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 ...

Meeting of His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka and Serbian President Vucic

Church of Serbia - 27/7/2020 The President of Serbia, Mr Aleksandar Vucic, visited the construction site of the Serbian and Russian Orthodox Cathedral and the Spiritual-cultural centre in Banja Luka, where he was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka on 23rd July 2020. President Vucic and a delegation of the Republic of  Serbia were ...

President Vucic Visited Veliko Tarnovo, Place of Repose of Saint Sava

Church of Serbia - 2/6/2020 President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, accompanied by the Bulgarian Prime Minister Mr. Boyko Borisov, visited the church of Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste in Veliko Tarnovo, the place of repose of Saint Sava, the first Archbishop of Serbia. “I am very proud and sincerely happy that Prime Minister ...

28. Jun Orders Release of 100,000 Protective Equipment Items to Fight Corona Virus in Serbia

28.Jun NGO - 16/3/2020 The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has the potential for exceptional devastation in Serbia due to the country's demographic makeup. Serbia has one of the oldest populations in the world with 33.19% being over the age of 55 and the virus has shown to be life-threatening to older generations. The coronavirus outbreak has already left ...

The Feast of the Entry of Mary into the Temple at the 14th Century Church at Lipljan, Kosovo-Metohia, Serbia

Church of Serbia - 9/12/2019 On the feast of the Entry of Mary into the Temple, His Grace Bishop Theodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Archhierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the dean of the Pristina Bishop’s Deanery protopresbyter-staurophor Svetislav Trajkovic and priests of that Deanery. The celebration took place in the church dedicated to the Entry ...

The “Branko” Children’s Choir from Nis gave a concert in Jerusalem

Church of Serbia - 1/12/19 On the feast-day of the Holy Apostle Philip, His Beatitude Theophilus, Patriarch of Jerusalem, received His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis with a group of pilgrims from Serbia in the monastery of the Holy Prophet Elijah near the Holy City of Jerusalem. It was in this monastery that the “Branko” Children's Choir ...

Kind Plea to Help A Family Suffering From the Consequences of NATO Bombing 

28 Jun NGO - 20/11/2019 As a child Dijana was exposed to the poison of depleted uranium, forced to flee her home in Kosovo and lost her right eye to cancer. She and her family then endured the humiliation of having their house raided and all of their possessions seized by the courts, because her father ...

‘Muddy Boots, Bread and Butter’ – The Heart Breaking Story All of Serbia is Talking About

28Jun NGO - 22/9/19 Dear Friends, At least 50 of you have sent us the story of 6-year old Nadja Mladenovic from the Village of Vinik near Nis. Like other children, at her age she began school two weeks ago, but her teacher noticed that Nadja showed up to class every day in the same muddy boots. ...

Fourty Five Years of Episcopal Consecration of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej

Many Years!!! Church of Serbia - 23/7/19 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovic) of Serbia was born in the village of Vidova, near Cacak in 1930 by his father Zdravko and mother Milijana. When he was baptized he was named Miroslav. He finished the elementary school in his village, and then in Cacak, he completed the high school. After ...

Consequences of NATO Bombing of Serbia to be Examined at the UN

28. Jun  NGO - 25/3/19 28. Jun will mark the 20th anniversary of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia with a new project which will explore the consequences of the bombing at the United Nations. 28. Jun will utilize its Special Consultative Status to chair two special sessions at the UN in New York and Geneva dealing with ...

28Jun NGO Delivers Christmas Gifts to 730 Kids in Kursumlija

28Jun - 5/1/19 Serbia: With your help, we were able to deliver Christmas gifts to 730 kids in Kursumlija and the surrounding villages yesterday! Gifts were delivered to two kindergartens and a pre-school,  every child (under the age of 10 in the municipality) received a present. Kursumlija is one of the poorest towns in Serbia. We were informed ...

Holy New Martyrs Paisius and Avakum, in Trnava near Cacak, Serbia

Church of Serbia - 2/1/19 After the collapse of Karageorge’s revolt in 1813, the Turks began a reign of terror against the Serbs. Disease also swept the area because of the many bodies left unburied. The people attempted another revolt under Hadj-Prodan Gligorijevic, and the monks of Trnava became involved in it. The rebellion took place on ...

Prince Stefan baptized by Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 17/12/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia christened young Prince Stefan, the son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philip and Princess Danica, at the Royal Chapel of St. Andrew the First-Called in the Royal Compound in Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia. Joining the Patriarch in officiating the christening was His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac ...

Patriarchs John and Irinej received by the Serbian President Vucic

Church of Serbia - 21/10/18 His Excellency Aleksandar Vucic, President of the Republic of Serbia, received in audience His Beatitude John, Patriarch of Antioch and all East, and His Holiness Patriarch of the Serbian Irinej in the Presidency of the Republic of Serbia on October 19, 2018. The reception was attended by dignitaries of the Patriarchate of ...

Patriarchs John of Antioch and Irinej of Serbia on Kosovo and Metochia

Church of Serbia - 19/10/18 Patriarch of Antioch and all East John and Serbian Patriarch Irinej payed a visit to the Pec Patriarchate Monastery and the Visoki Decani monastery on October 17, 2018. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All East, visited the ancient See of the Serbian Orthodox Church, ...

A Historical Visit: His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 13/10/18 His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East arrived in Serbia to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church (photo gallery ) on 11 October 2018. His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East will be in the official (irenic) visit to ...

The Assembly of the Enlighteners and Teachers of Serbia

Church of Serbia - September 2018 Commemorated August 30 in the Orthodox Christian Menaion From the Prologue On this day are commemorated, not all the saints of Serbia in general, but several archbishops and patriarchs: St Sava, the first Archbishop of Serbia, called equal to the apostles. Arsenius, St Sava's successor, a great hierarch and wonderworker. Sava II, son of King ...