Serbian Orthodox Church

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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Report from the meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church

April 25, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – April 2017 The theme of the meeting was The attitude of Archbishop Stepinac towards the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1941 to 1945. The fourth meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church was held at the Bishop’s Palace in Pozega, Croatia, on the 20th […]

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Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar received by Serbian Patriarch

April 22, 2017 News

Chruch of Serbia – April 2017 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received  Rt. Revd. Robert Innes, Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 19 April 2017. The high dignitary was accompanied by Rev. Robin Fox, Anglican chaplain in Belgarde. Bishop Robert Ines congratulated the Feast of feasts of the […]

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Serbian Patriarch received Permanent Coordinator of UN in Serbia

April 1, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 1/4/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Mrs. Karl Rabbi Hershey, United Nations Permanent Coordinator in Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 30 March 2017. The High Representative of the United Nations Ms. Hershey expressed sincere gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the warm and […]

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Monastic assembly from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro-Littoral

April 1, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 1/4/17 An assembly of male monasticism from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral was held in the Cetinje monastery on 29 March 2017. The assembly began with the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts officiated by Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije. Besides the monks, […]

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Russian Ambassador received in audience by Serbian Patriarch

March 25, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 25/3/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Mr. Alexander Chepurin, Russian Ambassador to Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 23 March 2017. Ambassador Chepurin expressed gratitude to the Primate of  the Serbian Orthodox Church for the warm and friendly reception during which they discussed various aspects of life of […]

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Deacon Dragan Tanasijević: Chilandar – the Mother of Serbian Spirituality

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/3/17 It was in the gallery of the Parish house of Saint Sava church in Belgrade that deacon Dragan S. Tanasijević, the official photographer of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church, presented a lecture on the topic extremely interesting Chilandar – the mother of Serbian Spirituality and with projection […]

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The head of Iran’s state delegation visited Serbian Patriarch

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/3/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received on March 8, 2017 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade a high state delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, led by His Excellency Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic […]

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Slava Banquet

March 6, 2017 News

SVOTS – March 2017 St. George’s Events Center 4667 Applegrove St. NW North Canton, OH 44720 On Sunday, April 30, 2017, His Grace Irinej, bishop of the Eastern Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, will celebrate the “Slava”  (Patron’s Saint’s Day) of St. George’s Serbian Orthodox Church, North Canton, OH. The celebration is being hosted […]

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First Assembly under Leadership of Bishop Irinej

February 22, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 22/2/17 Despite snow storms and chaotic travel, clergy and representatives from parishes and their church-school congregations across the Eastern American Diocese came together in Boston February 10-11, 2017 for their first Diocesan Assembly under their recently-enthroned hierarch, Bishop Irinej. The Assembly was graciously hosted by Cathedral Dean, Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Aleksandar Vlajkovic and […]

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