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ORTHODOXY IN CRISIS: Serbia and Montenegro Fail to Find Common Position on Schismatic Church

JERUSALEM, Occupied Palestine – Talks in Jerusalem have failed to make progress. Serbian President Alexander Vučić could not agree with his Montenegrin counterpart Milo Djukanovic on a common position on the situation around the Serbian Orthodox Church. Vučić announced this to the Serbian press on January 23rd after talks with Djukanovic in Jerusalem. “We have been talking for a […]

SERBIAN ORTHODOX SCHISM: Head of “Montenegrin church” says his structure would get Tomos

By Yekaterina Filatova for UOJ “Metropolitan” Mikhail Dedeic is convinced that without the church structure he leads with its “century-old property”, Montenegro would not be a full-fledged state.   The head of the Montenegrin schismatics, “Metropolitan” Mikhail Dedeic, called the law on religious freedom adopted by the Montenegrin authorities “a crucial historical turning point” and stated that […]

MONTENEGRO: Politicians Excommunicated, Faithful Take To The Streets, Hierarchs Speak Out (VIDEO)

PODGORICA – Tensions continue to run high in Montenegro after the Parliament and President pushed through a law that the Serbian Orthodox Church views as a blatant attack, aimed at seizing Church property from the canonical Church in favor of the minuscule schismatic “Montenegrin Orthodox Church.” The Episcopal Council of Montenegro, consisting of every hierarch of […]

Patriarch Kirill backs Serbia: “No One Should Remain on the Sidelines from What is Happening in Montenegro and World Orthodoxy”

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill considers it crucial to support Orthodox Christians of Montenegro in every possible way, who are going through difficult times today. It is also important to defend the purity of canonical Orthodoxy in general throughout the world, the Patriarch said. According to patriarchia.ru, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church commented on the […]

Bishop Beaten in Montenegro Urges Faithful to Keep the Peace

PODGORICA – 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 […]

Montenegrin NATO Vassal Police Beat Serbian Bishop, Faithful Protesting Adoption of Ukraine-Style Anti-Church law

PODGORICA – Despite strong protests from the hierarchs, clergy, monastics, and tens of thousands of faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the majority religion in the country, the Montenegrin Parliament adopted the anti-Church law “On Freedom of Religion and Belief and the Legal Status of Religious Communities” on December 26. Large crowds of Orthodox faithful […]

NO SIN CAN SURPASS THE LOVE OF GOD

By Igumen Nikon of Mt. Athos – It’s not because we sin that we don’t go to Heaven. You have to know that the only sinless one was Christ and no one else. It’s not because we commit sins that we don’t go to Heaven. While we’re still alive and our eyes are open—we sin. We […]

NATO Doesn’t Care That Montenegro Is a Haven For Crime and Corruption

There was international jubilation when Montenegro seceded from its union with Serbia in 2006 after a controversial referendum. The Referendum Law prevented Montenegrins living and registered in Serbia from voting in the referendum, ensuring that tens of thousands of Montenegrins, in a country of only 622,000, who would have voted to remain the union could […]