Serbian Orthodox Church

Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija

Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija

After the meeting of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Patriarchate of Pec a meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops was held. It was presided by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej, and along with the members of the Holy Synod there were members of the Committee, Their Graces Kyr Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren and Kyr Jovan Bishop of Lipljan, and Their Graces Kyr Lavrentije Bishop of Sabac and Kyr David Bishop of Stobi attended the meeting.

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, visited  with KFOR Commander Folker Halbauer Stauropegial Laura of the Patriarchate of Pec in Metohija on Thursday, October 11, 2012 . Admiral Stavridis was welcomed by His Grace Kyr Jovan, Bishop of Lipljan, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, who informed him about the treasure of the Mother church of all Serbian churches.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec

Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec

Session of the Holy Synod of Bishops in the Patriarchate of Pec

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Today, on the feast day of Holy Martyr Gregory of Armenia, after the Divine Liturgy which was served by Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Sumadija and Jovan of Lipljan with the clergy, a session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church  commenced which was presided by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. Members of the Committee of the Holy Assembly of Bishops for Kosovo and Metohija will later join the session, who arrived today and yesterday at the Mother of all Serbian Churches, and several other bishops as well.

Bishop Ignjatije at Lepavina monastery

Bishop Ignjatije at Lepavina monastery
Bishop Ignjatije at Lepavina monastery
Bishop Ignjatije at Lepavina monastery
Bishop Ignjatije at Lepavina monastery

The feast day of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, on October 6, 2012 was celebrated at the monastery Lepavina with the Holy Hiearchal Liturgy, which was served by His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and His Grace Bishop Ignjatije of Branicevo with the concelebration of archimandrite Gavrilo (Vuckovic), head of the monastery of Lepavine, hieromonk Vasilije (Srbljan), brother of the Lepavina holy family, presbyter Radovan Dimitric, parish of Koprivnica, presbyter Aleksandar Tarabic, parish of Velika Poganica, deacon Nenad Radakovic from Pozarevac and deacon Branimir Jokic from Zagreb.

Metropolitan Amfilohije visits Dominican Republic

His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral kyr Amfilohije, bishop-administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central American, visited from October 1-3, 2012 the Dominican Republic, regarding the organization of the church community of our Patriarchate in this Caribbean country.

Serbian Patriarch in canonical visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria

His Holiness Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovac and Serbian Patriarch Irinej, accompanied by Their Graces Bishops, Jovan of Sumadija and Andrej of Remesiana, protopresbyter-staurophor Milutin Timotijevic, rector of the Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis, and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic began on October 5, 2012 his first visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria after the election and enthronement.

His Holiness and the members of the official delegation were welcomed in Cairo by His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theorodos II of Alexandria and All Africa together with His Grace Bishop Nikodim of Nitrea, the Patriarch's vicar in Cairo. Later on they visited the historical monastery of Saint George. There they were being welcomed by abbot - His Grace Bishop Niphon of Babilon with clergy.