Monday of the Holy Spirit and celebration of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Belgrade

On behalf, and with the blessing of, His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity, at the Podvorye of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop was concelebrated by protopresbyters-staurophors Trajan Kojic, Tode Jeftenic, Radivoje Panic, head of the church and head of the Podvorye of the Moscow Patriarchat, protopresbyter Branislav Panic, presbyter Nebojsa Topolic, protodeacon Stevan Rapajic and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic.

Serbian Police celebrates its Patron Saint's Day

On behalf and with the blessing of His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of the Patriarch, cut the slava cake on the day of the Patron Saint of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia, in the presence of Minister Mr. Ivica Dacic, and his closest associates.

Bishop Teodosije receives NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Visoki Decani Monastery

Vicar Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan and Hierachal deputy of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren received today in the Visoki Decani Monastery Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, and group of ten ambassadors of the countries, members of the NATO alliance. In one-hour talk Bishop Teodosije talked about hard security situation in which still are Kosovo Serbs and sanctuaries of the SOC on the territory of Kosovo and Metohija. Particularly was emphasized a concern about series of attacks on the Serbian returnees in Metohija village of Zac, which also showed that for the Serbian returnees in Kosovo and Metohija still there in no minimum of liberty and warranty for normal and safe life.

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.