Serbian Orthodox Church
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on June 15, 2011 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Vladimir Konecni, the eminent professor of the University of California in San Diego, USA.
Metropolitan Amfilohije: Metropolitanate expects the State respects the centuries-long structure of the Church17. June 2011 - 12:18
Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral said yesterday that the Mitropolitanate respects the independant state of Montenegro, but it is expecting that the state respects the centuries-long structure of the Church. Otherwise, justice will be sought in Brussels and Strasbourg.
He indicated that the Church in Montenegro has been existed for eight centuries and that it was and remains "the spinal cord" of the state, as he said, which was practically created in the time of the Petrovic dynasty. Amfilohije said that there were hints from the Government of Montenegro that it would stop the persecution of priests and monks, and if not, the SOC, i.e. Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral will address the Brussels, Strasbourg and all relevant international institutions.
More details on the website of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral .
His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, new diocesan hierarch of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, was formally welcomed on Sunday, June 12, 2011, as he led the liturgical celebration of the feast of Pentecost.
His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served on Tuesday, June 14 on Whit Tuesday and the feast day of Venerable Justin of Celije the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade a delegation of the Institute for modern history. On this occasion His Holiness received the monumental book Kosovo and Metohija 1912-2010 - Chronology.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Archbishop of Freiburg Dr Robert Zollitsch, President of the Bishops' Conference of Germany, with associates.