

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Historic Visit of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia to Vatopedi Monastery

December 6, 2016 Featured News
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 Vatopedi Monastery – The Orthodox Christian Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – December 2016 The humbleness of a Patriarch – Full Photo Report with the visit of Patriarch of Serbia, Irinej ” It is our obligation to do a pilgrimage to Vatopaidi because Saint Savvas learnt here that only through holiness we can build a […]

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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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