Serbian Orthodox Church
In the first week of the Great Lent, also called the Sunday of Orthodoxy because we remember the triumph of the Orthodox Church over the iconoclasts, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church in Nis. The clergy of the Cathedral church concelebrated to the Bishop. According to the ancient praxis at the end of the Liturgy the procession with icons around the church was performed and the Synodikон, which has been read in the Orthodox Church since 843 A.D.
Metropolitan Amfilohije meets with the chief of the OESC Mission in Montenegro and the Ambassador of Turkey in separate visits29. March 2013 - 11:48
On 26 March 2013 there were two audiences at the Episcopal palace of the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral at Cetinje. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, met with His Excellency Ambassador Ljubomir Kopaja, chief of the OESC Mission, and in a separate visit with His Excellency Mehmet Niyazi Tanilir, Ambassador of Turkey to Podgorica.
This was the first visit of Ambassador Kopaj since his last year’s installation as the chief of the OESC mission. The Ambassador used this opportunity to visit Cetinje Monastery as well.
Humanitarian action entitled “You can as well” was held on 9 March 2013 at the Sports Center Madington in Perth. The action had a goal to collect funds for the Humanitarian organization Ana and Vlade Divac.
Throughout the Diocese of Raska-Prizren the Sunday of Orthodoxy and celebration of holy icons was marked. Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Gracanica monastery with the concelebration of the clergy of the Diocesan deanery of Pristina. The celebration was particularly festive in Visoki Decani Monastery where the liturgy attended were hundreds of pilgrims from Republic of Srpska, representatives of the municipalities that twinned with Serbian municipalities on Kosovo and Metohia.