Patriarch and Serbian President visit Saint Sava Cathedral

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Aleksandar Vucic, the President of the Republic of Serbia visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 22 October 2020. 

- I am glad that all citizens of Serbia and all Serbs, wherever they live, will soon be able to come to the Cathedral and see what generations of our ancestors and we managed to do together with them, said President Vucic on his Instagram account. 

Bishop Longin Offers Condolences on Repose of Metropolitan Theodosius

His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America sent a letter of condolence on behalf of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North, Central and South America to His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of the Orthodox Church in America on the passing of the Most-Blessed Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor). 

"During his entire life", noted Bishop Longin, "Metropolitan Theodosius was a most dedicated servant of the Church, offering up himself to his people from his youth, following in the footsteps of his heavenly protector, St. Theodoisus of Chernigov. He worked diligently towards the good of the faithful and church order in North America, sparing no effort in keeping unity and harmony among all Orthodox jurisdictions."

First school of Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia to open in 2021

First school of Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia to open in 2021The first school of the Serbian Orthodox Church is preparing to welcome its first students in an ideal environment in western Sydney on the feast day of St. Sava, on January 27, 2021. St. Sava College will operate in the suburb of Varroville under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Bishop Lukijan liturgized in the renovated church in Pomaz

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Dr. Zoran Loncar, Minister of Health in the Government of the Republic of Serbia,  called on all citizens of Serbia yesterday to adhere to anti-epidemic measures in the next period, and during slava celebrations, in order to preserve public health.

At today's meeting at the Patriarchate, Belgrade, which was also attended by director of the Clinic for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Dr. Goran Stevanovic, Minister Loncar informed His Holiness Patriarch Irinej about the current epidemiological situation in our country, as well as about the preparedness of the state health system for the new peak of the coronavirus. On that occasion, the Minister pointed out that medical staff would do everything to preserve health of our citizens this time as well, but that it was necessary to respect the measures in order to keep the epidemic under control.

High officials of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of Republika Srpska visited the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla

His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla received the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Radovan Viskovic, on October 19, 2020, on the feast of the Holy Apostle Thomas.

The reception was also attended by Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Vojin Mitrovic, Mayor of Bijeljina Mr. Mico Micic and the President of the Municipal Board of SNSD Bijeljina, Mr. Nedeljko Coric.