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Serbian Orthodox Church awards Lukashenko St Sava medal

June 13, 2014 Featured News

In Serbia News – 13/6/14 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Holy Synod of Bishops presented on Thursday Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko with the medal of St Sava, while Patriarch Irinej said Serbia would never forget the support Belarus had provided regarding Kosovo. Irinej presented Lukashenko with the medal, the SPC stated. “We have […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church’s website attacked by hackers

June 11, 2014 Featured News

InSerbia News – 11/6/14 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) said on Tuesday that its official website has been under constant hacker attack since Saturday, June 7. “The maximum speed of the attack has reached 46 Gbps, or around ten million requests per second,” the SOC press office said in a statement, adding that […]

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Neulerchendfeld Roman Catholic church in 16th Vienna’s district handedover to the Serbian Orthodox Church

June 1, 2014 Featured News

1/6/14 His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, Administrator of the Diocese of Austria-Switzerland, received on 27 May keys of the Neulerchenfeld church in 16th Vienna’s district, from Archbishop of Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn With this solemn act the forementioned church became also the formal property of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Lots of guests from both […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

May 27, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 27/5/14 Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held in Monastery Studenica, Ras and Belgrade May 14-24, 2014 Under the presidency of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej the regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began this year on May 14 […]

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Appeal of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

May 20, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 The appeal of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to all priesthood, monks and faithful people, as well as to all the people of good will Deeply concerned and grief-stricken, but also filled with unshakable faith in love and grace of God, we address all priesthood, monks and faithful […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church to donate RSD 10 million as aid

May 18, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) will donate RSD 10 million as aid for the areas worst hit by the floods and establish a special fund for donations to help repair the damage, Bishop of Backa Irinej has said. The SPC assembly was informed on Friday about the extent of the disaster […]

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Orthodox Catalans at the Serbian Patriarchate

May 8, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received a delegation of Orthodox Spaniards from the Diocese of Western Europe of the Serbian Orthodox Church, led by protopresbyter-stavrophor Joan García at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 7 May 2014. The dean of the Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church for Fine Arts and Conservation protopresbyter-stavrophor […]

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The Christian heritage of Kosovo and Metohija

May 4, 2014 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church – 4/5/14 For more information, or if you would like to BECOME a SPONSOR of this rare and valuable book, please contact us at the number or email below. Those who donate more than $100 will be noted at the end of this book which will be dedicated to its contributors! Thank […]

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Тhe Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to be convened

May 2, 2014 Featured News

5/2/14 Marking the 900th anniversary of the nativity of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher, this annual Assembly of Bishops will begin with the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God at the Studenica Monastery on 14 May 2014 at 8.30 a.m. While the solemn rite of the Invocation […]

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Macedonian Orthodox Church sends letters to the Ecumenical Patriarchate the Russian Orthodox Church and to the Serbian Orthodox Church to revamp dialogue for Canonical Unity

April 25, 2014 Featured News

Kisha D Dorad (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service- 25/4/14 Belgrade: It has been reported that the Macedonian Orthodox Church  (MOC) Synod has send letters to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Russian Orthodox Church, and to the Serbian Orthodox Church expressing their readiness to re-open talks regarding reestablish communion. The […]

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Priština official declares he’ll “demolish church”

April 25, 2014 Featured News

24/4/14 A recent statement by a member of the government in Priština concerning plans to demolish a Serbian Orthodox church in that town has caused reactions. The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Eparchy of Raška and Prizren called on Tuesday Dardan Gashi’s pronouncement “an open provocation.” The Kosovo Albanian official, in charge of spatial planning, was […]

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Metropolitan Jovan laid to final rest in Zagreb

April 7, 2014 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church – April 2014 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Liturgy for the departed and the funeral service for Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana at the Cathedral church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb. According to his last wish, Metropolitan Jovan was buried in the crypt of the Cathedral church.  In […]

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Metropolitan Jovan (Pavlovic) of Zagreb-Ljubljana reposed in the Lord

April 4, 2014 Featured News

4/4/14 – Serbian Orthodox Church  Holy Service for the dead and funeral service for Metropolitan Jovan Regarding the repose of Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana the Holy service for the dead will be served at the Cathedral church of Holy Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb at 10 a.m. on Saturday, 5 April 2014. The funeral service will be served […]

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Patriarch Irinej: Kosovo Is Serbian Jerusalem

March 19, 2014 Featured News

19/3/14 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej said on Monday at a forum commemorating the 10th anniversary of the March pogrom, destruction of Serbian holy sites and exodus of the Serbs from Kosovo, that it had been an attempt to destroy the root of the Serbian people and erase their existence in that area. Despite […]

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In honor of the Serb who obligated the world

March 6, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Friday, 28 February 2014, an agreement among the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Serbian Government and the Interim authority of the City of Belgrade, there was signed at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. The Agreement is based on the mutual lasting commitment to realize the idea of the Holy Synod of the Serbian […]

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The Life of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

March 1, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On February 26th (February 13th according to Julian calendar) we commemorate: The Venerable Simeon (Myrrh-Gusher), from whose relics flowed myrrh – Chrism Stefan Nemanja, the great ruler (Great Zupan) of the Serbian people, the consolidator of Serbian lands, creator of the independent Serbian state, defender of Orthodoxy and exterminator of heresy. At first, […]

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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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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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Two thirds of Kosovo-Metohija Serbs still in exile

February 3, 2014 Featured News

2/3/14- InSerbia BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Kosovo-Metohija remains the mainstay of Serbian identity, although it is difficult to speak of normal church life with two thirds of SPC believers from the province still in exile, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija has said. “Thanks to God, our holy sites are as […]

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Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar

February 1, 2014 Featured News

Janaury 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated today, on Saint Sava Day, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar. The clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated, but also guests from Russia, Greece, as well other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the Cathedral there were also: director of […]

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Chicago: Meeting of Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America

December 11, 2013 News

December 2013 The Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America meets in Chicago. At the  liturgical gathering at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ  the monastic name day of Metropolitan Amfilohije was also remembered. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral as […]

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