Constantine Jubilee

New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan

New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan
New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan
New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan
New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the Publishing Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church printed the 2013 great wall calendar entitled Emperor Constantine the Great in visual memory of the Serbs

Edict of Milan - act on religious tolerance - establishing that "Christians, as well as all others, without exception, are granted full authority and freedom to observe that religion which each preferred." With its proclamation in 313, motivated by the vision and the victory he scored over Maxentius by the Milvian Bridge in Rome under the Standard of the Cross, Emperor Constantine led Christ's disciples out of the catacombs, ending the persecutions, draconic punishments and sufferings to which they had been subjected.

Session of Organizing Committee for marking 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of Serbia, presided over the session of the Organizing Committee for marking th 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija and Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, as well as His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis participated in the session of the Committee. 

RTS: Marking the Jubilee: Both the Celebration and the Duty 

The Organizing Committee for marking 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, which was presided by President Tomislav Nikolic and Patriarch Irinej, decided that the celebration begin on 17 January 2013 with the concert of the Sretenje Monastery choir. The forthcoming festivities were both the celebration and the duty, President Nikolic said. 

Twenty years of the parish of Saint Sava in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands

Twenty years of the parish of Saint Sava in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands
Twenty years of the parish of Saint Sava in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands
Twenty years of the parish of Saint Sava in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands
Twenty years of the parish of Saint Sava in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands

Their Graces Kyr Luka, Bishop of Western Europe, and Kyr Andrej, Bishop of Remesiana, participated in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands, at the 20th anniversary of the founding of Saint Sava Parish.

In Commemoration of Occurrence of the Holy Cross to Holy Emperor Constantine

The prayerful commemoration of the 1700th anniversary of the Christianity began on October 28th , 2012 at the Cathedral Church in Nis with the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Jovan, Bishop of Nis. Thirty three priests and three deacons concelebrated.

On the way to the great jubilee in 2013

THE EDICT OF MILAN (313-2013): A BASIS FOR FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF?

Novi Sad, Serbia: May, 2nd - 5th, 2012.

C O N C L U S I O N S

Departing from the Everlasting values and permanent actuality of Edict of Milan, at the eve of the Great Jubilee 2013, the participants of the conference THE EDICT OF MILAN (313-2013): A BASIS FOR FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF?, organized in the city of Novi Sad (SERBIA) from 2nd till 5th may 2012 discussed different aspects of ways in which the everlasting symbolic message associated with the so called Edict of Milan could be the source of inspiration and the guideline for practical implementation of principle of Freedom of Religion or Belief. The conference was organized and hosted by the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and the Association of NGOs in SEE, CIVIS, in partnership with PRO ORIENTE Foundation and Peace and Crises Management Foundation and in cooperation with CEC. It brought together theologians, historians and experts from different religious communities from all over the Europe and even beyond. The participants expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the excellent framework for a fruitful exchange of views in an atmosphere of mutual respect, which the organizers have provided. The following conclusions, offered by the organizers of the conference, may serve as a basis for the future cooperation in promoting freedom of religion or belief.

Conference of the Edict of Milan opens

Conference of the Edict of Milan opens
Conference of the Edict of Milan opens
Conference of the Edict of Milan opens
Conference of the Edict of Milan opens

In the congress hall of the Hotel Center in Novi Sad, on Wednesday, May 3, 2012 an international conference began: The Edict of Milan (313-2013): Basis for freedom of religion and belief. Opening this conference, His Grace Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa welcomed all high representatives of European confessions and all participants.У

Exhibition in London: Towards the jubilee

Exhibition in London: Towards the jubilee
Exhibition in London: Towards the jubilee
Exhibition in London: Towards the jubilee
Exhibition in London: Towards the jubilee

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at the embassy of the Republic of Serbia in London, on January 31, 2012, the exhibition of the icons and religious paintings "Saint Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen".