Serbian Orthodox Church
On the day when we celebrate Holy Martyrs of Sergej and Vakha His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis with priests of the hierarchal vicarage of Pirot and Bela Palanka served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of Christ in Pirot.
A great joy were the kids, students of religious education in the schools of Pirot, who welcomed their Bishop and who read the Prayer of the Lord at the Liturgy and partook the Holy Communion. The Bishop gave the Prayer book to all the present as the gift.
His Grace Bishop David of Krusevac visited on October 18, 2011 the church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in Padez. His Grace Bishop was welcomed by father Milorad Prsic, the parish priest of Padez, with children.
Source: Diocese of Krusevac
Seven decades ago Kragujevac and area were the scene of one of the bloodiest crimes in the Second World War. Fascist soldiers in retaliation in a few days shot many thousands of innocent civilians including a number of children.
His Grace Bishop Irinej of Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand served the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava monastery, in Elaine on the feast day of St. Thomas the Apostle. The occasion for this visit was a celebration of baptismal name of His Beatitude Archimandrite Teodor (Bojovic), the abott of this monastery.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on October 20, 2011 Mr. Andrija Mandic, the president of the New Serbian Democracy from Montenegro. On this occasion Mr. Mandic gave His Holiness an unique icon of Holy Serbian new martyrs, a work of iconographic atellier "Minic" from Belgrade, and which will be available to believers at the church of St. Alexander Nevsky who want to see and kiss it.
Action to remove the barricades by KFOR stopped by the mass gathering of Serbs who continue non-violent protest20. October 2011 - 13:48
The action of the KFOR, which started last night with a deployment of forces and machinery at the north of Kosovo and the first concrete steps starting from 04:00 hours, the military forces expanded by about 350 meters the zone they control at Brnjak and removed one of the five trucks on the barricades in Jagnjenica. The tear gas or the"pepper spray" was used on two occasions against the citizens gathered at the barricades which is why they had to seek a medical help. KFOR is concentrated on the barricades in Jagnjenica where there were no clay or concrete embankment, while another convoy was located 300 meters from the main roadblocks in the village of Zupce.