Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch Receives Iranian delegation

September 22, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – September 2017 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in an audience a delegation from Iran headed by Ayatollah Seyyed Hassan  Mostafavi, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 18 September 2017. Ayatollah Mostafavi expressed his gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they discussed theological, […]

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Days of Holy Martyrs of Jasenovac

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/9/17 The celebration of Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac under auspices of  the Diocese of Pakrac-Slavonia commenced on 3 September 2017 with a Liturgy at the monastery church of the Nativity of Saint John the Forerunner in Jasenovac, and will end on 13 September, the day when the Serbian Church marks […]

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U.S. Ambassador meets with the Serbian Patriarch

September 5, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 5/9/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, held an audience with His Excellency Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Serbia Mr. Kyle Scott on 31 August 2017. Ambassador Scott expressed a gratitude to the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial audience during which they […]

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Representative of the Anglican Church meets Serbian Patriarch

September 5, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 5/9/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received High Reverend priest Robin Fox, Apocrisarius of the Diocese of Centerbury and Anglican chaplain in Belgrade. High Reverend Robin Fox expressed his gratitude to the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial audience during which they discussed about current condition and status […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

August 25, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 25/8/17 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officially visited Hungary on 20 August 2017 This day was not chosen by mistake, it was a feast-day of Holy King Stephen (Istvan), the first Christian king among Hungarians, who was enlisted in the dyptich of saints of the Orthodox Church as well. The Day […]

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Biography of new-elected Bishop of Toplica – Archimandrite Arsenije (Glavcic)

August 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – August 2017 The new-elected Bishop of ToplicaArsenije (Glavcic), Vicar Bishop of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, was born on March 10, 1978 in Vrsac, as MilomirGlavcic. He finished primary school in his birthplace in 1993, and from there, upon the blessing of the then Bishop Hrizostom (Stolic) of Banat, attended the Seminary […]

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Remembrance Day on Victims of the “Storm” Military Action Marked

August 8, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – August 2017 The state manifestation dedicated to marking the Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs in the Croatian military-police action “Storm” in August 1995, when 2000 Serbs were killed and more than 200.000 expelled, was held at Veternik near Novi Sad, Serbia,  on 4 August 2017. Serbian Patriarch Irinej […]

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Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs

August 5, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 5/8/17 On the occasion of The Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs in the military action “Storm” in Croatia 1995, in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church the memorial service for the victims will be served on July 5th, 2017 beginning at 11 am. The same day bells […]

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Biography of the newly-elected Bishop Atanasije of Milesheva

July 25, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 25/7/17 His Grace Bishop Atanasije (Rakita), elected Bishop of Mileshevo, was born on 7 November 1957 in Janje near Sipovo. His got the baptismal name Svetko. After finishing primary school in Babici, he absolved  the Orthodox Theological Seminary at Krka monastery. He was tonsured in the same monastery as a graduate […]

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Joint Press Release of the Inter-Church Commission on Cardinal Stepinac

July 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/7/17 Communique of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference The fifth and last meeting, chaired by the President of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Science Fr. Bernard Ardura, which was held at Saint Martha’s House (Domus Sanctae Marthae) in Vatican, on 12 and 13 […]

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Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York

July 16, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 16/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, 44th successor of Saint Sava on the primatial Throne of the Serbian Orthodox Church, has arrived in New York on 14 July 2017 en route to Chicago, where he will lead celebrations this weekend for the canonization of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and All-America. The AirSerbia […]

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Biography of Episcopus electus of Dalmatia Nikodim

June 19, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 19/6/17 The elected Bishop of Dalmatian Nikodim (Kosovic) was born on 15 April 1981 in Zadar, from parents who died in his early childhood. He grew up together with his sister Danica, under the care of his uncle Nenad Kosovic, a well-known Benkovac professor and translator from Russian. He started Elementary […]

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Press Release of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference

June 10, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – June 2017 The fifth meeting of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference was held at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, Montenegro, on Wednesday the 7th  and on Thursday the 8th of June 2017, the task of  task was to jointly […]

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

June 10, 2017 Featured
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Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2017 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 May 14-24, 2017 The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began at the Patriarchate of Pec […]

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Chairman of the State Duma received by the Serbian Patriarch

June 7, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – June 2017 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Mr. Vyacheslav Volodin, Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Parliament of the Russian Federation at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 June 2017. Mr. Volodin expressed gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial […]

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Bucharest Employs Church Expansion to Advance ‘Greater Romania’ Project

June 5, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 5/6/17 The Romanian Orthodox Church’s expansion on the Balkans appears to be a part of Bucharest’s plans to make the dreams of Greater Romania come true. It appears that ever since Romania became a member of the EU and NATO, the country sought to fulfil its long-time ambition of creating the Greater Romania — a nation-state which would […]

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The Liturgy and Requiem of the late Bishop Lukijan

June 5, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 5/6/17 Hierarchs, clergy, monks, nuns and faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church, family, friends and many admirers of Bishop Lucian gathered in the Dalj Cathedral of St. Demetrius united in the prayer for the  repose of the soul of the late Bishop, who for the last 26 years wisely  and lovingly […]

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Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church

June 5, 2017 Featured
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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 […]

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SERBIAN HOLY SYNOD CANONIZES SEVERAL NEW SAINTS, EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR SUFFERING UKRAINIAN CHURCH AT LATEST SESSION

May 30, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 30/5/17 The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church recently finished a session at the Patriarchate of Peć and Belgrade, held on May 14 to 24 under the chairmanship of Patriarch Irinej. The bishops discussed many issues concerning, first of all, the Church’s mission in modern society, and the problems of the spiritual […]

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Serbian Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and Baranja reposed in the Lord

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 25/5/17 +Memory Eternal+ Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and  Baranja fell asleep in the Lord in the afternoon of 24 May 2017 at the Clinical Hospital Center in Osijek, Croatia. Bishop Lucian (Vladulov) was born on 9 May 1933 in Heifeldt (today’s New Kolarci in Banat). He finished the Theological Seminary in […]

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The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church Begins

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/5/17 The Bishops’ Assembly was opened at the Patriarchate of Pec by the Divine Liturgy celebrated on the 14th of May 2017. – The Rite of the Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served after the Liturgy. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Liturgy in the royal stauropegial […]

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