Freedom House: Macedonia worse than Kosovo in regard to the freedom of the press

5/5/2012 In the latest Freedom House reports on the freedom of the press, our homeland remains rated as a “partly free” country, while the latest marks show its significant downgrade, and this time are classifying it as the country with the lowest level of freedom of the press in comparison to, for example, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia, ...

Bishop Jovan serves memorial service on the place of mass grave found at the Car Factory in Kragujevac

Serbian Church 2/12/2011 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumaidja served a memorial service of the suffered Christians on the place where workers unearthed their skeletons in an unmarked mass grave in the Car Factory in Kragujevac. Bishop Jovan prayed for the innocently suffered during and after the Second World War. The remains were found at a depth ...

Bulgarian Church celebrates St. Clement of Ohrid

25/11/2011 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Kiril, on November 24 in the church of St. Clemet of Ohrid the vesper service was served by Bishop Jovan of Glavinica and priest Petar Dimitrov with the concelebration of deacon Miroslav Encev. The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates on November 25 a remembrace of St. Clement of Ohrid. ...

KFOR Commander at the Patriarchate of Pec

22/11/2011 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Liplja, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch, recieved last Saturday, on November 19, 2011 at the Patriarchate of Pec the KFOR Commander Major General Erhard Drews. General Drews with his associates accompanied by Bishop Jovan firstly visited the Holy Salvation church and other churches of the Patriarchate of Pec and got to know ...

Liturgical remembrance on New Martyrs of Kragujevac

Priest Zoran Vrbaski 24/10/2011 Seven decades ago Kragujevac and area were the scene of one of the bloodiest crimes in the Second World War. Fascist soldiers in retaliation in a few days shot many thousands of innocent civilians including a number of children. The motive for the shooting were German losses in fighting with partisan units on October ...

Committee for Jasenovac at Summer school in Holocaust Studies in Ohrid

4/10/2011 In the period from September 26 until October 2, 2011 in Ohrid an international seminar on the holocaust research took place entitled The Diverse Survival Strategies of Jewish and Roma Communities in Macedonia: From Resistance to Memorialization. The coordinator of the Committee for Jasenovac of the Holy Assembly of Bishops Bishop Jovan Culibrk of Lipljan ...

SPC restores Committee for Kosovo Office

TANJUG 5/10/2011 The SPC said in a statement that the committee's office will be headed by Bishop Jovan of Ljipljan, who was appointed secretary of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija. The task of the office will be organization and documentation of work of the Committee for Kosovo-Metohija, as well as creation of archives and libraries on Kosovo ...

Ordination of newly-elected Bishop Jovan (Culibrk) of Lipljan

Serbian Church 1/9/2011 The Holy Assembly of Bishops, on the session of May 26/13 brought this decision: " Regarding the article 69 section 18 and article 105 of the Constitution of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Holy Assembly of Bishops have chosen Venerable Protosyngellos Jovan (Culibrk), a Ph.D candidate of the University in Jerusalem, for Vicar Bishop ...

Bishop Jovan (Puric) of Nis introduced to the throne of the bishops of Nis

7/8/2011 Serbian Church Constantine's city - Nis got today a new Bishop. At the Divine Liturgy which was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch Bishop Dr Jovan (Puric) was enthroned. Serbian Patriarch was concelebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, Their Graces Bishops: Lavrentije of Sabac, Pahomije of Vranje, retired ...