Cross procession in Podgorica, Montenegro: For Christ’s victory

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro: The voice of the people heard during prayer processions is the voice of God, because the people assembled there have been waiting for a long time to feel free.

“The people have been assembled in peace, first of all to glorify the name of God and to defend their shrines they had received by tradition from their ancestors, demanding that this government renounces the illegal part of the law on Churches and religious communities which has profaned the dignity of Montenegro, the dignity of the Parliament, the dignity of this people”, said His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral after a procession that he had been leading through the streets of Podgorica on 21st  June 2020.

20th anniversary of the consecration of Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla

On 19th June 2020, on the feast of Venerable Bessarion the Wonderworker, it has been 20 years since the consecration of His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla.

On that occasion, His Eminence Metropolian Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, David of Krusevac, Arsenije of Nis, Nikodim of Dalmatia and Heruvim of Osijek and Baranja visited His Grace Fotije in his Episcopal palace in Bijeljina.

The highest representatives of the Republika Srpska with the Patriarch

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Mr. Milorad Dodik, on June 18, 2020.

President of the Republic of Srpska, Mrs. Zeljka Cvijanovic, and  Prime Minister of Srpska, Mr. Radovan Viskovic, took part in the conversations.

Patron Saint-day of the Holy Trinity church in Zurich

Patron Saint-day of the Holy Trinity church in Zurich
Patron Saint-day of the Holy Trinity church in Zurich
Patron Saint-day of the Holy Trinity church in Zurich
Patron Saint-day of the Holy Trinity church in Zurich

On the Sunday of the 7th June 2020, the church of Holy Trinity in Zurich celebrated its patron saint. The solemn celebration began with a festal Vesper service on a Saturday evening, which was served by protopresbyter staurophor Miroslav Simijonovic, principal of the church of Dormition of Most Holy Mother of God in Zurich. He was concelebrated by priests of both Serbian churches in this city.

Patriarch received Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Rashid Hassanpor, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

His Holiness Patriarch and His Excellency Ambassador talked about the ways of strengthening the already close relations between the inhabitants of Serbia and Iran in the field of interfaith dialogue.