Serbian Orthodox Church

Delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac of the SOC on the Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem

On the Eve of the Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday May 1st, delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac which consisted of protosyngellos Mr Jovan Culibrk, coordinator of the Committee and monk Mr Pavle Kondic by special invitation participated the central ceremony in the Memorial institution Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. During the ceremony President of Israel Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave speeches, while the central part of the ceremony was lighting the six memorial torches in memory of six million killed Jews during the World War Two.  On behalf of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the ceremony Arcbishop Aristarch of Constantina, the Secretary General of the Holy Synod, participated, as well as the representatives of other Christian communities in the Holy Land. 

Scientific meeting in Felix Romuliana ends

At the late antique site of Felix Romuliana near Zajecar (IV century), which is on the UNESCO list of the World Cultural Heritage, the three-day scientific meeting entitled "Christian heritage of Romuliana - Towards the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan"  has ended. 

200 years of the church in Dobra Voda in Vukovar

In first schematism of the Diocese of Osek,Polje and Baranja by the author Dusan Kolundjic, it is written that the church of St. Petka was built between 1807 and 1811 on the spring of thermal water.

Since that time a spiritual life began in this holy church which is located in Vukovar's picnic site Adica. 

Bishop Jovan serves on the foundations of ancient Christian church on remains of Doclea

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Doclea and heugomen of Ostrog monastery served on St. Thomas Sunday with the priesthood  the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on remains of ancient Doclea near Podgorica.

Despite the cloudy weather and occasional rain many believers from Podgorica and Danilovgrad came to the Liturgy. 

After the Liturgy and the sermon a Christian table of love was prepared along with songs and sounds of fiddles.

Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral  

On the Deaths of the Persecutors - Lactantius (Serbian translation)

Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church for Fine arts and conservation from Belgrade started an edition: Treasury of the Holy Fathers, in which the first book is the work of Lactantius On the Deaths of the Persecutors (Latin: De mortibus persecutorum). The translation was done by Dr Milena Milin. The proofreading was done by Mr Dusica Petrovic. The editor of this publication and newly-created edition is protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr Radomir Popovic.

Exhibition opened in Zajecar - Late Antique/ Early Christian art in an interpretation of students of the SOC Academy

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Justin of Timok, on Friday April 29, 2011 in the National museum in Zajecar the exhibiton titled "1700 YEARS AFTER - Late Antique/ Early Christian art in the interpretation of the students of the Academy of the SOC." The exhibition, with which began the marking of the 1700th anniversary of the edict of toleration of Religion consists of 40 pieces (Early Christian frescoes, mosaics, encaustic and facilities).