Category Archives: Serbia

The Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church defamed

March 8, 2018. The Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Iriney was defamed by a serbian daily newspaper “Kurir”. The Belgrade-based newspaper published on its front page that Patriarch allegedly did not want to move to Kosovo. Earlier the Patriarch Irinej had supported the idea to add “Patriarchate of Pec” to the official name of the Serbian Orthodox Church. According […]

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False statements against an Orthodox Monastery

February 10, 2016. Archimandrite Luke, the hegumen of the Carno monastery in Srebrenica (Serbia) responded to false statements in an open letter to the mayor of the community of Srebrenica Durakovic Kamil, as the official website of the diocese reports. The television show Network, which was broadcasted live on the eve of St. Sava on FTV organized by the mayor […]

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Protest of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church about the abolition of religious course

December 25, 2015. The Holy Synod of the Church of Serbia expressed its protest for the sudden decision of the Minister of Education of Serbia Mr Srdjan Verbić to abolish the religious course from the elementary and secondary school, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports. The Holy Synod reminds to the Minister of Education that he […]

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An NGO’s attack against freedom of expression and presence of Orthodox Christianity in public sphere of Serbia

January 26, 2015. The Movement for Enlightened Society NGO has declared that the marking of St.Sava’s Day as the patron saint day of schools “violates the principle of secularity” in Serbia, reports news agency b92. St.Sava, who was born in 1175, is the patron saint of schools and students and his death on January 27 is officially marked as St. […]

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