Monks of the monastery Simonopetra of Holy Mount Athos in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade

After pilgrimage to the Diocese of Raska-Prizren monks of the Simonopetra monastery from the Holy Mount Athos led by archimandrite Elisaios visited today the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch received them, and there were also present His Grace Bishop Irinej of Bachka, member of the Holy Synod of Bishops and two Vicar Bishops Porfirije and Atanasije.

Protosyngellos Simeon Vilovski deprived of the monastic status and office and excluded from the church community

The Church Court of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic on its session on May 22 in Berane reached a verdict by which protosyngellos Simeon (Vilovski), ex-head of the monastery of Banjska, was deprived of the office and monastic rank and brought back among laymen with a secular name Dejan [1] and excluded from the church community in three years.

Patriarch Irinej meets with Prime Minister Cvetkovic on the occasion of return of church records to the Church

Today at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Holiness IRINEJ, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch received in an official visit the delegation of the Government of the Republic of Serbia led by Dr Mirko Cvetkovic, Prime Minister, on the occasion of the return of the church records taken from the Serbian Orthodox Church in 1946.

Fourth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music Announced

The International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) announced that the 4th International Conference on Orthodox Church Music will be held 6-12 June, 2011 at the University of Eastern Finland, in Joensuu, Finland.

Diocesan Days Gathering in Jackson, California


Relics of Saint Stephen of Piperi coated and placed in a new reliquary

Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral