The Memory of the Flooded Church in Drinjaca has not been Faded Out

Church of Serbia - 30/5/2020 On May 24, 2020, His Grace Fotije, Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla, officiated the Holy Archhierarchal Liturgy on the occasion of the 115th anniversary of the consecration of the church of Saints Cyril and Methodius at Drinjača, which was flooded over during the construction of the hydroelectric power plant in 1955. In ...

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Church of Serbia - 17/5/2020 Our brother Joanikije thrown into a dungeon Made of concrete, so cramped that it’s impossible to straighten up. Still, he has stood straight in front of those who have imprisoned him, those who have dug their own tomb. The cross procession of St Basil of Ostrog Has made them disturbed, The cross procession - for St Basil veneration And the ...

SERBIAN CHURCH REPORTEDLY BEWILDERED BY DECISION OF BULGARIAN CHURCH REGARDING MACEDONIAN CHURCH

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Orthochristian.com - 14/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has reportedly expressed his bewilderment at the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s (BOC) decision to present the case for the canonicity and autocephaly of the schismatic Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC) to the other canonical Local Orthodox Churches. The decision has caused anxiety among the Serbian hierarchy, according to the Bulgarian ...

Biography of elected Bishop Sergije (Karanovic) of Bihac-Petrovac

Church of Serbia - September 2017 The solemn rite of the enthronement into the throne of bishops of Bihac-Petrovac will be performed at the Cathedral church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Bosanski Petrovac on  September 10th, 2017. The newly-elected Bishop of Central Europe Archimandrite Sergije (Karanovic) was born on 4 July 1975 in BackaPalanka, ...

Patronal Feast of the Cathedral Church in Trebinje – Herzegovina

Church of Serbia - 23/8/17 The patronal feast of the church and the city, the Transfiguration of the Lord, was solemnly celebrated in Trebinje on the Saturday of 19 August 2017. On the Eve of the feast-day of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord, which is the patronal feast of the city and the church, in Trebinje, ...

First Liturgy in Japanese at the Belgrade Cathedral

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Church of Serbia - August 2017 With the blessing of Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan, Bishop Antonije of Moravica, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierachal Liturgy with the concelebration of a guest from the Japanese Orthodox Church, priest Gregory Mizuno from Yokohama, in the Cathedral church ...

Clergy Meeting – 53rd Convention of the SOC in Northern America

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 21/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the clergy meeting of the two Archdioceses of the USA at the 53rd Annual Convention held in California. Their Eminences Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Western USA, and Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, attended the ...

Patron Saint-day of the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina

Church of Serbia - 25/12/16 Saint Nicholas has neither left this church which was burnt, nor has left Christians who have remained in Pristina. With restoration of this church we show that in these life conditions one may serve the Liturgy and praise the Lord, and by celebrating Liturgies each year we restore the life in ...

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

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. This document, ...

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

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 March 31, ...

Biography of Bishop Electus Jovan of Slavonia

Church of Serbia - 22/7/14 New Elected Bishop Jovan (Culibrk) was born on April 16, 1965 in Zenica. He finished a high school and the grammar school in (Bosanska) Gradiska. He studied South-Slavic languages and literatures at the universities in Banja Luka and Zagreb, where he graduated at the Department for stylestics with a work on ...

Serbian Orthodox Church’s website attacked by hackers

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 the amount ...

Macedonia under fire for jailed Serbian archbishop

Timothy Fowler - 6/8/13 International church and human rights bodies are calling on the government of Macedonia to release a Serbian Orthodox archbishop from jail. They believe the charges against the bishop are not based in fact, but on an ecclesiastical dispute with the breakaway Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC). Since 2003 Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid has been imprisoned six ...

Serbian ‘cybermonk’ encourages inter-ethnic dialogue in Kosovo

Muhamet Brajshori for Southeast European Times in Pristina  22/07/13 The Serbian Orthodox Church wants to become more engaged with the local community in Kosovo. A Serbian Orthodox clergyman whose progressive viewpoints and embrace of social media have earned him the nickname "cybermonk" is working to facilitate dialogue and understanding between Serbs and Albanians. As an archdeacon at the ...

Permanent Exhibition Of The Museum Of Serbian Orthodox Church Has Been Opened

31/5/13 BELGRADE – New permanent exhibition of the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church has been opened in the Patriarchal Palace in the presence of the Patriarch Irinej, Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic and Minister of Culture and Information Bratislav Petkovic, reported RTS.. Patriarch Irinej pointed to the long felt need to expand the museum, because in the ...

Biography of Archimandrite Jovan (Culibrk) elected for Vicar Bishop of Lipljan

Serbian Church 31/8/2011 Archimandrite Jovan (Culibrk) was born on April 16, 1965 in Zenica. He finished a high school and the grammar school in (Bosanska) Gradiska. He studied South-Slavic languages and literatures at the universities in Banja Luka and Zagreb, where he graduated at the Department for stylestics with a work on Milos Crnjanski ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: Metropolitanate expects the State respects the centuries-long structure of the Church

17/6/2011 Serbian Church Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral said yesterday that the Mitropolitanate respects the independant state of Montenegro, but it is expecting that the state respects the centuries-long structure of the Church. Otherwise, justice will be sought in Brussels and Strasbourg. He indicated that the Church in Montenegro has been existed for eight ...

Minister of Faith and Diaspora prepares a reception for members of the Assembly of the SOC

26/5/2011 Minister of Faith and Diaspora Mr. Srdjan Sreckovic prepared yesterday, on the occasion of the session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, a reception for His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and the members of the Assembly. Minister Sreckovic pointed out that with this reception "once again our will is manifested that ...

Holy Assembly of Bishops of the SOC started with the Divine Liturgy

16/5/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral Church which was a beginning of the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, in a presence of all Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Invocation of the Holy Spirit ...