Dragana Atanaskovic – Serbian Orthodox Author

OCP News Service - 2/5/18 Belgrade- Dragana Atanaskovic is a Serbian Orthodox author who has written two books. Her first book ‘The sky ring above Serbia’ was released at the Russian Cultural Center in Belgrade. Her second book is titled ‘Do not call me father.’ She is a great devotee of Nikolai Velimirovich and is closely ...

Serbian Church glorifies St. Mardarije of Libertyville

Church of Serbia - 18/7/17 More Pics: The festive celebration of the liturgical glorification of St. Mardarije of Libertyville was held this past weekend July 14-16 at various Serbian Orthodox churches and monasteries, culminating in the glorification Liturgy at St. Sava’s Monastery in Libertyville, where St. Mardarije’s incorrupt relics lie. The celebrations were headed by His Holiness Patriarch ...

“ISIS IS COMING” GRAFFITI ON SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH WALL IN PRISTINA

In Serbia - Pristina - 18/3/16 A graffiti with the message “ISIS is coming” has been daubed on the wall around the Serbian Orthodox church of St Nicholas in Pristina. It was first spotted last weekend by Italian KFOR soldiers who patrol around the church twice a week, the RTK2 has reported. Parish priest Darko Marinkovic noted that he had ...

Press Release by the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church

29/4/15 The Holy Synod of Bishops, in reviewing the report and conclusions of the formed Commission (chaired by His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Ras-Prizren and members: His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America, Protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr. Velibor Dzomic (co-ordinator of the Legal committee of the Diocese of Montenego and the Coastlands), Protopresbyter-stavrophor Djuro Krosnjar (priest at St. ...

Best wishes for Christian who celebrate Easter according to western paschalia from the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - March 2015 On the occasion of the forthcoming radiant Feast-day of Resurrection of Christ, which Western Christians celebrate according to Western tradition (Paschalia), His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej has sent Easter greetings to the primates of  non-Orthodox Churches: His Holiness Pope Francis of Rome, His Grace Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and ...

The Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates Sunday of Orthodoxy

4/3/15 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej served the Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great in the side-chapel of Holy Martyrs of Belgrade Hermylus and Stratonicus at the Saint Sava Cathedral on Vracar, Belgrade. The clergy of Saint Sava Cathedral concelebrated to the Patriarch, while the Singing Society “Mokranjac” sang responses. Lots of believers were present at the ...

Croatia: Vandals desecrate Serbian Orthodox Church temple in Karlovci

Photo: RTS

In Serbia News- 17/2/15 On the night between Saturday and Sunday unknown persons broke into the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Karlovac. Sacred and other objects were stolen, the inventory scattered and material damage was done, Gornji Karlovac Diocesan said in a statement. Vandals broke in through the side door, it was confirmed by the priest Slavisa ...

Statement by the Communication Service of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations and the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the release of Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid

His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan VI – Primate of the of the Autonomous Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Church

3/2/1984 Also Read - Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid released from Prison: On February 2, 2015, in compliance with the ruling of the Skopje Court, Archbishop Jovan (Vraniskovsky) of Ohrid, a hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, was released from the Idrizovo prison. His situation and physical condition were considered at the fraternal meeting between His Holiness Patriarch ...

Communique of the Raska-Prizren Diocese on the Christmas incidents in Lipljan and Djakovica

Church of Serbia- 14/1/15 During the Christmas holidays KLA graffito was written on the walls of the church of Sts Florus and Laurus in Lipljan. Regrettably, writing political graffiti, particularly those which were left on many desecrated and destroyed Serbian Orthodox churches since 1999 it is evident that the religious freedoms of the Serbian Orthodox Church ...

KLA graffiti appears on Serbian Orthodox church walls

Tanjug - 13/1/15 LIPLJAN -- Graffiti spelling out the Albanian acronym for "the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA)" - UCK - appeared on the walls of a Serbian Orthodox church in Kosovo. The Church of Saint Flora and Lavre in the town of Lipljan was found defaced in this way on Saturday morning. The police and the Diocese of ...

Metropolitan Hilarion visits Detained Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid

December 2014 On the basis of a Memorandum that was signed by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in Belgrade on 15 November 2014, and with the blessing of both, Russian and Serbian Patriarchs, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church ...

Metropolitan Amphilochius serves Liturgy in Recife

Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Buenos Aires and South-Central America December 2014 His Eminence Amphilochius, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, Bishop Administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central America of the Serbian Patriarchate, served the Holy Liturgy at the parish of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in ...

Letter from the detained Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid

His Beatitude Jovan VI- Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje - Autonomous Archbishopric of Ohrid- Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate

Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate - The Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric December 2014 Special Courtesy: Cveta Cvetanovic and Dusan DTomic Read:Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid – three years in prison Skopje-Macedonia : “I'm not aware that if there is any Idrizovo prison inmate with more restrictions than me” - says Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje in a letter ...

Communique of the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

On the desecration of Russian and Serbian graves at Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney An unknown vandal or vandals during the night between Tuesday (09/12/2014) and Wednesday (10/12/2014) desecrated seventy six (76) graves in the Russian and Serbian Section No. 1 at Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery. We are amazed and saddened by this act of vandalism witnessed in the ...

Croatia: ‘Kill The Serb’, Ustasha Graffiti On Serbian Orthodox Church

Photo: Glas Srpske

InSerbia - 12/9/14 VINKOVCI – Ustasha graffiti have been painted on the building of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) parish centre in Vinkovc, Croatia. The graffiti featuring messages of hatred against the Serbs, threats and the Ustasha symbols and mottoes were painted on the SPC parish centre in Vinkovci on Sunday, the Osjek diocese has stated. The ...

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill to visit the Serbian Orthodox Church

November 2014 Upon the invitation of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irenej, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will pay an official (irenic) visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church from November 14-16, 2014. Patriarch Kirill will arrive with a delegation consisting of a number hierarchs and priests. Serbian Patriarch Irenej, hierarchs and clergy as well ...

Patriarch Kirill Of Moscow To Visit Belgrade In Mid-November

Patriarch Kirill Of Moscow To Visit Belgrade In Mid-November

InSerbia - November 2014 BELGRADE – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will in mid-November visit Belgrade, where he will, with Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church, consecrate a monument to the Russian Emperor Nicholas Romanov, recently erected in Devojacki park, the Belgrade Patriarchate has confirmed to Tanjug. Patriarch Kirill’s visit was announced last summer, when ...

Shocking accusations by Kosovo Interior Minister Mr. Bajram Rexhepi

Kosovo Interior Minister Mr. Bajram Rexhepi

Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raska and Prizren - 16th October 2014 This is a response by Fr. Sava Janjic to the interview which Mr. Bajram Rexhepi, Kosovo’s Interior Minister gave today for KIM Radio (a central Kosovo media in Serbian language. The interview is available on the following link: http://www.radiokim.net/vesti/politika/redzepi-kfor-ometao-istragu-u-decanima.html PUBLIC RELEASE The Kosovo outgoing Minister of Interior ...

Gathering of the clergy of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America

October 2014 On the eve of the great feast day of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, on October 13th of this year, at the St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois, the Clergy Brotherhood of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America held its meeting. The brotherly assembly began with prayer, ...

Catholicos of All Armenians received the President of the Republic of Serbia

On October 12, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic who was in Armenia for an official state visit. The President was accompanied by the Republic of Armenia Foreign Affairs Minister Edward Nalbandian. Welcoming the ...