Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops

Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops
of the Serbian Orthodox Church

As regards the latest developments in Montenegro relating to the announced adoption of the draft Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Legal Status of Religious Communities, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church hereby expresses its support to the archbishops, clergy, monasticism and faithful people of the dioceses: Montenegro and the Littoral, Budimlje-Niksic, Mileseva and Zahumlje-Herzegovina, to continue defending their religious rights in Montenegro, encouraged by the power of the Holy Spirit and the prayerful representation of the saints of our own kin.

Christmas Greeting of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church

The Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church congratulates the feast of the Birth of the Divine God-Child to believers and clergy of the Christian Churches which celebrate Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar and greets them with the traditional greeting:

CHRIST IS BORN! - HE IS BORN INDEED!

Celebration of Saint Nicholas in Brisbane

Celebration of Saint Nicholas in Brisbane
Celebration of Saint Nicholas in Brisbane
Celebration of Saint Nicholas in Brisbane
Celebration of Saint Nicholas in Brisbane

His Grace Bishop Siluan of Australia and New Zealand visited Brisbane, the city of Saint Nicholas, on December 18 and 19, 2019.

A festal Vesper service was performed in St. Nicholas Church in Waicol. Dean of the church Stanisa Ostojic and deacon Milos Raketic officiated the service. On the very feast-day, the Holy Divine Liturgy was celebrated in St. Nicholas Church on Ross Street.

We don’t want laws that legalize lawlessness

We don’t want laws that legalize lawlessness
We don’t want laws that legalize lawlessness
We don’t want laws that legalize lawlessness
We don’t want laws that legalize lawlessness

Metropolitan Amfilohije: All that has been done on Earth against the name of God and the justice that radiates from that name - all that is lawlessness.

A protest gathering of the clergy and monastics of the Metropolitanate of the Montenegro-Littoral and Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic was held before the Parliament of Montenegro on the occasion of the beginning of а parliamentary session at which the ruling majority intends to adopt а discriminatory law on freedom of religion.

The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church

The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Deputy Mayor of Belgrade Goran Vesic attended on the solemn academy “Eight centuries of autocephaly 1219-2019”, organized mutually by the Serbian Orthodox Church and the City of Belgrade in the crypt of the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Belgrade, on 21 December 2019.

His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop of Patriarch Irinej, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dacic, Deputy Director of the Office  for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities Dr. Marko Nikolic, representatives of the National Assembly and of the City of Belgrade, members of the City Council and Secretariat, representatives of the Serbs from Kosovo and Metohia, members of the diplomatic corps and numerous citizens attended the celebration of the jubilee.