Orthodox primates visit Cetinje Monastery

Orthodox primates visit Cetinje Monastery
Orthodox primates visit Cetinje Monastery
Orthodox primates visit Cetinje Monastery
Orthodox primates visit Cetinje Monastery

The celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan and the consecration of Podgorica's Cathedral chruch of the Resurrection of Christ tonigh last night was ended with the visit of the primates of the Local Orthodox Churches, led by Patriarchs Ecumenical Bartholomew and Serbian Irinej, to the Cetinje Monastery.

The church primates were welcomed by the brotherhood of the monastery of Cetinje led by abbot of this sacred place Archimandrite Metodije (Ostojic), professors and students of the Seminary "Saint Peter of Cetinje"led by the rector of this instution protopresbyter-stavrophor Gojko Perovic and the faithful of Cetinje. 

Podgorica's church consecrated, Primates serve Liturgy

Eight primates of the Local Orthodox Churches led by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Russian Patriarch Kirill and Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated this morning Podgorica's Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ. 

Besides three Patriarchs the church was consecrated also by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus, Ieronimos of Athens, Anastasios of Albania, Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland, as well as Locum Tenens of Metropolitan's throne of Czech lands and Slovakia Archbishop Symeon of Olomouc and Brno. 

Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates arrive in Montenegro

Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates arrive in Montenegro
Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates arrive in Montenegro
Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates arrive in Montenegro
Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates arrive in Montenegro

His All-Holiness Archbishop of Constantinple, New Rome Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and other Orthodox primates, participants of the celebration of the 17 centuries of the Edict of Milan and the ceremony of consecration of the Cathedral Church in Podgorica, came last night with the special plane of "Montenegro Airlines" to Montenegro.

With the same plane the holy relics, hand of Saint John the Baptist and particle of Precious Cross of the Lord, came, which will be today venerated all day during the consecration of Podgorica's Cathedral church. Metropolitan Amfilohije with the clergy of the Metropolitanate and ambassadors of Serbia, Turkey and Greece in Podgorica welcomed Ecumenical Patriarch and other Orthodox primates, representatives of other Christian churches and traditional religious communities. 

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrives in Belgrade

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrives in Belgrade
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrives in Belgrade
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrives in Belgrade
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrives in Belgrade

His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia arrived with the official delegation to Belgrade on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.

At the runway of the airport Russian Patriarch was welcomed by His Grace Dr Irinej of Backa, while at the VIP salon the high guest was greeted by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Chepurkin and Minister of Transport in the Government of Serbia Aleksandar Antic.