Monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) cannot belong to the so-called Republic of Kosovo, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic stated at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris on Monday.
“In this Organisation, we are supposed to protect and nurture cultural identities, not be complicit in politicized attempts to carve up new ones,” Jeremic underscored.
On Friday, October 28, at the Book Fair there was a presentation of the first edition of the Holy Bible Old and New Testament with translated deuterocanonical books of the Old Testament, which were translated into the modern Serbian language by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina. In the presence of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and Their Graces Bishops Hrizostom of Zica and George of Canada, about this edition of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church it was spoken by the member of the Synod Bishop Irinej of Backa and the vicar of Serbian Patriarch Irinej Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno.
On October 17, 2011 His Grace Bishop David of Krusevac served the acatist to Most Holy Three-handed Theotokos in the Cathedral church of St. George in Krusevac.
After the acathist Bishop David met with religious teachers of the Krusevac vicarage and held a sermon regardin the significance and responsibility of this service that religious teachers have.
Today at the Gallery of the RTS the documentary television series ICON was released, screened based on the book of Bishop Dr Jovan (Puric) of Nis the Icon of Christ - Human face of the God. The documentary was written and directed by deacon Nenad Ilic. The documentary series was presented by Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis, deacon Nenad Ilic, Mr. Bozidar Nikolic, editor in chief of the Cultural and educational programme; Mr. Miodrag Zupanc, editor-in-chief of Cultural and educational programme; and the host was Majda Ropret Filipovic.
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on Saturday, October 29 2011, a seminar entitled Towards the Edict o Milan was held at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade.