Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija

Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija
Meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija

After the meeting of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Patriarchate of Pec a meeting of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops was held. It was presided by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej, and along with the members of the Holy Synod there were members of the Committee, Their Graces Kyr Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren and Kyr Jovan Bishop of Lipljan, and Their Graces Kyr Lavrentije Bishop of Sabac and Kyr David Bishop of Stobi attended the meeting.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec

Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec
Serbian Patriarch Irinej with members of Holy Synod of Bishops arrives in Patriarchate of Pec

Session of the Holy Synod of Bishops in the Patriarchate of Pec

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Today, on the feast day of Holy Martyr Gregory of Armenia, after the Divine Liturgy which was served by Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Sumadija and Jovan of Lipljan with the clergy, a session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church  commenced which was presided by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. Members of the Committee of the Holy Assembly of Bishops for Kosovo and Metohija will later join the session, who arrived today and yesterday at the Mother of all Serbian Churches, and several other bishops as well.

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photo: deacon Aleksandar Sekulic

Historical injustice solved

The remains of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga, and their son Prince Nicholas with full state and church honors yesterday  arrived in the homeland and are displayed at Belgrade's Cathedral church.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch led the memorial service, with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Lukijan of Budim, Jovan of Sumadija, Irinej of Australia-New Zealand, Atanasije of Hvosno and Porfirije of Jegar, at the Cathedral church fulfilled with the highest state officials, members of the royal family Karadjordjevic and faithful people from all Serbian areas.

The memorial service was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Ivica Dacic, President of the National Assembly Mr. Nebojsa Stefanovic, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Aleksandar and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic;Prince Aleksandar and Princess Barbara, Princess Elizabeth and Catherine Oxenberg;Prince Michael, Duke of Kent; Her Imperial and Royal Highness Arch Duchess Helen von Habsburg, Princess Linda and her sons Princes Djordje and Michael;  Prince Vladimir and Princess Brigitta, Prince Paul's In-Laws: Neil and Serena Balfour, Christopher Balfour, Jean Marie and Veronika de Brouwer; as well as members of the Government, diplomatic corps and other officials.

Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac

Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac
Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac
Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac
Liturgy and the memorial service to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola Karadjordjevic at Oplenac

Karadjordje's poplar, the symbol of freedom and unity of one small nation which stood up before the eyes of all Europe to fight against one mighty and strong enemy, and today it is again the meeting place of all Serbs. In the church of Holy Great Martyr George at Oplenac in the presence of the royal family Karadjordjevic, lots of faithful people, the Holy Hiearchal Liturgy was served and the requiem for Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola. With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by Bishop Pahomije of Vranje and he was concelebrated by Bishop Irinej of Australia-New Zealand with many priests.