The Official Internet Presentation of the Serbian Orthodox Church Ranks Among the First 50 Best Domestic Internet Presentations

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Just like in the previous years, the official Internet Presentation of the Serbian Orthodox Church ranked among the 50 best domestic internet presentations in 2007, according to the editor in chief of the PC magazine. The complete list was pulished in the 141. number of the February issue and can be seen at http://www.pcpress.co.yu/top50/

The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Passed Away

ХристодулHis Beatitude the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece Christodoulos, head of the Greek Orthodox Church passed away at the age of 69, on the 28th of January, at 6 o' clock in the morning (Greek time). Following a seven months battle with cancer, he died at his residence.

The funeral service will be officiated at the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral on Thursday, at 10 o' clock. The mortal remains of the late Archbishop will then be buried at the 1st Athens Cemetary with full honors of Head of State.

Representatives of all Orthodox Churches are expected to attend the funeral service. Very Rt. Rev. Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije will represent the Serbian Orthodox Church, while the Ohrid Archiepiscopy will be represented by the Archbishop of Ohrid and the Metropoly of Skoplje, Jovan.

New Serbian Stars have shone upon Australia and the World!

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run,
but only one gets the prize?

Run in such a way as to get the prize (I Cor 9:24).

 

These days, not only the eyes of Serbian-Australians, but the eyes of the world were fixed on the Australian Open in Melbourne watching our Serbian athletes, our finest ambassadors to the world compete in a record tennis tournament!

Restitution of 1000 Hectares of Land o the Kovilj Monastery

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The director of the Serbian Restitution Directorate, Mr. Vladimir Todorovic, said that 1000 hectares of land that had been taken away after WWII have been returned to the Kovilj Monastery. Mr. Todorovic pointed out for the Novi Sad based newspaper “Gradjanski list’’ that this represented one of the nine decisions brought so far on the restitution of church property.

Bishop Grigorije and His Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II visited Patriarch of Moscow Alexei II

His Grace Bishop of Herzegovina Grigorije and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine visited today His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexei II in Danilovsky (St. Daniel Monastery), the residence of His Holiness.

On this occasion also present were HE Mr. Stanimir Vukicevic, the Ambassador of Serbia to the Russian Federation, Mr. Dragomir Acovic, member of the Privy Council, Mr. Radomir Zivanic, owner of Verano Motors and Mr. Dejan Bodiroga, famous Serbian basketball player.

Vandal Attack Against the Serbian Church in Knin (Croatia)

In the night between the 17th and the 18th of January 2008, the church of St. George once more became a target for vandals. Following the usual scenario, for the fifth time over the past three months, the entrance door has been forced open and the objects in the Holy church shuffled around. At this occasion, the entrance door suffered cospicuos material damage.

This situation has been causing concern to the orthodox Serbs in Knin, especially following the most recent events, considering the fact that such vandal transgressions have been becoming more and more frequent.

The police station in Knin has been informed on this event and visited the scene.

Source: Diocese of Dalmatia