‘The Faith in Christ is Trust in God and Trust in Oneself to God’ – Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 31/8/21 Zagreb-Croatia: Patriarch Porfirije served Divine Liturgy in the monastery of Lepavina, on the feast of The Dormition of the Holy Theotokos, reports SPC.rs. During the sermon he stated "There is no man who came to this holy place with faith and humility, without solving some of his inner 'spiritual knots' in his ...

The Commemoration of the 30th Death Anniversary of Patriarch German of Serbia

OCP News Service - 29/8/21 Belgrade-Serbia: The 30th anniversary of the death of the Serbian Patriarch German was commemorated at the St. Mark Church in Belgrade, on the 27th of August 2021 by bishop Georgije of Canada and the elected Bishop Justin of Hvosno, reports Spc.rs. German was the 43rd Patriarch of the Serbian Church (from ...

‘The Order of Nature is Defeated Where the Lord is Present’ – Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 24/8/21 Slovenia: Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia served Liturgy at the church of Saints Cyrill and Methodius in Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 22nd of August 2021. During the sermon delivered the Patriarch sated that "Loneliness and desert, a lonely place is, as a rule, an opportunity to meet oneself, but with oneself in ...

‘Christ Should be our First Priority in Life’ – Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 21/8/21 Belgrade - Serbia: On the 18th of August, 2021 Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia served at the Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Doboj in the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla. During the sermon, the Primate of the Serbian Church stated that "Christ should be our number one priority. When God ...

‘There is Nothing More Perfect Than Prayer’ – Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 12/8/21 Belgrade-Serbia: "There is nothing more perfect than the prayer that a person addresses to God for the good of his neighbors and the salvation of the world" stated Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia during the sermon delivered on the feast of St. Panteleimon at St. Nicholas of Myra, the Miracle-worker Church in ...

‘Faith in the Living God Implies Struggle and Sacrifice’ Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 6/8/21 Belgrade-Serbia: "Faith in the Living God Implies Struggle and Sacrifice" stated Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia on the feast of the Holy Prophet Elijah church in the settlement of Mirijevo in Belgrade. The statement by Patriarch Porfirije is apt during the struggling days of the Covid-19 pandemic. A lot of people around the ...

The 60th Birthday of Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 30/7/21 Belgrade - Serbia: The 22nd of July 2021, marked the Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia. No celebration was held in line with the pandemic situation. However, the Primate of the Serbian Church received numerous messages and good wishes from Crown Prince Aleksandar Karadjordjevic, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and ...

“We are called to see all people as our brothers” – Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 19/7/21 Belgrade-Serbia: "We are called to see all people as our brothers. Man was created by the love of God, he is an icon of God created for eternity in Christ through the Church in the Holy Liturgy", stated Patriarch Porfirije during his visit to Karlovac. The Primate further added that "Holy people ...

Patriarch Porfirije Presented With Water Polo Cap by the National Team of Serbia

OCP News Service - 13/7/21 Belgrade-Serbia: The National Water Polo team of Serbia visited Patriarch Porfirije on the 12th of July 2021, and received his blessings to participate in the upcoming Olympic games. During the visit, Patriarch Porfirije was presented with a plaque and water polo cap with number two by Mr. Viktor Jelenic ( President ...

‘We also see Albanians as our brothers’ Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia

OCP News Service - 29/6/21 Belgrade-Serbia: During his visit to the Decani Monastery Patriarch Porfirije commented that "Every time we come to this land, we deeply know that we have returned to our homeland. This holy Gracanica testifies to that, Decani, the Pec Patriarchate and the Mother of God of Ljevis testify. So many shrines testify ...

Bishop Teodosije: Support for the Initiative of the President of Serbia to help the Survival of Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija

Church of Serbia - 28/2/21 On the occasion of the statement of the President of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, at the meeting with the political representatives of our people in Kosovo and Metohija in Kursumlija, the Diocese of Raska and Prizren wholeheartedly welcomes the initiative of the President and the announcement that the state of Serbia ...

Bishop Lavrentije (Trifunovic) Hospitalized

Church of Serbia - 18/1/21 His Grace Bishop Lavrentije (Trifunovic), competent Bishop of Sabac Diocese and the administrator of the Valjevo Diocese, was hospitalized in the morning today, at the Clinical Center of Serbia in Belgrade. Given this circumstance, tomorrow's meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops will be chaired by His Grace  Bishop Vasilije of Srem. The ...

The Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade Awarded the Sretenje Order of the first degree

Church of Serbia - 17/2/21 On the occasion of Statehood Day, the President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic decorated the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade with the Sretenje Order of the first degree. On February 15, 2021, on the occasion of the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia, the President ...

Visit of the President of the Republic of Serbia to the Diocese of Sumadija and the City of Kragujevac

Church of Serbia -2401/21 His Eminence Bishop Jovan of Sumadija solemnly welcomed the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic in the first capital city of Kragujevac and the seat of the Diocese of Sumadija on January 22, 2021. The welcome was also attended by the clergy of the Diocese of Sumadija. President Vucic visited the ...

Christmas Project Begins – Delivery to Kids in Hercegovina by 28. Jun NGO

28. Jun NGO - 16/12/2020 Our battle to help the 115,000 children in Serbia who live in absolute poverty this Christmas has started! | SRPSKI Our team visited the “Petar II Petrović Njegoš” primary school in the small town of Bileća. Our goal was to enable the students to have access to modern online learning. We would now like to ...

A Video Tribute to Patriarch Irinej of Serbia from the OCP Family

OCP Media Network - 20/11/2020 A video tribute to His Holiness Irinej – Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch from the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian family. “The Demise of Patriarch Irinej — A Great Loss for Orthodox Christianity” George Alexander (OCP Secretary) Source:

“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 ...

Statement on the Health Condition of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 15/11/2020 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej has been hospitalised in “Karaburma” Military Medical Centre due to the confirmed infection caused by SARS CoV2. Early in the morning of 15 November 2020 symptoms and signs of worsening of the chronic cardiac insufficiency became observable. After the implemented medical treatment, His Holiness’ health condition has ...

Completed Mosaics Unveiled in Belgrade’s St. Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 28/10/2020 On Thursday, October 22, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and Serbian President Aleksandr Vučić visited St. Sava’s Cathedral in Belgrade to examine the newly-revealed mosaics. Last month, OrthoChristian reported that work on the cathedral’s unique and beautiful mosaics was completed. Now that most of the scaffolding in the church has been ...

28. June NGO Brings Hope Back to People in Medveđa – Southern Serbia

28. Jun NGO - 2/8/2020 In response to the provocation of Duo Lipa, we launched a petition in which unanimous citizens believe that Kosovo remains an integral part of Serbia. Our petition collected 196,699 signatures in 48 hours, thus destroying the Albanian counter-petition, which started a few weeks earlier! Our next step will be to use the special consultative ...