On Election of the New Serbian Patriarch and Epidemics – Church-Legal Analysis by Protopresbyter-staurophor Velibor Dzomic

Church of Serbia - 23/12/2020 The question * of the date of the election session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at which the 46th Serbian Patriarch should be elected is primarily a church issue and primarily concerns the bishops, clergy, monastics and the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Having in mind the importance of the ...

Forty-day memorial service for Metropolitan Amfilohije

Church of Serbia - 9/12/2020 Hierarchal Liturgy with the forty-day memorial service for Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral of blessed repose was celebrated in the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica. on December 6, 2020, on the feast day of St. Amphilochius of Iconium. Their Graces Bishops Joanikije of Budimlye-Niksic and the administrator ...

Bishop Joanikije: Let us renew ourselves spiritually and prepare for the great joy of the Nativity

Church of Serbia - 30/11/2020 His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlye-Niksic and the administrator of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi on the feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, November 29, 2020. Source:  

Metropolitan Amfilohije Buried in the Cathedral Church in Podgorica

Church of Serbia - 3/11/2020 Earthly remains of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral were buried in the crypt of the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, on November 1, 2020. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the funeral rite was celebrated by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with the concelebration of Their Eminences ...

Memorial Prayer Rite for Metropolitan Amfilohije in the Cetinje Monastery

Church of Serbia - 31/10/2020 After his earthly remains had been transferred from the Clinical Centre of Montenegro to the Cetinje Monastery, a memorial service was held for the repose of the soul of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral. Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic with clergy performed the prayer rite. Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral. Source: ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral Reposed in the Lord

Church of Serbia - 30/10/2020 Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and  Exarch of the Holy Throne of Pec, Amfilohije, after having received the Holy Sacrament of Communion, reposed in the Lord in the Clinical Hospital Center of Montenegro, on Friday, October 30, 2020, at 8.20 am, on the eve of the feast of St. Peter ...

Press Release of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral

Church of Serbia - 22/10/2020 Today's X-ray of Metropolitan’s lungs showed a reduction of lung inflammation, allowing us to state that Metropolitan Amfilohije’s health condition has once again slightly improved compared to yesterday– the Clinical Center of Montenegro reported. Metropolitan Amfilohije’s recovery may seem to be proceeding slowly, but to the satisfaction of the medical team, it ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro Tests Positive for COVID

Church of Serbia - 8/10/2020 October 6, during a routine examination, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro of the Serbian Orthodox Church tested positive for the coronavirus. He was therefore sent to a clinic for treatment, reports the press service of the Montenegro Metropolis. “The Metropolitan spent the previous days in home isolation under constant medical supervision,” the ...

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 ...

Maritime Cross Procession Held in Defense of Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 23/8/2020 While the Orthodox faithful in Montenegro held cross processions twice a week for several months at the beginning of the year in defence of the rights of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro, they have been limited for several months now due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, the faithful take every ...

35th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral

Church of Serbia - 27/7/2020 52th anniversary of pastoral and 35th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral On 21st July 1968, on the feast of Holy Great-martyr Procopius of Caesarea, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral was ordained as hieromonk at the Monastery of St. Gerasimus of ...

Attorneys of Metropolitan Amfilohije “We will be Persistent in Clearing This Matter Off”

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral,

Church of Serbia - 17/7/2020 Lawyers Dragan Šoć and Božo Milonjić, attorneys of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, have requested the Basic State Prosecutors’ Office in Podgorica for information on whether the measures have been taken and which ones regarding the illegal detention of Metropolitan Amfilohije when he was giving a statement ...

Declaration on the Protection of rights of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Free Profession of Faith and the Right on its Property in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 29/6/2020 In the first convocation of the Tenth Regular Session, the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska adopted the Declaration on the Protection of Rights of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Free Professing of Faith and the Right on Its Property in Montenegro as well as nine laws. In reference to the ...

Serbian Church Condemns the Continued Persecution of the Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 29/6/2020 The Holy Synod of Bishops, at their session held on June 25, 2020, strongly condemned the continued persecution of the Church by the Montenegrin authorities, manifested by the latest summoning of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral to the Security Administrative Centre in Podgorica for questioning, where he ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral at an Informative Conversation at the State Security Administration Center in Podgorica

Church of Serbia - 23/6/2020 Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral was interrogated at the Security Center in Podgorica on the Monday of 22nd June 2020. The Hierarch was interrogated by the Police as an alleged organizer of last night's cross procession in Podgorica. The Metropolitan gave a statement, and a statement from the prosecutor is awaited ...

Do Serbian Lives Matter in Montenegro

28. Jun NGO - 18/6/2020 In recent days, Serbian Orthodox Churches in Montenegro have been bulldozed and police loyal to Montenegro's repressive government has brutalized peaceful Serbian protesters. Our “Ne damo svetinje” initiative in support of free and democratic principles in Montenegro has been underway for several weeks now. The diaspora’s support has allowed the good people of ...

Press Release of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 13/6/2020 Prime Minister Duško Marković decided to speak publicly about the meeting that he, the president of the state, and our archbishops: Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop Joanikije, held a few days ago. Since the Prime Minister made several claims, we are obliged to comment on the most important ones. First of all, it is ...

Statement of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro With the Clergy and Monk-hood of Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 13/6/2020 Statement of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro With the Clergy and Monkhood of Montenegro Dear Brothers and Sisters; Dear Fellow Citizens; Dear Friends, Today is the birthday of the Church but also the second consecutive the Holy Trinity Day that we spend here in our country of Montenegro with anxiety, ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: The Demolition of the Monastery of St. Basil on Briska Gora is an Unprecedented Crime

Church of Serbia - 11/6/2020 His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, celebrated the Divine Liturgy with clerics in the monastery of Ostrog, next to the relics of Saint Basil the Wonderworker of Ostrog, on June 10, 2020. In the liturgical sermon, Metropolitan Amfilohijepointed out that Saint Basil had been and remained ...

28.Jun NGO Supports Pro-Democracy Protesters in Montenegro with ‘Ne damo Svetinje’ T-Shirts

28.Jun NGO - 7/06/2020 After watching with concern the events unfolding in Montenegro, and carefully researching and sifting through misinformation, 28. Jun has decided to take a stand with the pro-democracy protesters. Proceeds from our 'Ne damo svetinje' T-shirts will go toward supporting brave initiatives to defend the rights of the Montenegrin people and their wish to ...

Procession in Bar, Montenegro, in Honor of St. John Vladimir

Church of Serbia - 7/6/2020 After the evening service and acathystos to the Most Holy Mother of God in the church of St. John Vladimir in Bar, a traditional procession was organized in honor of this heavenly patron of that seaside place along the streets of the city under the Rumija mountain on June 4, 2020. The ...