Christians in Nigeria Continue to Encounter Severe Persecution

OCP News Service - 17/03/21 Lagos-Nigeria: Christians were attacked every Sunday in the month of February (2021), according to a report by MNN. Fulani herdsmen are at the forefront of murdering the faithful and burning Churches. According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF),  "violent Islamist groups based in northern Nigeria remain some of ...

Serbian Patriarch Arrives at the Pec Patriarchate

Church of Serbia - 17/3/21 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch arrived at the Pec Patriarchate, an ancient seat of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the afternoon on 14 March 2021(photo gallery). His Holiness Patriarch was welcomed by abbess Haritina with the sisterhood and the clergy. After the doxology, Patriarch Porfirije venerated a miraculous icon of the Mother ...

Bishop Jovan of Sumadia: Fasting is a bridge between this world and the Kingdom of God

Church of Serbia - 17/3/21 On Cheesefare Sunday, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Archangel Gabriel (church of Vrbic), in Arandjelovac. The Bishop was concelebrated by the diocesan dean of Orasac protopresbyter-staurophor Mico Cirkovic, diocesan dean of Oplenac protopresbyter-staurophor Miladin Mihailovic, protonamesnici Aleksandar Milanovic and Dejan Teodosic, ...