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SERBIAN CHURCH MUST TAKE LEAD IN RESOLVING ISSUE OF MACEDONIAN CHURCH—MET. HILARION

February 1, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 1/2/18 Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, recently addressed the ongoing issue of the non-canonical status of the Macedonian Orthodox Church in an interview with the “Church Television” ministry of the Serbian Orthodox Church, emphasizing the importance of the role of the Serbian Church. […]

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BULGARIAN PATRIARCH NEOFIT: WE HAVE CONSENSUS ON MAJOR ISSUES OF FUTURE OF MACEDONIAN CHURCH

January 29, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 29/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria recently expressed hope for the future of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, stating that there is a consensus on the main issues for moving forward in the future. His statement came in response to a question of what to expect in the near future regarding the rapprochement between […]

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“Before I am an athlete, I am an Orthodox Christian” – Novak Djokovic

January 25, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – Eastern Diocese-25/1/17 Taken off the tennis courts for six months because of persistent elbow pain, Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic made his return to the ATP circuit on Tuesday, facing off against American Donald Young in the first round of the Australian Open tournament. He won the match handily (6-1, 6-2, […]

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President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow

December 24, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 24/12/17 Within the two-day visit to the Russian Federation, President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic visited also the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow, where he celebrated his family’s Patron Saint-day – Saint Nicholas of Myra, the Wonderworker. The rite of blessing the slava wheat and […]

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The First Orthodox Grammar School in Bosnia and Herzegovina

December 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/12/17 On 13 January 2017, in a hall of the Saint Sava Parish House in Srpska Varos in town Brcko, Republic of Srpska, there was held a meeting of Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla with representatives of the Brcko District authorities, headed by Mayor Mr. Sinisa Milic, as well as with representatives […]

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New Monastery for Serbian Orthodox Church in Guatemala

December 12, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 12/12/17 His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of South-Central America, paying a canonical visitation to this Diocese,arrived to the monastery of Holy Trinity in Guatemala on 5 November 2017. His Eminence was welcomed by abbess of the monastery mother Ines with the sisterhood, protopresbiter-staurophor Alexios […]

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The Serbian Patriarch and members of the Synod visited the Saint Sava Cathedral

December 2, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 2/12/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar on 27 November 2017. He was accompanied by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church: Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Bishops Justin of Zica, Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla and Milutin of Valjevo as well as […]

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Macedonian Orthodox Holy Synod Request Bulgarian Patriarchate for Recognition

November 20, 2017 Featured
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Kisha D Dorado (Delegate of Belgrade, Serbia and all Balkans) – OCP News Service – 20/11/17 Skopje-Macedonia: Several sources from Macedonia says that the Holy Synod of the unrecognized Macedonian Orthodox Church has requested Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarchate to be their mother church in case they are granted autocephalous status. The Holy Synod has requested to restore […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej Receives Indian Orthodox Delegation

October 28, 2017 Featured
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Northeast American Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – 28/10/17 Also Read – Eighty Years of Indo–Serbian Orthodox Relations & Saint Dositej Vasić of Zagreb His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of the Northeast American Diocese, and President of the Department of Ecumenical Relations of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, met with His Holiness Irinej, Archbishop of […]

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President of Greece had an audience with Serbian Patriarch

October 8, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 8/10/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in an audience President of Greece Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Serbian Patriarchate on 3 October 2017. President Pavlopoulos expressed his gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on cordial and brotherly audience during which they talked about current challenges that facing […]

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Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark – A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II

September 26, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 26/9/17 President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic received in audience His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, who was paying an official visit to Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church. In a cordial and friendly conversation with Patriarchs of Alexandria and of the Serbian Orthodox Church, […]

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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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