Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Rakovica

Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Rakovica
Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Rakovica
Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Rakovica
Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Rakovica

On the feast day of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of Godo, on 28 August 2017, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served   the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery Rakovica.

Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest
Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest
Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest
Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officially visited Hungary on 20 August 2017

This day was not chosen by mistake, it was a feast-day of Holy King Stephen (Istvan), the first Christian king among Hungarians, who was enlisted in the dyptich of saints of the Orthodox Church as well. The Day of Holy King Stephen is celebrated in Hungary very solemnly as one of the greatest holidays.

Audience at the Patriarchate’s residence

Audience at the Patriarchate’s residence
Audience at the Patriarchate’s residence
Audience at the Patriarchate’s residence
Audience at the Patriarchate’s residence

On Tuesday, 23 August 2017, at Patriarchate’s Residence, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, welcomed a delegation of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, which conveyed a brotherly greeting form His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostom of Cyprus.

Patronal Feast of the Cathedral Church in Trebinje, Herzegovina

The patronal feast of the church and the city, the Transfiguration of the Lord, was solemnly celebrated in Trebinje on the Saturday of 19 August 2017.

On the Eve of the feast-day of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord, which is the patronal feast of the city and the church, in Trebinje, the Vesper service was performed. His Beatitude kyr Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, officiated the service with the concelebration of the clergy and deacons.

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands with all people of good will in condemning the hateful violence and lamenting the loss of life that resulted from the shameful efforts to promote racial bigotry and white supremacist ideology in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Orthodox Church emphatically declares that it does not promote, protect or sanction participation in such reprehensible acts of hatred, racism, and discrimination, and proclaims that such beliefs and behaviors have no place in any community based in respect for the law and faith in a loving God.

Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac

Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac
Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac
Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac
Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Transfiguration of the Lord on Vidikovac in Belgrade.

His Holiness was concelebrated by the clergy and deacons of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac.