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.

His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland in Belgrade

 His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland in Belgrade
 His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland in Belgrade
 His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland in Belgrade
 His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland in Belgrade

Today afternoon, Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland, the Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church arrived from Warsaw to Belgrade. 

His Beatitude is accompanied by Vicar Bishop George Pankowski and protopresbyter George Doroshkevich.The Polish church delegation was welcomed at the airport Nikola Tesla by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija, Irinej of Australia and New Zealand and Vicar Bishop Andrej of Remesiana.

Miraculous icon of Most Holy Theotokos of Sicevica in Nis

Miraculous icon of Most Holy Theotokos of Sicevica in Nis
Miraculous icon of Most Holy Theotokos of Sicevica in Nis
Miraculous icon of Most Holy Theotokos of Sicevica in Nis
Miraculous icon of Most Holy Theotokos of Sicevica in Nis

Yesterday at 5 p.m. His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis with priests and believers welcomed the miraculous icon of Most Holy Mother of God of Sicevica at the church of Sts. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen the Equal-to-the-Apostles. Bishop Jovan and the gathered prayed Mother of God by reading and singing the Annunciation acathist.

Memorial service at Zeitenlik

Memorial service at Zeitenlik
Memorial service at Zeitenlik
Memorial service at Zeitenlik
Memorial service at Zeitenlik

Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis Barnabas served the memorial service for the suffered Serbian officers and soldiers in the First World War  at Zeitenlik in Thessaloniki on 28 September 2013. Minister of Culture Mr. Ivan Tasovac, as an envoy of the Government of Serbia, attended the memorial service. 

At the memorial chapel at Zeitenlik abbot of the monastery of Hilandar Archimandrite Methodius celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in attendance of Metropolitan Barnabas of Neapolis and Stavroupolis, Minister of Macedonia and Tracia Mr. Teodor Karaoglu, envoy of the Government of the Republic of Greece; Minister of Labour and Social Politics of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Petar Djokic, Chief of Staff of the Army of the Republic of Greece General Michail Kotsarokos, head of the region of the Central Macedonia Mr. Antonio Bamiyajis, Consul General of Serbia, representatives of the army, police, politics and diplomatic authorities, as well as lots of people. 

Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica

Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica
Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica
Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica
Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica

Sremska Mitrovica: acquiring rights of the free practice of religion

In the ancient city of Sirmium, today’s Sremska Mitrovica, 17 centuries since acquiring rights of free practice of religion was commemorated.  His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with Their Graces Bishops: Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa and Lukijan of Osek-Polje, celebrated the Divine Hierarchal Liturgy. The clergy of the Diocese of Srem and the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated.