Podgorica's church consecrated, Primates serve Liturgy
Eight primates of the Local Orthodox Churches led by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Russian Patriarch Kirill and Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated this morning Podgorica's Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ.
Besides three Patriarchs the church was consecrated also by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus, Ieronimos of Athens, Anastasios of Albania, Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland, as well as Locum Tenens of Metropolitan's throne of Czech lands and Slovakia Archbishop Symeon of Olomouc and Brno.
The primates were concelebrated by many bishops, presbyters and deacons of the Orthodox Church of Christ. Soon after the consecration the Divine Liturgy began.
The plateau in front of the Cathedral church was filled with thousands of people. The Divine Liturgy were attended by President of Montenegro Mr. Filip Vujanovic with the members of the Honorary board for celebration of 17 centuries of the Edict of Milan, President of Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik, representatives of other Christian Churches and traditional religious communities, members of the diplomatic corps in Podgorica and representatives of the political and cultural life of Montenegro and the region. Црне Горе и региона.
Source: Metropolitan of Montegro and the Littoral