The Official Internet Presentation of the Serbian Orthodox Church Ranks Among the First 50 Best Domestic Internet Presentations

PC

Just like in the previous years, the official Internet Presentation of the Serbian Orthodox Church ranked among the 50 best domestic internet presentations in 2007, according to the editor in chief of the PC magazine. The complete list was pulished in the 141. number of the February issue and can be seen at http://www.pcpress.co.yu/top50/

Bishop Grigorije and His Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II visited Patriarch of Moscow Alexei II

His Grace Bishop of Herzegovina Grigorije and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine visited today His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexei II in Danilovsky (St. Daniel Monastery), the residence of His Holiness.

On this occasion also present were HE Mr. Stanimir Vukicevic, the Ambassador of Serbia to the Russian Federation, Mr. Dragomir Acovic, member of the Privy Council, Mr. Radomir Zivanic, owner of Verano Motors and Mr. Dejan Bodiroga, famous Serbian basketball player.

Orthodox Christians face violence following contested Presidential Elections in Kenya

Kenija stradanje

The New Year began with tragedy for many people in Kenya as widespread violence erupted on December 27th in the wake of contested presidential elections between incumbent President, Mwai Kibaki, and challenger Raila Odinga.

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew thanked the Turkish government

Vartolomej

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew thanked the Turkish government yesterday for granting permission for religious services to be held at the Church of St. Nicholas in Demre this year. Reviewing the year 2007 at a New Year's reception after a religious service at the Fener Greek Patriarchate, Patriarch Bartholomew listed the Ministry of Culture's permission for religious services to be held at the Church of St. Nicholas among the important events of the year for Orthodox Christians.

Orthodoxy in China

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church took a decision at its winter session on Thursday to open a department of the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church (ROAC).

The Synod decision stresses the need to continue the efforts taken by the Department for External Church Relations in the dialogue with the Chinese, to normalize the situation of the Orthodox Church in China.