Bishop Teodosije serves memorial service for victims of war in Prilužje on Remembrance Day

With the blessing of Bishop Atanasije, the administrator of the Diocese of Raška-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija, the Bishop's deputy, Vicar Bishop Teodosije, visited the village of Prilužje in the municipality of Vučitrn today to attend the commemoration of Remembrance Day for Prilužje residents who perished during the last war. On this day each year a memorial service is served for six young men who perished as innocent victims in May 1999: Slobodan Bojković, Predrag Zdravković, Slavujko Miletić, Milovan Zdravković, Slaviša Zdravković and Miroslav Vojinović.

Feast Day of Transfer of Relics of Saint Sava celebrated in Belgrade

His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served today, on the feast day of the Transfer of the Relics of Saint Sava, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Memorial Cathedral to the greatest Serbian saint and enlightener in Vrachar. In the side chapel of Sts. Martyrs Hermyllus and Stratonicus, Bishop Atanasije was concelebrated by priests of this holy cathedral led by its head protopresbyter-staurophor Radivoje Panic.

Sins Against Nature and God

Once again, in a matter only of a few years, the eyes of the world are turned with suspense toward the Gulf Coast. Sadly, the oil spill is following a path similar to Hurricane Katrina and threatening the coast of Louisiana as well as neighboring states.

Metropolitan Hilarion in Italy

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate's department for external church relations, arrived in Italy on 14 May 2010.

The welcoming party at the Bologna airport included Archimandrite Mark Davitti, rector of the ROC church of St. Basil the Great, Hegumen Philip Vasiltsev of the church of St. Catherine in Rome and Prof. Lino Britto of the University of Bologna.

Accompanied by Archimandrite Mark, Metropolitan Hilarion visited the church of St. Basil the Great, where he was given a warm welcome by the clergy and parishioners.

Enthronement of Heugomen of Chilandar Archimandrite Metodije

With a byzantine festiveness and devoutness, and in accordance with an ancient typicon of the Holy Mount Athos, on May 16, 2010 a new heugomen of Sacred Royal, patriarchal and monastic lavra of Chilandar on the Holy Mount Athos - Archimandrite Metodije.

Before the Holy Liturgy, a predetermined delegation of Sacred community of the Holy Mount Athos , led by a representative of the Great Lavra monastery, and representatives of monasteries Vatopedi, Zografou, Esphigmenou and Konstamonitou, enthroned a new Chilandar heugomen.

Church purchased in Auckland, New Zealand

To the delight of many Serbian Orthodox believers living in Auckland and Hamilton in New Zealand, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand , an existing presbyterian church was purchased  that will be a new church devoted to Saint King Milutin. The church was built in the beginning of the last century and is located in central part of Auckland.