“The Demise of Patriarch Irinej — A Great Loss for Orthodox Christianity” George Alexander (OCP Secretary)

OCP News Service- OCP Secretariate - 20/11/2020 A Statement from George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christain Society) on the demise of His Holiness Irinej, the Patriarch of Serbia. Global: "The heavenly abode of His Holiness Irinej, the Patriarch of Serbia is an enormous loss to the Orthodox Christian world" stated George Alexander, Secretary of ...

Patriarch and Serbian President Visits Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Aleksandar Vucic, the President of the Republic of Serbia visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 22 October 2020.  - I am glad that all citizens of Serbia and all Serbs, wherever they live, will soon be able to come to the Cathedral ...

Patriarch Irinej and Minister Loncar called on Citizens to Respect Epidemiological Measures During Slava Celebrations

Church of Serbia - 22/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Dr. Zoran Loncar, Minister of Health in the Government of the Republic of Serbia,  called on all citizens of Serbia yesterday to adhere to anti-epidemic measures in the next period, and during slava celebrations, in order to preserve public health. At today's meeting at the Patriarchate, ...

Serbian Patriarch Celebrated in the Cathedral Church

Church of Serbia - 15/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade on October 10, 2020, on Ven. Cyriacus’ All Souls’ Day. In the prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Canada, the Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Lukic, presbyter Slavisa Popovic and archdeacon Damjan Bozic. The ...

The Serbian Patriarch Consecrated Transfiguration Church at Prolom Banj

Church of Serbia - 8/10/2020 On October 3 and 4, 2020, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited the Diocese of Nis on the occasion of the consecration of bells on the recently reconstructed northern tower of the monastery of St. Nicholas at Kursumlija, as well as of the great consecration of the Church of the Transfiguration ...

Patriarch Irinej, President Vucic Discuss Kosovo and Metochia

Church of Serbia - 16/9/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, met with President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, on September 14, 2020. In an open conversation, President Vucic informed the Patriarch about the negotiations on Kosovo and Metochia that had been held in Washington and Brussels at the beginning of the month, as ...

“Kosovo is an Integral Part of Serbia” – Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 11/9/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has said today that the only agreement that the Serbian Orthodox Church accepts is the one in which Kosovo is part of Serbia. "That is absolutely the position of the Church, and nothing has changed there. We will still see in which direction the negotiations between the ...

Patriarch Irinej: When We are close to God, then We are Children of God, and then We are Most Close to Each Other

Church of Serbia - 9/9/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Athanasius the Great in the suburb of Zemun, Plavi Horizonti, on 6 September 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Bozo Bakajlic, Diocesan dean of Zemun-New Belgrade; presbyter AndjelkoDoder, principal of the church; archdeacon Stevan Rapajic ...

Statement of His Holiness Irinej – Serbian Patriarch on the Occasion of Political Changes in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 5/9/2020 Statement of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of political changes in Montenegro I am very happy with the results of the elections and the change in Montenegro. I am especially glad that new people will have a broader view of the problems. I think that they will use the ...

Patriarch Irinej and President Vucic Discuss Kosovo and Metohija

Church of Serbia - 16/8/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, had a meeting with the President of  Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, on August 12, 2020. According to the official news release on the site of the President of Serbia, important national topics,  such as the fight for Kosovo and Metohija, difficult ...

Patron Saint-day of the Church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - July 2020 On the occasion of church Patron Saint-day, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade on 26 July 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the diocesan dean of Belgrade One protopresbyter-staurophore Dr Vladimir Vukasinovic, dean of the Faculty of Orthodox ...

Solemn Celebration of Saint Vitus Day in Lazarica Church in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 29/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Liturgy in the church of Lazarica, in the Belgrade's district of Zvezdara on Saint Vitus Day, on 28 June 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy. Before the beginning of the Liturgy, the Patriarch ordained Ivica Stojkovic and Slobodan Pajevic, parishioners into ...

Patron Saint-day of Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas

Church of Serbia - 27/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas in Rakovica on 24 June 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy.  At the beginning of the service His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch consecrated a new fresco painting of the church. ...

Solemnation of the dedication church of Venerable Justin of Celije in Resnik – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 15/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of St. Justin of Celije, next to the church of St. Nicholas of Ohrid and Zica, in Resnik on June 14, 2020. His Holiness was concelebrated by Bishop’s dean of Belgrade-Posavina, Archpriest-Staurophore Branko Mitrovic, Archpriest Aleksandar Petrović, Priests Goran ...

The President with the Patriarch: Politics Interferes with the internal organization of the Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 25/5/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, said after a meeting with President Aleksandar Vucic that it was clear that Milo Djukanovic’s plan was that in Montenegro there was no longer the Serbian Orthodox Church or Serbian Orthodox people. President Vucic points out that politics interferes with the internal Church organization and ...

OCP Chairman Express Solidarity with Serbian Orthodox Christians in Montenegro

OCP News Service - 16/5/2020 Kerala-India: The letter delivered from the desk of Mr. George Joseph (the Chairman of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society) to the Serbian Church in response to the alarming situation in Montenegro.  His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Metropolitan Amfilohije Radović of Montenegro and the Littoral, and Venerable Members of the Bishops' Council Respected Your Holiness, His Grace Metropolitan Amfilohije and Venerable Members of the Holy Synod We ...

Rite of Supplications for the Suffering Serbian Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 16/5/2020 Upon the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, a rite of supplications to the Holy Mother of God for the support to bishops, clergy and faithful people of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro was served in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade, on the 14th of May 2020. The ...

On Easter Monday Serbian Patriarch served in Monastery of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple

Church of Serbia - 23/4/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple on Easter Monday, 20 April 2020.  Source:  

Meeting of Patriarch Irinej with President Vucic Concerning Corona-virus

Church of Serbia - 21/3/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, met with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, in Belgrade on 15 March 2020. (photo: predsednik.rs, video: Tanjug) We are in a special situation while facing a great problem, which is not only our problem but the problem of the whole world, ...

Serbian Patriarch Receives President of the National Assembly of Armenia

Church of Serbia - 14/3/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Ararat Mirzoyan, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 10 March 2020.  The reception was attended besides representatives of the state delegation of the Republic of Armenia also His Grace Bishop Stefan of ...

Patriarch of Serbia Irinej at the US State Department

Church of Serbia - 8/3/2020 Senator Samuel Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, with his associates, received His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at the State Department on 3 March 2020. The meeting of the two delegations began at 3 pm local time. Since Mr. Brownback was received last year by His Holiness Patriarch at the ...