Serbian Army Lieutenant Presbyter Goran Sandic in Fort Jackson

Church of Serbia - 14/6/19 There has been military clergy in the Serbian Army since it gained statehood. Knjaz Milosh Obrenovich in the constitution of the newly liberated state, in 1839, defines that they shall have priests in the army. After the Second World War, it was not allowed to pray to God in Serbian military barracks. ...

Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church April – May 2018

Church of Serbia - 14/5/18 The public communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from their regular meeting held at the Patriarchate of Pec monastery and Belgrade April 29 – May 10, 2018.  The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on April 29, 2018 at ...

A Historical Day for the Serbian Armed Forces

Church of Serbia - 7/5/18 After the introduction of religious service into the Army of Serbia, the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces celebrated on 6 May 2018, for the first time, its Patron Saint-day (slava), the Holy Great-martyr George. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. He was concelebrated by mayor Revd. Sladjan ...

Priests once again part of Serbian Army

TANJUG - 2/8/13 BELGRADE -- The Serbian Army (VS) has reintroduced priests to its ranks this week - "after a break of 70 years," Tanjug is reporting. They include eight Orthodox Christian priests, a Muslim imam, and a Catholic chaplain. The appointment orders were read at a ceremony at the VS headquarters. Colonel Milan Aleksić said the reintroduction fulfilled ...

Consecration of the foundations of Saint Stefan of Decani church

15/8/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno consecrated yesterday on August 13, 2012 foundations of the church devoted to Holy King Stefan of Decani in Zemun's suburb of May the thirteenth. The church is built by people of this area along with members of ...

Cadets of Serbian Army meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Serbian Church 30/1/2011 According to the Cooperation Agreement of the Committee for religious education of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac and the Military Academy, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch hosted on Friday, on January 28, 2011, a reception at the Serbian Patriarchate for the officers and cadets of the Military Academy. Source:

Reputation of Belgrade, our capital, must be Bright!

7/10/2010 95th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEFENCE OF BELGRADE His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, in the Memorial ossuary to the defenders of Belgrade in the First World War at the New cemetary, the commemoration for suffered heroes in the defence of the Serbian capital in 1915. After the prayerful remembrance of the ancestors fallen for ...