Soup kitchen opened in Metohija village of Vidanje

 With the blessing of the administrator of the Diocese, Bishop Teodosije, together with priests Bogomir Stević and Slobodan Trajković, today opened a sixth soup kitchen in the village of Vidanje in Metohija, which will provide food for 250 socially most vulnerable persons on the territory of municipality of Istok and Klina. This soup kitchen and five others that are working in other parts of Kosovo and Metohija are operated by the NGO "Majka devet Jugovića" (Mother of the Nine Jugoviches), which is headed by presbytera Svetlana Stević. The opening of the first soup kitchen in Metohija is another in a series of efforts by the Diocese of Raška and Prizren and the NGO "Mother of the Nine Jugoviches" to help those who are most in need of help. The NGO "Mother of the Nine Jugoviches" provides regular meals for 1700 socially vulnerable persons in Kosovo and Metohija.

SALVATION TO THE LAMB - selected works of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral presented

Last night within the Whit Ceremonies in the church of St. Petka on the Kalemegdan it was held a presentation of the first ten selected works of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral.

RIZA at Orthodox exhibition in Athens

For the 14th consecutive year, Greece has hosted the world reknowned ORTHODOXIA EXPO in the famous Zappion Exhibition Centre in the national capital, Athens. Amongst the 96 manufacturers and providers of arts, crafts and services to Orthodox churches, our own workshop for clerical vestments and ecclesiastical embroidery, RIZA presented an impressive display.

Metropolitan Hilarion leads worship at Shroud of Turin

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate's department for external church relations, who is on a visit to Italy with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, officiated at martins at the Shroud in the cathedral of Turin, on 17 May 2010.

The DECR chairman was assisted by Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany, Archbishop Innokenty of Korsun, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Italy; Archbishops Kirill of Yaroslavl and Rostov, Feognost of Sergiev Posad and Yelisey of Surozh, as well as Bishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe (Russian Church Outside Russia), about one hundred priests and deacons from Russia and countries of the far and near abroad.

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

On 19 May 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations, currently in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Walter Kasper, at the Council's library in the Vatican.