Serbian Orthodox Church

The Life of St. King Stephen of Decani

November 27, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 27/11/8 St. King Stephen of Decani is one of the best-known Saints of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Through his holy and incorruptible relics, God has performed numerous miracles. Today, as the Serbian people suffer through another turbulent chapter in their history, they would do well to bring to mind the exemplary […]

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Position of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Church Crisis in Ukraine After the Newest Decisions by the Patriarchate of Constantinople

November 22, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 22/11/18 The two-day meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church (November 6-7, 2018) was dedicated to three topics – the state in Kosovo and Metohija, the improvement of education in the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Church crisis in Ukraine after the recent decisions of the Patriarchate […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops 
of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Kosovo and Metohija

November 13, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia- 13/11/8 COMMUNIQUE OF THE HOLY ASSEMBLY OF BISHOPS OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ON KOSOVO AND METOHIJA Gathered at the autumn meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, we the Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church headed by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, in these difficult times which our Church and the faithful […]

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Patriarch Irinej: Let us Guard our Faith and Live in Love

October 26, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/10/18 The Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church told his compatriots in Africa: “Your Church is taking care of you. Save what is most important – Orthodox faith. Let’s leave aside some of the things that may disturb our relations, but let us implement what is eternal – gift and blessing […]

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The Serbian Patriarch consecrated Sts. Cyril and Methodius church in Bern

September 15, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 15/9/18 The Serbian Orthodox Community in Bern as well as in the whole of Switzerland had an exquisite honour and the blessing to attend an historical event – consecration of the church of Saints Cyril and Methodius at Belp near Bern, the first ever built Serbian Orthodox Church in Switzerland on […]

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The Centennial Anniversary of the “Day of Prayer for Serbia” in Washington

July 19, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – Eastern America Diocese – 19/7/18 Under the spiritual patronage of the Bishop of Eastern American, His Grace Irinej, the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America is organizing a multi-day celebration of these significant events in Washington DC. On July 28, 1918 the government of Woodrow Wilson, the President of the […]

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Proclamation of Archimandrite Heruvim for Bishop of Osek Polje and Baranja

June 12, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 12/6/18 In the Cathedral church in Dalj, Croatia, 9 June 2018, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch performed the solemn rite of proclamation of Bishop Electus of Osek Polje and Baranja, Archimandrite Heruvim, abbot of the monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Daljska Planina. The First […]

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The Archbishop of Canterbury visiting the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate

June 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/6/18 His Grace, Lord Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of England, the head of the Anglican Community, arrived in Belgrade on June 2, 2018. The Church dignitary was accompanied by: The Rt Revd Dr Robert Innes, the Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe;   The Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall, Bishop of Ebbsfleet  – The Church of England’s […]

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The highest Serbian church medal for the President of Cyprus

May 16, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 16/5/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch awarded Mr. Nikos Anastasiades with the highest medal of the Serbian Orthodox Church, order of Saint Sava of the First Degree, at the ceremony in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 10 May 2018. Source:

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Serbian Church canonizes three martyrs

May 16, 2018 Featured

Orthochristian.com – 16/5/18 At its latest session, from April 28 to May 10, the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church resolved to canonize three holy martyrs among the saints, reports The Union of Orthodox Journalists. The official canonization of Sts. Gregory of Peć, Vasilije of Peć, and Bosiljka Rajičić and those who suffered with them […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church April – May 2018

May 14, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 14/5/18 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 April 29 – May 10, 2018.  The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on April 29, […]

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Message of the Holy Assembly of Bishops on Kosovo and Metohija

May 14, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 14/5/18 We, the bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the ancient and glorious Patriarchate of Pech, gathered by the grace of the Holy Spirit, for the regular convocation of the Holy Assembly of Bishops in the historic See of Serbian archbishops and patriarchs, the Monastery of the Patriarchate of Pech, and […]

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Holy Assembly of the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade

May 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/5/18 The session of the highest hierarchal representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church was continued at the Hall for holding sessions of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at the Patriarchal residence in Belgrade chaired by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on May 1, 2018 (photo gallery). Patriarchal Liturgy in the Patriarchate of […]

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Statement of the Holy Assembly of Bishops on Kosovo and Metohija

May 1, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 1/5/18 Statement of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the beginning of their regular May session on the current situation on Kosovo and Metohija. From its historical seat, the monastery of the  Patriarchate of Pec, which with its faithful people has  passed  a crucifixion-resurrection path of […]

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OCP Secretary – “Kosovo and Metohija belongs to Serbia”

April 23, 2018 Featured
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OCP News Service – 23/4/18 Belgrade- Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, George Alexander commented that Kosovo and Metohija truly belong to Serbia. Comments were made during a brief meeting with the Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE. He was on a ten-day visit to Serbia, where he met Patriarch Irinej- head of Serbian Church. Secretary […]

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ORTHODOX PRIMATES OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR TRAGEDY IN KEMEROVO SHOPPING CENTER

April 2, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has received condolences from several primates of fraternal Local Orthodox Churches for the tragic fire that occurred in a mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, leaving 64 dead, including 41 children, and another 44 injured, according to the official numbers. Several […]

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PAT. IRINEJ SUPPORTS SERBIAN CHURCH’S PROPOSED NAME CHANGE

March 14, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 14/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has voiced his approval of the proposal to amend the name of the Serbian Orthodox Church to emphasize its inextricable ties to much-suffering Kosovo, reports B92. The Serbian Church is set to vote on a new Church constitution in May, which includes the addition of “the Patriarchate of Peć” to […]

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Resolutions of the 2018 Eastern Diocese General Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

March 14, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 14/3/18 We, the clergy, monastics, and representatives of the people of God, ordained and elected members to the Annual Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America, Serbian Orthodox Church, have gathered together at the church of the Holy Great and Victorious Martyr George in the God-protected city of Clearwater, […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church will always respect their true friends

February 27, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 27/2/18 On 14 February this year Bishop Teodosije bestowed upon the Italian Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Danilo Errico the highest award of the Serbian Orthodox Church – The Medal of the Holy Emperor Constantine (the first Christian Roman Emperor who was born on the territory of today’s Serbia). General […]

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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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