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Serbian Orthodox Church awards Lukashenko St Sava medal

June 13, 2014 Featured News

In Serbia News – 13/6/14 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Holy Synod of Bishops presented on Thursday Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko with the medal of St Sava, while Patriarch Irinej said Serbia would never forget the support Belarus had provided regarding Kosovo. Irinej presented Lukashenko with the medal, the SPC stated. “We have […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church’s website attacked by hackers

June 11, 2014 Featured News

InSerbia News – 11/6/14 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) said on Tuesday that its official website has been under constant hacker attack since Saturday, June 7. “The maximum speed of the attack has reached 46 Gbps, or around ten million requests per second,” the SOC press office said in a statement, adding that […]

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Neulerchendfeld Roman Catholic church in 16th Vienna’s district handedover to the Serbian Orthodox Church

June 1, 2014 Featured News

1/6/14 His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, Administrator of the Diocese of Austria-Switzerland, received on 27 May keys of the Neulerchenfeld church in 16th Vienna’s district, from Archbishop of Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn With this solemn act the forementioned church became also the formal property of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Lots of guests from both […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

May 27, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 27/5/14 Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held in Monastery Studenica, Ras and Belgrade May 14-24, 2014 Under the presidency of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej the regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began this year on May 14 […]

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Serbian Orthodox Bishops visit affected areas of the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla

May 21, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Their Graces Bishops Georgije of Canada, Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, accompanied by competent Bishop Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla, visited the affected areas in the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla yesterday on 20 May 2014. On this occasion bishops brought necessary humanitarian aid. Source:  

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Appeal of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

May 20, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 The appeal of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to all priesthood, monks and faithful people, as well as to all the people of good will Deeply concerned and grief-stricken, but also filled with unshakable faith in love and grace of God, we address all priesthood, monks and faithful […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church to donate RSD 10 million as aid

May 18, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 BELGRADE – The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) will donate RSD 10 million as aid for the areas worst hit by the floods and establish a special fund for donations to help repair the damage, Bishop of Backa Irinej has said. The SPC assembly was informed on Friday about the extent of the disaster […]

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The Holy Assembly of Serbian Orthodox Bishops has begun with sessions

May 17, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Hierarchs gathered at the Studenica monaster. The rite of Invocation of the Holy Spirit was performed in the church of Sts. Apostles Peter and Paul in Ras near Novi Pazar This annual gathering of the Holy Assembly of Bishops began with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of the Most Holy […]

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Fr Dr K M George Interviewed by Belorussian and Serbian Orthodox Media on Indian Christianity and Culture

May 14, 2014 Featured News
Interview with Sobor.by

Kisha D Dorado – OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region OCP News Service – 14/5/14 Thessaloniki: During the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy Mass Media conference, Fr Dr K M George (Leading international Orthodox Theologian, director of the new inter-orthodox center and former principal of the Orthodox Theological Seminary in India) of the […]

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Orthodox Catalans at the Serbian Patriarchate

May 8, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received a delegation of Orthodox Spaniards from the Diocese of Western Europe of the Serbian Orthodox Church, led by protopresbyter-stavrophor Joan García at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 7 May 2014. The dean of the Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church for Fine Arts and Conservation protopresbyter-stavrophor […]

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William Dorich Writes open Letter to Pope Francis on the role of Vatican in Balkan Genocide

May 4, 2014 Featured News
William Dorich

OCP News Service – April – May 2014 An Open Letter April 21, 2014 His Holiness Pope Francis Apostolic Palace Vatican City 00120 Your Holiness: As a double victim of Balkan genocide, I write this Open Letter to appeal to your humanitarian nature exhibited in recent public appearances. In 1942, in the village of Vojnic, […]

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The Christian heritage of Kosovo and Metohija

May 4, 2014 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church – 4/5/14 For more information, or if you would like to BECOME a SPONSOR of this rare and valuable book, please contact us at the number or email below. Those who donate more than $100 will be noted at the end of this book which will be dedicated to its contributors! Thank […]

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Тhe Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to be convened

May 2, 2014 Featured News

5/2/14 Marking the 900th anniversary of the nativity of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher, this annual Assembly of Bishops will begin with the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God at the Studenica Monastery on 14 May 2014 at 8.30 a.m. While the solemn rite of the Invocation […]

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Macedonian Orthodox Church sends letters to the Ecumenical Patriarchate the Russian Orthodox Church and to the Serbian Orthodox Church to revamp dialogue for Canonical Unity

April 25, 2014 Featured News

Kisha D Dorad (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service- 25/4/14 Belgrade: It has been reported that the Macedonian Orthodox Church  (MOC) Synod has send letters to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Russian Orthodox Church, and to the Serbian Orthodox Church expressing their readiness to re-open talks regarding reestablish communion. The […]

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Priština official declares he’ll “demolish church”

April 25, 2014 Featured News

24/4/14 A recent statement by a member of the government in Priština concerning plans to demolish a Serbian Orthodox church in that town has caused reactions. The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Eparchy of Raška and Prizren called on Tuesday Dardan Gashi’s pronouncement “an open provocation.” The Kosovo Albanian official, in charge of spatial planning, was […]

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Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija: “It is our time and we must bear our cross till the end”

April 19, 2014 Featured News
Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija

April 2014 Report prepared for OCP News Service Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija of the Serbian Orthodox Church  interviewd by Artyom Mahakeev Artyom Mahakeev: Your Excellency, the year 1999 witnessed the terrible and tragic events the consequences of which we can still observe nowadays. The operation of the NATO forces laid the foundation […]

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Metropolitan Jovan (Pavlovic) of Zagreb-Ljubljana reposed in the Lord

April 4, 2014 Featured News

4/4/14 – Serbian Orthodox Church  Holy Service for the dead and funeral service for Metropolitan Jovan Regarding the repose of Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana the Holy service for the dead will be served at the Cathedral church of Holy Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb at 10 a.m. on Saturday, 5 April 2014. The funeral service will be served […]

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Patriarch Irinej: Kosovo Is Serbian Jerusalem

March 19, 2014 Featured News

19/3/14 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej said on Monday at a forum commemorating the 10th anniversary of the March pogrom, destruction of Serbian holy sites and exodus of the Serbs from Kosovo, that it had been an attempt to destroy the root of the Serbian people and erase their existence in that area. Despite […]

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Unidentified perpetrators damage greenhouses in Serbian Orthodox Churches in Kosovo

March 19, 2014 Featured News

Tanuj- 19/3/14 KOSOVSKA MITROVICA – Unidentified perpetrators illegally entered a church estate in the Mogila village, municipality of Kosovska Vitina, and caused material damages to the garden where vegetables are grown for the needs of soup kitchens and the Diocese of Raska and Prizren of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC). President of NGO Majka Devet […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs

March 13, 2014 Featured News

On March 10, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Mr. Ivan Mrkic, Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia; and his delegation. During the meeting the Catholicos of All Armenians reflected on the historical connection of the Armenian and […]

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The Life of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

March 1, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On February 26th (February 13th according to Julian calendar) we commemorate: The Venerable Simeon (Myrrh-Gusher), from whose relics flowed myrrh – Chrism Stefan Nemanja, the great ruler (Great Zupan) of the Serbian people, the consolidator of Serbian lands, creator of the independent Serbian state, defender of Orthodoxy and exterminator of heresy. At first, […]

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