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.
In Stari Brod, which is administratively belongs to Rogatica, 15 km along the Drina canyon below Visegrad, on Saturday June 18, 2011, the memorial service was held for 6000 Serbs who were in spring 1942 killed by the members of the notorious Ustasha regiment "Black Legion", then foundations, cross and bells of the chapel whose construction began last year in May, were consecrated.
His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, served on June 19 2011 the Divine Liturgy in the church of Sts. Michael and Gabriel the Archangels - the Old Church in Bascarsija.
Metropolitan Amfilohije: Metropolitanate expects the State respects the centuries-long structure of the Church17. June 2011 - 13:18
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 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.