Patriarch Porfirije Writes to Montenegrin PM Concerning the Agreement Between the Serbian Church and the State of Montenegro

OCP News Service - 16/8/21 Belgrade Serbia: Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia Patriarch, sent a letter Mr. Zdravko Krivokapić, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, regarding the 'Fundamental Agreement between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the state of Montenegro'. The letter reads “In this matter, likewise the any other, we want to perceive, acknowledge and safeguard the interests of ...

Patriarch Porfirije Thanks Russian Federation for the Support to Serbia and the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 20/6/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at the Patriarchal Palace in Belgrade, on June 18, 2021. Patriarch Porfirije and Deputy Minister Mr. Grushko in an open and friendly conversation expressed satisfaction with the strong friendly relations between the ...

Serbian Government Accepts Proposal from the Serbian Church on Cultural Heritage

Church of Serbia - 3/6/21 Minister of Culture Maja Gojkovic: Preserving cultural heritage is the common goal Vice President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Culture and Information Maja Gojkovic informed today His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, that the work meeting accepted the suggestions and proposals that the Serbian Orthodox Church sent ...

Kind Request from the Serbian Church to Help Earthquake Victims in Croatia

Church of Serbia - 24/01/21 Considering the catastrophic consequences caused by the earthquake in Croatia, showing solidarity with those who suffered, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church purposely opened an account with the bank Poštanska štedionica a.d. Beograd to which contributions can be made: local Serbian Dinar account: 200-3274971601759-51 foreign currency account: RS35200327497060198827 ...

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Tests Positive for COVID-19

Church of Serbia - 5/11/2020 His Holiness Irinej - Patriarch of Serbia has tested positive for COVID-19. We request prayers for the speedy recovery of the Primate of the Serbian Church.  PRESS RELEASE Belgrade-Serbia: Within regular test procedures and after epidemiological assessment, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej was tested for SARS CoV2 with PCR test. His Holiness tested ...

Metropolitan Hrizostom Visits the Archives of the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 27/6/2020 His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia visited new premises of the Archives of the Serbian Church which was adapted during 2019 in the building of the Saint Sava’s House in Zemun. For the management and staff of the Archives of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the visit of Metropolitan Hrizostom was a great ...

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 ...

Serbian Church to Comply with Government Instructions Amid COVID-19

Church of Serbia - 29/3/2020 Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church Regarding the latest recommendations of the Government of Serbia, in order to suppress the spread of the COVID-19 virus, "religious services in churches and in the open air are to be performed without the presence of the faithful", with the ...

Ukrainian Metropolitan Onuphrius Headed a Cross Procession in Podgorica

Church of Serbia - 1/3/2020 His Beatitude Onuphrius, Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine, arrived at the capital city of Montenegro, Podgorica, on 27 February 2020, starting thereby his friendly visit to the Serbian Church in Montenegro and its Metropolitanatae of Montenegro-Littoral. The high church dignitary, His Beatitude Onuphrius was welcome in front of the Podgorica Cathedral ...

Charity Action of the Diocese of Bačka of the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 9/12/2019 With the action of donating 45 food packages, the Charity Institution of the Diocese of Bačka “Bishop Platon Atanacković” supported on 4 and 5 December 2019 elderly and disabled people in the Novi Sad districts Veternik, Telep and Cenej. With the blessing of Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Backa, with this ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej on Social Engagement of the Church

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2019 In his interview given to the leading Belgrade newspaper “Politika” of the 29th September 2019, His Holiness expressed his opinion on the issue of social engagement of the Serbian Church: Is the Serbian Church sufficiently engaged in social issues and efforts to give concrete solutions or responses to the issues of the modern world, starting ...

Celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Serbian Church Held in Victoria

Church of Serbia - 22/9/19 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Siluan, and under auspices of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand, one more successful celebration of significant jubilees of the Serbian Church took place last weekend. After the celebration in Sidney, the deanery of Melbourne held a solemn academy in the church hall of the church ...

Jubilees of the Serbian Church in Australia and New Zealand

Church of Serbia - 13/9/19 We observe the way of Saint Sava, which is also a way of our ancestors and which is always contemporary, because the word of Christ is contemporary and saving, Bishop Siluan noted.  With a blessing of His Grace Bishop Siluan of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand, a solemn academy on the occasion ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

MASS SERVICE HELD IN MONTENEGRO IN DEFENSE OF SERBIAN CHURCH

Orthochristian.com - 19/6/19 Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, on Saturday to show their support for the rights of the canonical Serbian Church and to pray to God to help protect the Church there. The parishioners gathered at the call of His Eminence ...

Theological and Historical-Literary Opus of Metropolitan Amfilohije Presented

Church of Serbia - 23/5/19 The publishing and information institution of the Metropoly of the Montenegro-Coastlands "Svetigora" presented a set of selected works of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro-Coastlands Dr. Amfilohije. The collected works of this Serbian Church dignitary consist of 30 titles in 36 volumes! His Excellency Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, ...

Symposium marking the 800th anniversary of Autocephaly of the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 12/11/18 The scientific symposium will be held at the Orthodox Theological Faculty in Belgrade December 10-14th 2018. In honor of the anniversary of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church (1219-2019), under the full patronage of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the University of Belgrade organizes ...

Serbian Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity

Church of Serbia - 30/5/18 On Bright Tuesday, 29 May 2018 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity in Belgrade. The Primate of the Serbian Church was concelebrated presbyters parish priest of the church of Holy Trinity Borjan Antic, Vukasin Teofilovic from Lestani and Branislav Borota from Arandjelovac, ...

Serbian Church canonizes three martyrs

Orthochristian.com - 16/5/18 At its latest session, from April 28 to May 10, the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church resolved to canonize three holy martyrs among the saints, reports The Union of Orthodox Journalists. The official canonization of Sts. Gregory of Peć, Vasilije of Peć, and Bosiljka Rajičić and those who suffered with them will soon ...

OCP Secretary – “Kosovo and Metohija belongs to Serbia”

OCP Secretary with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

OCP News Service – 23/4/18 Belgrade- Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, George Alexander commented that Kosovo and Metohija truly belong to Serbia. Comments were made during a brief meeting with the Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE. He was on a ten-day visit to Serbia, where he met Patriarch Irinej- head of Serbian Church. Secretary also ...

PAT. IRINEJ SUPPORTS SERBIAN CHURCH’S PROPOSED NAME CHANGE

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Orthochristian.com - 14/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has voiced his approval of the proposal to amend the name of the Serbian Orthodox Church to emphasize its inextricable ties to much-suffering Kosovo, reports B92. The Serbian Church is set to vote on a new Church constitution in May, which includes the addition of “the Patriarchate of Peć” to the title ...