Patriarch Kirill celebrates thanksgiving in Hilandar Monastery

On June 6, 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, accompanied by a large delegation of church and state officials, visited Hilandar Monastery. At the Hilandar Church of the Presentation of Our Lady, Holiness said a thanksgiving at the wonderworking Icon of Our Lady of the Three Hands.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at Cathedral Church in Kragujevac

On Sunday, 2 June 2013, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with Hierarchs of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the SOC visited the Cathedral Church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in Kragujevac.

Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac

Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac

Following the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the funeral of the members of the royal family Karadjordjevic at Oplenac, His Holiness Irinej visited the church of Saints Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac.

Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded

Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded

Under auspices of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the International Scientific Symposion was held on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan (31 May – 2 June 2013)

The organizers of this symposion are the Center for religious studies Nis, the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies of the University of Cambridge, the Center for Religious and Slav Studies „Ivan Dujchev“ from Sofia, the Institute for National and Religious Issues (Thessaloniki), the History Department of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and the Faculty of Philosophy in Nis.

In Nis solemn celebration of Feast day of Saints Constantine and Helen the Equal-to-the-apostles

The feast-day of Saints Constantine and Helen in the imperial city of Nis was celebrated at the highest level of the Serbian Orthodox Church

His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Bihac-Petrovac celebrated the solemn festal Vigil service in a newly built church dedicated to these saints and especially built by the city of Nis. The local clergy of the Diocese of Nis concelebrated. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and Their Eminences and Graces Hierarchs of our Holy Church; director of the Office for Cooperation with the Churches and the Religious communities Dr. Mileta Radojevic; Mayor of the City of Nis; presidents of the municipalities of the city; representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces and pious Christian people and guests from the Diaspora attended.

The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened

The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened
The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened
The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened
The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened

New permanent exhibition of the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church opened to public

The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church was solemnly opened on Friday, 31 May 2013 during the meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops.

Among attendees there were President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, Minister of Culture Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, all bishops, priests, representatives of other Christian confessions and religions, some  ambassadors of foreign countries and eminent people from public and cultural institutions.