RUSSIAN ARTISTS CREATE UNIQUE ICONS FOR BELGRADE CATHEDRAL

Pravoslavie.ru - March 2017 Russian specialists have created unique and unprecedented large-scale icons for the looming Cathedral of St. Sava on Belgrade’s Vračar plateau. The mosaic design for the Belgrade church was decided upon at a recent Moscow session of the special commission for adorning the church, reports the site of the Russian Ministry of Culture. Participants ...

Christmas Liturgy in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 12/1/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Saint Archangel Michael in Belgrade on 7 January 2017, on the joyful feast-day of the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ– Christmas. The festal Divine Liturgy was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia ...

Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic funeral and burial in Oplenac

Church of Serbia- Royal Family - May 2016 His Royal Highness Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic, the eldest son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga was buried today in the Saint George Church yard in Oplenac. Their Graces Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand officiated the funeral service at ...

President of Serbia visits Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - January 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received  President of the Republic of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday, on 22 January, 2015.  The meeting was attended by the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Their ...

President of Serbia visits Diocese of Valjevo on the feast-day of Saint Nikolaj of Serbia

  May 2014 Upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo, on the feast-day of Saint Bishop Nikolaj (Velimirovic), President of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic participated in the Liturgy at the Lelic monastery and later on visited the nearby monastery of Celije. That was the first visit of the current Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic to the ...

Serbian Patriarch meets with President of Serbia

November 2013 President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic received His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at the Office of the President of Serbia. The discussion was about resolving the open property and legal issues between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the state, as well as the problem of  building of the Library of the Serbian ...

Preparations of the celebration of the jubilee of the Edict of Milan

4/9/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch met with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate today, on 3 September 2013. The meeting, which topic was the solemn celebration of the jubilee of the Edict of Milan, was attended by their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa and Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Director of ...

Saint Lazarus gatherings in the Diocese of Nis

5/7/13 Marking of the feast-day of Saint Prince Lazar of Kosovo and all holy martyrs of Serbia in the Diocese of Nis began with a festal Vigil celebrated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis at the Cathedral church of Nis. The feast-day was crowned with the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for all who had ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the opening of the Historical Museum of Serbia

15/4/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended on 12 April 2013  the solemn opening of the restored Museum of History of Serbia, in which the exhibition “The Karadjordjevics and the Obrenovics in the collections of Historical Museum of Serbia”  was set up. The restored space of the Historical Museum of Serbia was opened by President of ...

Meeting of Serbian leadership with Serbian Patriarch

At the Serbian Patriarchate, on 8 April 2013, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of Serbia; Mr. Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister of the Government of Serbia and Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, First Vice President of the Government of Serbia. The members of the Holy Synod of Bishops attended the meeting, Their ...

Unity is necessary on important issues

Serbian Orthodox Church - 16/2/13 President Tomislav Nikolic and Serbian Patriarch Irinej agree that it is necessary to achieve unity оf local public in solving all issues of the national interest. Prime Minister Ivica Dacic also attended the meeting. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia, and Mr. Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister, talked today with ...

Session of Organizing Committee for marking 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan

12/12/12 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of Serbia, presided over the session of the Organizing Committee for marking th 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija and Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic

3/12/2012 Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia talked on 30 November 2012, with His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch in the Office of the President of Serbia. His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa also participated in the talks. Source:  

Anniversary Day of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

20/11/2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended yesterday on 19 November 2012  the solemn celebration of the Anniversary Day of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia, representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the highest educational and cultural institutions, as well members ...

Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac

7/10/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church Karadjordje's poplar, the symbol of freedom and unity of one small nation which stood up before the eyes of all Europe to fight against one mighty and strong enemy, and today it is again the meeting place of all Serbs. In the church of Holy Great Martyr George at Oplenac in the presence ...

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic visits Kursumlija

19/9/2012 In an ancient Nemanjic's endowment the church of Saint Nikolas in Kursumlija, Bishop Jovan of Nis welcomed on September 15, 2012 the president of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic. The Bishop greeted the president and wished a warm welcome to the Diocese of Nis and under the domes of the Saint Symeon's church, ...