“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 ...

Four books on the Contribution of the Serbian Orthodox Church to the dialogue with Muslims

Church of Serbia - 30/8/2020 Four books on the contribution of the Serbian Orthodox Church to the dialogue with Muslims The Publishing Foundation of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovci of the Serbian Orthodox Church has published four scientific monographs in English authored by Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic on the topic of Dialogue between Orthodox Christians and Muslims in 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 ...

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 ...

Russian President Decorated Bishop Antonije

Church of Serbia - 27/7/2020 The President of the Russian Federation, Mr Vladimir Putin, decorated His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica, head of the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow, with the Order of Friendship. The decree, which was published on the Kremlin's website, says that the high decoration was awarded to Bishop Antonije for ...

Тhe 14th Anniversary of the Archpastoral Service of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Eastern American Diocese

Church of Serbia - 22/7/2020 July 19th, 2020 was the celebration of the 14th anniversary of the archpastoral service of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church On this occasion, the plenitude of the Eastern American Diocese, clergy, monastics and all the faithful, send best wishes and prayers to their ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Great Humanitarian Activity of the Serbian Orthodox Charities

Church of Serbia - 2/4/2020 In accordance with the mission of the Serbian Orthodox Church, at this very difficult time for all the inhabitants of Serbia and the world in general, owing to the malignant coronavirus, the Serbian Orthodox Charities has launched a series of actions to assist the most vulnerable families and individuals in the Archdiocese ...

Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church on COVID- 19

Church of Serbia - 21/3/2020 Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church has been closely and carefully following up the daily news and statements of those in charge of the Church, the State, and the medical profession about the increasing spread coronavirus infection that ...

Ad Multos Annos, Holy Hierarch!

Church of Serbia - 26/1/2020 A  decade since the election of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, as the 45th primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church marked in the ceremonial hall of the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 22 January 2020. The film's author and editor of photo-monograph is protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, Director of the Administration Board of the ...

Serbian Church Slams ‘Proposed Law on Religion’ in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 27/12/2019 Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church As regards the latest developments in Montenegro relating to the announced adoption of the draft Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Legal Status of Religious Communities, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church hereby expresses its support ...

Orthodox Christian School Textbooks for Visually Impaired Children

Church of Serbia - 11/12/2019 In cooperation with the Religious Education Committee of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the JU Special Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired of the Republika Srpska has issued audio textbooks for religious instructions for primary schools. The textbooks, made in digital technics ...

The First 125 Years Of Jackson’s Gem

Church of Serbia - 29/10/2019 The oldest Serbian Orthodox parish in North America, dedicated to Saint Sava, in Jackson, California, festively celebrated its 125th anniversary during the weekend of 18th-20th of October, 2019. The commemoration of the jubilee began in the Amador County Public Library, where the parish clergy and parishioners presented several books that constitute the DNA of ...

“The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

Church of Serbia - 16/10/2019 Within the central celebration of the jubilee of the eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch opened a monumental exhibition “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church” in the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 9 October ...

Saint Sava’s Testament: 800th Anniversary of Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church Celebrated in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 12/10/2019 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic respectively were awarded the Order of Saint Sava of the first degree by the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Serbian Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad ...

Central Celebration Of The Jubilee Of 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly Of The Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - 10/10/2019 This year we were greeted by the light of a great event that encircles eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church.  Photo gallery by deacon Dragan Tanasijevic: The celebration of the jubilee in Zica Monastery through the lens of deacon Dragan Tanasijevic On this occasion, the central jubilee celebration was held ...

Eight Centuries of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2019 Serbian Orthodox Church invites you to solemnly celebrate the great jubilee of the 800 anniversary of autocephaly: 6 October 2019 – Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Zica monastery beginning at 9 a.m. 8 October 2019 – a solemn academy in Sava Center beginning at 8 p.m. 9 October 2019 – the ...