Ethronement ceremony of newly-elected Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in Prizren

Today the newly-elected Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren was formally enthroned. The Divine Liturgy was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch the newly-reconstructed St George's Cathedral church with the concelebration of 14 bishops of the SOC and more that 70 priests from many dioceses. Many Bishops of the SOC and other local Churches sent their postcards regarding this act which represents for sure one of the most important events in the new history of Kosovo and Metohija. 

Twenty years of episcopal service of Bishop Irinej of Backa

On the occasion of twentieth anniversary of service of Bishop Irinej on the throne of Bishops of Backa, on Thursday, December 23, 2010, a celebration was organized at Studio M in Novi Sad. This significant jubilee was marked with a retrospective of last two decades of life of the Church of God in Backa, sermon of Bishop Porfirije of Jegar and nice program.

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America web site makes its debut

The web site of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America -- formerly known as the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America -- made its debut on Friday, December 17, 2010. It may be accessed at http://www.episcopalassembly.org.

Central Church Council holds Annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Central Church Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America was held at Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Chicago December 10-11, 2010. The host for this year's meeting was His Grace Bishop Longin in has capacity as deputy for the Administrator of the Libertyville-Chicago Metropolitanate, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, together with the clergy and church board of the Cathedral. The Central Council is composed of the diocesan bishops and clergy and lay representatives from each of the dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church in this hemisphere.

Celebration of St. Nicholas Day in Zagreb

On St. Nicholas Day, the Archbishop of Myra the Wonder-worker, Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb and Ljubljana served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Tranfiguration of Our Lord in Zagreb.

First celebration of St. Nicholas Day in Pristina since 2004

 Priests who have come back to Pristina and who are living in this city, for the first time after March 17, 2004, in the presence of about fifty believers, in a restored church of St. Nicholas, served the Divine Liturgy on the feast day of this saint.