Serbian Orthodox Church

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience the State Secretary of the Vatican

 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin, State Secretary of the Holy See, in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on June 30, 2018.

His Eminence thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception, during which a discussion was held on numerous topics concerning the  life of the two Churches. Patriarch Irinej expressed his gratitude to Cardinal Parolin for the  visit and a message of Pope Francis of Rome as well as for the official position of the Vatican which prefers  dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina to an unilateral recognition of an independence of the southern Serbian province of Kosovo and Metohija.

Saint Vitus Day celebrated in Zagreb

The Saint Vitus Day was marked with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Transfuguration of the Lord in Zagreb which was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana.

Metropolitan Porfirije was concelebrated by priests and deacons of the Cathedral church, and Archimandrite Danilo (Ljubotina), with the blessing of the Metropolitan, held a sermon about this feast day.

Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac

Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac
Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac
Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac
Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac

On the Eve of Saint Vitus Day, when church Lazarica celebrates its founder and protector Saint Great martyr Prince Lazar, the solemn Vigil service was celebrated, after which the slava cake was cut on the occasion of the slava of the choir of Holy Prince Lazar. The Vigil service, which was celebrated by Bishop David of Krusevac with the clergy of the Diocese of Krusevac, was attended by lots of faithful people and clergy of the city of Krusevac.

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop David of Krusevac.

Orthodox church set on fire in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Orthodox church set on fire in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Orthodox church set on fire in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Orthodox church set on fire in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Orthodox church set on fire in Bosnia and Herzegovina

An Orthodox church in the municipality of Visoko in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina was set on fire by unknown vandals last Sunday, suffering serious damage, reports RIA-Novosti.

The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs
The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs
The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs
The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018.

His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of Czech Lands and Slovakia, Bishop Andrew of Rososan-Ostrogon, Their Eminences Metropolitans: Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Michael of Prague; Their Graces Bishops: Lukijan of Budim, Nikanor of Banat, Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadija, Ignjatije of Branicevo, Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Atanasije of Milesevo, Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, Marko of Bregalnica, Jovan of Slavonia, Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Ilarion of Timok, Arsenije of Nis, Nikodim of Dalmatia; Heruvim of Osek-Polje and Baranja, Antonije of Moravica, Kirilo of Buenos-Aires and Central America; Irinej of Backa; and Archimandrite Isihije, newly elected Bishop of Mohacs.

Proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of Bishop of the Backa Diocese

Proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of Bishop of the Backa Diocese
Proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of Bishop of the Backa Diocese
Proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of Bishop of the Backa Diocese
Proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of Bishop of the Backa Diocese

On the eve of the Forth Sunday after Pentecost, ,  fullness of Holy Orthodox Churchtook place in the Cathedral church of Saint George in Novi Sad on  the 10/23th of June 2018. The occasion for this solemn gathering was proclamation of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as Bishop of Mohacs.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the solemn rite of the proclamation with prayerful participation of His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of Czech Lands and Slovakia; Bishop Andrew of Rososan-Ostrogos, Their Eminences Metropolitans: Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Michael of Prague; Their Graces: Vasilije of Srem, Lukijan of Budim, Nikanor of Banat, Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumaija, Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Milutin of Valjevo, Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Ilarion of Timok, Arsenije of Nis, Nikodim of Dalmatia, Heruvim of Osek-Polje and Baranja; Marko of Bregalnica, Antonije of Moravica, Irinej of Backa, retired Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla and Archimandrite Isihije, newly elected Bishop of Mohacs.