Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Bishop Maxim Visits the Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College

April 23, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- April 2016 On Saturday 16 April, His Grace Bishop Maxim of the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church visited the Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College in Toronto and presented a new book published within his diocese entitled “The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija: The Historical and Spiritual […]

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Cooperation between the Archives of the SOC and the Museum of genocide victims

April 17, 2016 Featured News

Serbian Patriarchate – April 2016 The Protocol on cooperation between the Archives of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Museum of the genocide victims signed At the Belgrade Patriarchate, the Protocol on cooperation between the Archives of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Museum of the genocide victims was solemnly signed on 12 April 2016. […]

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Patriarchal Letter of condolence on the repose of the esteemed Reisul-Ulema Hamdija Jusufspahic

April 11, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- April 2016 Letter of condolences to Esteemed Mufti of Belgrade Muhamed JUSUFSPAHIC Belgrade Very Esteemed Mufti, On the occasion of repose of the esteemed Reisul-Ulema of the Islamic Community of Serbia and longstanding Mufti of Belgrade, Hamdija Jusufspahic, and Your beloved parent, on behalf of the Serbian Orthodox Church and on Our […]

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Pro-life cross procession took place in Belgrade

April 11, 2016 Featured News

  Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – April 2016 Belgrade- Serbia: On the 7th of April a third pro-life cross procession took place in the Serbian capital city of Belgrade. The event got the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbian Orthodox Church. The procession took place in the centre of Belgrade. […]

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Public Communique of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church

April 6, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – April 2016 The issue of the completion of legal proceedings in Australia is a constant concern of our Metropolitanate, one which we have at present started to actively implement. At the convocations of the Executive Board and Assembly of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand (03 to 05 September 2015) […]

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Serbia Hosts an Exhibition “The Serbian Orthodox Church and the Russian Emigration”

March 28, 2016 Featured News

www.pravoslavie.ru – March 2016 With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church, an exhibition titled “The Serbian Orthodox Church and the Russian Emigration (1920-1940)” will be held in Serbia. The opening of the show, prepared by the archives of the SOC, will be held on […]

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Ambassador of Venezuela visits Serbian Patriarch

March 26, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – March 2016 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Her Excellency Dr. Dia Nader de el Andari at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 24 March 2016. The reception was also attended by Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, the Administrator of the Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church for South […]

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Condolences of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to The King of the Belgians

March 26, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – March 2o16 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej expressed to His Majesty King Philippe, The King of the Belgians, his condolences over a series of terrorist attacks committed in Bruxelles on March 22, 2016. To His Majesty PHILIPPE of Belgium Bruxelles – Laeken Your Majesty, We have been deeply disturbed by the […]

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales paid His first visit to the Serbian Patriarchate

March 19, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – March 2016 Belgrade, 16th March 2016. – Upon his arrival to the Patriarchate, there was a meeting between His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and His Royal Highness Charles, The Prince of Wales. Thereafter, the Serbian Patriarch and The Prince of Wales together visited the Patriarchal Chapel of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Gushing, […]

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Patriarch: Perhaps it’s not time yet for pope’s visit

February 12, 2016 Featured News
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www.b92.net – 12/2/16 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej has said that he “has nothing against” the visit of the Roman Catholic pope to Serbia. However, Irinej added that perhaps the conditions for that have not been met yet. “The pope has several times hinted that he wants to visit Serbia as well… I do not […]

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Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada

February 10, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- February 2016 RESOLUTIONS From the 34th Diocesan Assembly of the Canadian Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church held at Holy Transfiguration Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Milton on February 5-6, 2016. We, the clergy, monastics and laity – representatives and delegates of all diocesan parishes and church-school congregations, gathered at the Annual Assembly at Holy Transfiguration […]

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Serbian Patriarch receives President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic

December 31, 2015 Featured News

December 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. Belgrade,  28 December 2015. – The high guest and His Holiness discussed the problems facing the Serbian Orthodox Church and the suffering of the Serbian people on Kosovo and Metohija, with a […]

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SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CRITICIZES EDUCATION MINISTER

December 29, 2015 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 29/12/15 The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church has sharply criticized the Serbian education minister Srdan Verbic for his recent proposal to abolish religious education lessons in eight forms of primary and secondary schools. “Mr. Verbic obviously disregards the fact that the main meaning of the word “minister” is “one who serves the […]

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Communiqué оn The St Sava Monastery in Hall

December 25, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia- Communiqué of The Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand The Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church and His Grace Bishop Irinej are pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of New South Wales has today, 24 December 2015, confirmed the orders made by the Court on 29 […]

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Christmas Greeting of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church

December 25, 2015 News

25/12/15 The Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church congratulates the feast of the Birth of the Divine God-Child to believers and clergy of the Christian Churches which celebrate Christmas according to Gregorian calendar and greets them with the traditional greeting: CHRIST IS BORN! – HE IS BORN INDEED! Source:

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PATRIARCH OF SERBIA EXPRESSES CONCERN FOR DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CANONICAL UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

December 25, 2015 Featured News
Patriarch of Serbia expresses concern for discrimination against canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 2015 In his message to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church expresses concern for the new facts of violations of the human tights of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Below is the text of the message. Your Holiness, Dear and Beloved Brother […]

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A six-months-delay of the court process beginning

December 23, 2015 Featured News

December 2015 – Church of Serbia – The Autonomous Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid  The court hearing in the latest politically motivated and rigged state persecution against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid, two Bishops, priests, monastics and adherents of the canonical Church in R. Macedonia, the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, was scheduled for December 16, 2015. The court hearing […]

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The House That Miladin Built

December 23, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia- December 2015 From Sunrise to Sunset Avenue, heading west along one of those gorgeous, tree-lined streets that you find all throughout the cozy community of Fair Oaks, look to your right after passing the sign for the cemetery. Turn your gaze upward toward the heavens. You will suddenly gasp as you see […]

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A Book of Sermons and Articles by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of Blessed Memory is published in Serbia

November 28, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR- November 2015 A Serbian-language book on the sermons and articles of Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of blessed memory was just published by the Rukumija Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the title “A Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness.” This year marks the 30th anniversary of the repose of the First Hierarch of the […]

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Patriarch Irinej Urges Former Kosovo Residents To Return

November 26, 2015 Featured News
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In Serbia Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Tuesday urged all former residents of Kosovo-Metohija to return to their homes in the province. “We know that they live in difficult circumstances – the Lord will give them the strength to endure – I call on all former residents of Kosovo-Metohija to return to […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church Welcomes the decision of UNESCO

November 13, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 The Serbian Orthodox Church welcomes the decision of UNESCO which rejected the proposal to receive so-called Kosova into its organization. The entire time Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church sought for the delaying of this debate in order to avoid unnecessary political confrontation, but since Serbia’s request was denied voting took place which […]

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