At this year’s 38th International Food and Beverages Exhibition in Tokyo FOODEX 2013, the Wine Cellars of Tvrdoš Monastery presented its wines. Each year 75.000 visitors visit this fair, which is among the biggest in Asia. The Winery Tvrdoš participated at the Fair upon the invitation of the Japanese Trade Organization JETRO, at the Japanese Government, and by means of the Foreign Trade Chamber of BiH.
During the first phase of the project “Digitalization, revision and expert processing of handwriting fund of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate – compilation of the inventory of manuscripts”, a manuscript no. 214 was noticed. In its short description we found out that Zechariah Orfelin wrote this manuscript in XVIII century in Slavoserbian, and it has 927 pages. Knowing that in the literature about Orfelin is one monumental and controversial manuscript, known as Against Roman Papacy, which has been lost for a half of a century. We wonder whether this is that manuscript, which is the very significant work, both for theology and the national history of the Serbs in XVIII century?
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar to Serbian Patriarch, attended the celebration regarding the second anniversary of the foundation of the University of Defense in Belgrade, on 22 February 2013.
St. Vladimir's Seminary (SVOTS) and the Faculty of Orthodox Theology at the University of Belgrade have made a formal agreement to work together with the aim of establishing a Serbian House of Studies on the campus of St. Vladimir's Seminary. The House of Studies has several goals, including the promotion of sustained dialogue and educational exchanges between Orthodox Christians in America and Serbia.
Restoration work on the dilapidated monastery of Apostolos Andreas in the Karpas peninsula will finally begin after an agreement was signed yesterday between the Church of Cyprus and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).