Jubilees of the Serbian Church in Australia and New Zealand

Church of Serbia - 13/9/19 We observe the way of Saint Sava, which is also a way of our ancestors and which is always contemporary, because the word of Christ is contemporary and saving, Bishop Siluan noted.  With a blessing of His Grace Bishop Siluan of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand, a solemn academy on the occasion ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

MASS SERVICE HELD IN MONTENEGRO IN DEFENSE OF SERBIAN CHURCH

Orthochristian.com - 19/6/19 Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, on Saturday to show their support for the rights of the canonical Serbian Church and to pray to God to help protect the Church there. The parishioners gathered at the call of His Eminence ...

Theological and Historical-Literary Opus of Metropolitan Amfilohije Presented

Church of Serbia - 23/5/19 The publishing and information institution of the Metropoly of the Montenegro-Coastlands "Svetigora" presented a set of selected works of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro-Coastlands Dr. Amfilohije. The collected works of this Serbian Church dignitary consist of 30 titles in 36 volumes! His Excellency Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, ...

Symposium marking the 800th anniversary of Autocephaly of the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 12/11/18 The scientific symposium will be held at the Orthodox Theological Faculty in Belgrade December 10-14th 2018. In honor of the anniversary of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church (1219-2019), under the full patronage of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the University of Belgrade organizes ...

Serbian Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity

Church of Serbia - 30/5/18 On Bright Tuesday, 29 May 2018 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity in Belgrade. The Primate of the Serbian Church was concelebrated presbyters parish priest of the church of Holy Trinity Borjan Antic, Vukasin Teofilovic from Lestani and Branislav Borota from Arandjelovac, ...

Serbian Church canonizes three martyrs

Orthochristian.com - 16/5/18 At its latest session, from April 28 to May 10, the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church resolved to canonize three holy martyrs among the saints, reports The Union of Orthodox Journalists. The official canonization of Sts. Gregory of Peć, Vasilije of Peć, and Bosiljka Rajičić and those who suffered with them will soon ...

OCP Secretary – “Kosovo and Metohija belongs to Serbia”

OCP Secretary with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

OCP News Service – 23/4/18 Belgrade- Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, George Alexander commented that Kosovo and Metohija truly belong to Serbia. Comments were made during a brief meeting with the Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE. He was on a ten-day visit to Serbia, where he met Patriarch Irinej- head of Serbian Church. Secretary also ...

PAT. IRINEJ SUPPORTS SERBIAN CHURCH’S PROPOSED NAME CHANGE

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Orthochristian.com - 14/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has voiced his approval of the proposal to amend the name of the Serbian Orthodox Church to emphasize its inextricable ties to much-suffering Kosovo, reports B92. The Serbian Church is set to vote on a new Church constitution in May, which includes the addition of “the Patriarchate of Peć” to the title ...

Saint Sava I – First Archbishop of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 29/1/18 Saint Sava, First Archbishop of Serbia, in the world Rostislav (Rastko), was a son of the Serbian king Stephen Nemanya and Anna, daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus. From his early years he fervently attended church services and had a special love for icons. At seventeen years of age, Rostislav met a ...

Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy at Saint Sava Cathedral – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 26/9/17 His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar on 24 September 2017. The Primate of the Church of Alexandria received order of Saint Sava. The Divine Liturgy ...

Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 5/6/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presented the Ambassador of Belarus in Belgrade Vladimir Chushev Order of St. Sava second degree at a reception held at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 31 May 2017. The ceremony was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb ...

Life of Our Holy Father Sava I

Church of Serbia - 26/1/17 Enlightener and First Archbishop of the Serbs (+1235) Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33 He Serbian Grand Zhupan (Patriarchal leader) Stephen Nemanja had two sons, Stephen and Vukan; yet, he and his wife Anna desired, if it be ...

Works on rendering mosaic in Saint Sava Cathedral begin

Church of Serbia - 20/4/16 By placing a steel structure of the working platform, which consists of three lattice girders, preparatory works towards development of mosaics in Saint Sava Cathedral began on 16 April 2016. According to the decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church launched activities ...

12 YEARS SINCE WAVE OF ANTI-SERB VIOLENCE IN KOSOVO

B92 - 17/3/16 A wave of violence in Kosovo and Metohija resulted in the deaths of 19 people, eight of them Serbs, while 11 ethnic Albanians died as they clashed with international security forces. At least 170 Serbs and dozens of members of international forces, who clashed with local Albanians in a bid to protect Serbs and their ...

Order of Saint Sava Presented to Professor Dr. Ioannis Tarnanidis

October-November 2015 - Church of Serbia  On 29 October 2015 a ceremony was held at the Serbian Patriarchate, during which His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, awarded Professor Dr. IoannisTarnanidis with the order of Saint Sava. In the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops, which was read during the solemn ceremony, it is said that the highest ...

The Day of the Family, Love and Fidelity celebrated in Serbia for the first time

On July 5, 2015, the Day of the Family, Love and Fidelity was celebrated for the first time at the Belgrade representation of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is the feast established on the commemoration day of the Most Orthodox Prince Petr and his five Fevronia, patrons of the family and marriage. The celebrations were ...

Serbian Church deny Patriarch’s Invitation to Vatican

Serbian Church denies patriarch was invited to Vatican

August 2014 In a statement released late on Tuesday on the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Bishop Irinej of Bačka denies patriarch was invited to Vatican. BELGRADE — A spokesman for the Serbian Orthodox Church has denied that Serbian Patriarch Irinej was invited to visit the Vatican and meet with the Catholic pope. In a statement released ...

Chapel of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God at the Military Academy consecrated

Serbian Church - 26/3/14 The adoption of the Law on the Serbian Armed Forces in December 2007 provided conditions that religious services could be organized within the Serbian Armed Forces. That move was supported by all traditional Churches and religious communities. The Government of Serbia passed a decree on the introduction of religious services in the ...

Patron Saint-Day of the Patriarchate chapel of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

Serbian Church - March 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-Day of the chapel, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis concelebrated to His Holiness in the presence of Their Graces Bishops Lavrentije of Sabac, Joanikije ...

Enthronement of Bishop Hrizostom at Cathedral of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in Tuzla

Serbian Church - 17/7/13 Their Graces Bishops Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla, Longin of Midwestern America, Pahomije of Vranje, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and retired Konstantin of  Middle Europe celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. The seat of the Orthodox Serbian bishops for areas of Northern or Northeastern Bosnia has been located in the town of Tuzla (former Soli) since 1852, ...