Eparchial (Diocesan) News

Nis - martyropolis and imperial city

On Friday, June 3, 2011 in a solemn hall of the University of Nis, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended an opening of the 10th scientific meeting of byzanthologists Nis and Byzanth on the theme - Nis, martyropolis and imperial city. Welcome speech, on behalf of the organizational committee, was held by Dr Misa Rakocija. Afterwards Serbian Patriarch Irinej blessed the work and the participants of the meeting with an appropriate welcome speech. Also following Patriarch, M.sci Milos Simonovic, mayor of Nis and Dr Miroljub Grozdanovic, dean of the University in Nis welcomed the participants. Academician Dr Renate Pilinger from Vienna solemnly opened the 10th scientific meeting of byzanthologists. After the festive opening Dr Yanis Varalis from Volos presented the Collection of works no.9 with the papers from the last meeting. Then all the present watched a scientific documentary "Christian antique in Nis".  

Celebration of the feast day of St. Jovan Vladimir in the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral

His Eminence Amfilohije Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral served on the feast day of St. Jovan Vladimir the Serbian king the Divine Liturgy on the foundations of the church at Precista Krajinska in Ostros.

Delegation of the parliament of Bayern visits Bishop's Palace in Novi Sad

On May 31 of this year, the Bishop's Palace in Novi Sad was visited by a delegation of the parliament of the Free State of Bayern. On behalf of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa the delegation was received by protopresbyter Milovan Miodragovic, deacon Dragan Radic and nun Vasilija.

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia in Diocese of Mileseva - Nova Varos, May 28, 2011

The Church of Holy Trinity in Nova Varos was built from 1857 until 1869. This church is a two-nave structure which has a rectangle base and semicircle altar apse.