IOCC, Orthodox Church in Japan to Provide Aid to Coastal Communities

With financial support from an emergency grant of $25,000 from the National Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society and contributions by private donors, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) will provide humanitarian assistance such as medicines, food and other essential items to communities in the earthquake and tsunami-damaged Pacific coastal districts of Japan in the prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaragi. The assistance is being distributed by the Orthodox Church in Japan in cooperation with regional authorities. All of the aid to be distributed is expected to be obtained locally in Japan.

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at international Christian congress in Wurzburg

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, attended on 19 March 2010 the 4th International Congress ‘The Meeting Place is the Universal Church' organized by the German office of the international charity ‘Kirche in Not' (Aid to the Church in Need) in Wurzburg, Germany. This year the congress had as its theme the words of St. Paul from his Letter to the Romans: Keep your spiritual fervor (Rom. 12:11).

Patriarch Irinej serves in the church of St. Alexander Nevski

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts in the Belgrade's church of St. Alexander NevskiЊегова Светост Патријарх српски Г. Иринеј служио је данас Литургију Пређеосвећених Дарова у београдској цркви Свeтог Александра Невског. 

Exhibition NOT TO FORGET for the seventh time

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the seventh traditional exhibition of copies of icons and frescoes from Kosovo and Metohija was opened last night, on March 17, 2011 at the St. Sava's house of the St. Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar. This year the copies of the frescoes of Mother of God Ljeviska in Prizren, but also other monasteries from Kosovo and Metohija are showcased. 

President Tadic visits seat of Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic

During his stay in Montenegro, President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Boris Tadic visired on March 16, 2011, the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic.