The Russian Orthodox Church surprised by the statement of Milo Djukanovic

Statement of the father Nikolai Balashov, Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church to Tanjug.  

The Orthodox Churches of the whole world do not doubt that this so-called montenegrin orthodox church is the non-canonical schismatic organization , so these statements of the leader from Podgorica surprised, said Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church Nikolai Balashov.

Holy Assembly of Bishops of the SOC started with the Divine Liturgy

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral Church which was a beginning of the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, in a presence of all Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served for a blessed and successful work of the Assembly. 

Patriarch Irinej: St. Sava led us on the way to God

   

It is a very rare event that Serbian Patriarch visits some place. That Blessing and that happiness East Bosnia has these days. Upon the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaj, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch accepted the invitation joyfully to visit this diocese. After Dobrun monastery on Thursday Patriarch Irinej visited also Foca, where he came to enhance the Patron Saint's Day of the Faculty of Theology "St. Basil of Ostrog" in Foca, and in this way to see students and theologians of the Seminary of St. Peter of Dabrobosna.

Feast day of St. Basil of Ostrog celebrated on Banjica

The magnificent church of St. Basil of Ostrog on Banjica today was small to recieve many believers who came to this church to prayerfully celebrate the feast day of St. Basil of Ostrog  the Wonderworker. With the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Grace Bushop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch Irinej.