Statements

Communique of the Committee which is organizing the funeral of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose

The body of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia of blessed repose was transferred to the Cathedral church of St. Michael the Archangel in Belgrade, where Divine Liturgies and commemorations are served every day with Gospel reading.

The faithful who would like to do the reverence to Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose, they can do that at the Belgrade's Cathedral church which is constantly open.

Communique regarding the Divine Liturgy and Funeral service for Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Bachka, on behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, following a meeting of the Committee which is organizing the funeral of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia of blessed repose on Monday, November 16, 2009 at the Patriarchate, informed the media of some details related to the funeral service for Patriarch Pavle of Serbia of blessed repose.

Communique regarding the funeral of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia of blessed repose

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Bachka on behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, after the extraordinary session on the Sunday evening at teh Patriarchate court informed the public about a few details regarding the requiem service of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose. Bishop Irinej of Bachka said that the Holy Synod dealt with particulars that are strictly prescribed in such circumstances.

Communique – November 12, 2009

On November 12, 2009 the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church  received Mr. Vuk Jeremic ,Foreign Minister of Serbia, on the official working visit. He was accompanied by Mr. Mladjan Djordjevic, advisor to the President of Serbia and Mr. Damjan Krnjevic, advisor to the minister of Foreign Affairs.

Minister Jeremic sought and received the blessing of the Holy Synod before the upcoming visit of  President of Serbia Boris Tadic and members of the Government of Serbia to Italy and the Vatican. On that occasion the quality of relations between Church and State was analyzed and  positively evaluated.

From the Office of the Holy Synod

Delivers: Bishop of Bachka Dr. Irinej

Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the SOC, October 15th, 2009

APPEAL
to the faithful people in Kosovo and Metohija,
on the occasion of holding local elections scheduled
for November 15, 2009

We call the faithful people in Kosovo and Metohija, for disrespect of the basic human rights in this Province of the Republic of Serbia guaranteed by the The Charter of the United Nations and especially by the Resolution 1244, not to respond to the invitation of illegal institutions of the authorities of the self-declared Republic of Kosovo and not to participate in the local elections in Kosovo and Metohija planned for November 15, 2009.

 

Head of the Holy Synod of Bishops
Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral
Amfilohije