Serbian Orthodox Church
At the joint session of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops held in Belgrade on September 14-15 on the occasion of the newest events on the north of Kosovo, also one long-lasting decision was made regarding the activity of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija.
Bearing in mind that Kosovo and Metohija demand an endeavor of the entire Church and the nation, it is decided to restore the office of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija, which was previously led by current Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand, and that it will from now on have its seat in the Patriarchate of Pec. Its task will be an organisation and documenting the work of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, as well as creating an archive and a library regarding Kosovo and Metohija and developments there in general.
Before maybe Perhaps before the decisive game for the placement on the European Championship against Italy's national team, the Serbian football team visited the St. Archangels Monastery of Kovilj in the Diocese of Backa.
In the period from September 26 until October 2, 2011 in Ohrid an international seminar on the holocaust research took place entitled The Diverse Survival Strategies of Jewish and Roma Communities in Macedonia: From Resistance to Memorialization. The coordinator of the Committee for Jasenovac of the Holy Assembly of Bishops Bishop Jovan Culibrk of Lipljan and associate of the Committee monk M.Sc. Pavle Kondic. The organisator of the seminar was the Institute for social and humanistic sciencies Euro-Balkan from Skopje in the cooperation with the International work group for the holocaust research and the program of the Ohrid Summer University (OSU).
Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla served on the feast day of St. Autonomos Holy Martyr, Odanija of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Ascension of the Most Holy Theotokos in Brcko.
His Grace was concelebrated by hierarchal deputy of Brcko protopresbyter-staurophor Slavko Maksimovic, protosyngellos Mihajlo (Tosic), protonamesniks Predrag Cirkovic and Vujadin Stanisic and protodeacon Zarko Mijatovic and Slavoljub Milosevic and deacon Velibor Simic.
On the day of Odanija of Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, on September 25/12 2011, Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac with priests of vicarages of Pocerje and Sabac consecrated the cross and bell of the church on Misar.
Bishop Lavrentije greeted the gathered people with interesting sermon about the Cross and the significance of the Bell in our Holy Church.
On Sunday, September 25, in Celebici near Konjic, a church slava was celebrated and a restored church of the Nativity of the Mother of God was consecrated. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the consecration of the church was served by Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje, Herzegovina and the Littoral, with the concelebration of protopresbyter-staurophor Radivoje Krulj, presbyter Nebojsa Radic, presbyter Branimir Borovcanin, presbyter Milan Buzanin and deacon Vladimir Vukanovic.