Category Archives: Montenegro

Montenegrin authorities form commission to negotiate with Church about new law on Church property

March 10, 2020. Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković has formed a team of experts to negotiate with the Montenegrin Metropolis of the Serbian Orthodox Church and other dioceses of the Serbian Church in Montenegro regarding the recently-passed scandalous law “On Freedom of Religion and Belief and the Legal Status of Religious Communities.” The law gives the state the right and […]

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Metropolitan of Montenegro willing to discuss repeal of new religious law with state representatives

February 4, 2020. In the wake of massive peaceful protests taking place throughout Montenegro on a nightly basis in response to the scandalous new law affecting Church property, the state authorities have called on representatives of the Serbian Church to come to negotiations on the matter. In response, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije informed Prime Minister Duško Marković that he is […]

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the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

January 4, 2020. While preparing to celebrate the radiant Feast of the Nativity of Christ, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, under presidency of His Holiness the Serbia Patriarch Irinej, held a session at the Patriarchal Court in Belgrade, on January 4, 2020, with participation of the hierarchs who have their jurisdiction in Montenegro: His Excellency […]

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Orthodox Bishop Metodije of Diokleia beaten by police in Montenegro.

December 30, 2019. His Grace Bishop Metodije of Diokleia, a canonical hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro, was beaten by police on December 26 while peacefully participating in a protest against the adoption of a new law that the Church warns will result in the government confiscating Church property. Two faithful were also injured trying to protect His Grace. Despite his […]

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Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Montenegrin antichurch bill.

December 25, 2019. As regards the latest developments in Montenegro relating to the announced adoption of the draft Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Legal Status of Religious Communities, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church hereby expresses its support to the archbishops, clergy, monasticism and faithful people of the dioceses: Montenegro and the Littoral, Budimlje-Niksic, Mileseva […]

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