Walled-in icons discovered on the Kremlin towers

Ancient icons were discovered on the Spasskaya and Nikolskaya Towers of the Kremlin. They were walled in during Soviet times and have been deemed lost for a long time now. "The fact is that the icons were discovered at least on two towers (of the Kremlin - IF). This is an epoch-making event as far as cultural discoveries are concerned," head of the Council of Trustees of the St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation Vladimir Yakunin said at a press conference held by Interfax.

Patron Saint's Day of of Visoki Decani Monastery

Patron Saint's Day of of Visoki Decani Monastery today was formally celebrated with the Holy Liturgy served by Bishop Atanasije, administrator of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija with the concelebration of Vicar Bishop Teodosije and seven priests. More than two hundred believers from various parts of Kosovo and Metohija and Cental Serbia participated in the Holy Liturgyда. At the celebration also were present monks from Sopocani and Tvrdos, nuns of the Koncul monastery with heugomene Minodora as well as sisters from Grachanica.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch served on May 12, 2010, on a feast day of St. Basil of Ostrog, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in a monastery of St. Basil of Ostrog in Bijeljina. Patriarch IRINEJ was concelebrated by Bishops Lavrentije of Sabac, Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Georgije of Canada and Lukijan of Osek-Polje.

A deficiency of intelligence and integrity, a surplus of petty pretentiousness and malice

Mirko Đorđević, self-proclaimed "religious analyst" (of the sort for whom only the code for semi-literate journalist applies), wrote a wretched, wicked article in Danas on 10 May 2010 (p. 6) entitled "A Surplus of Saints" in which he repeats yet again his vicious-stupid slandering of St. Nikolaj of Žiča, now also adding St. Justin the New of Ćelije, following his recent addition to the diptych of the saints, which was done at the recent convocation of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of our Church (not "his proclamation as a saint" by the "Synod of the SPC," as the unknowing know-it-all M.Đ. writes, in addition to a host of other lies and misinformation).