Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch Opposes New States Having Own Churches

As the battle hots up over whether a number of countries in the region should get their own Orthodox Churches, Serbian Patriarch Irinej has written to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople warning him about the danger of introducing the principle of giving ecclesiastical independence, or autocephaly, to new states or nations.

US Serbs Urge Congress to Reject Kosovo Partition

Leaders of Serbian Orthodox congregations and Serbian-American organisations have appealed to Congress members and the US administration to protect the rights of Kosovo Serbs and expressed "strong opposition to the proposed ethnic partition of the territory", Serbian media reported on Monday.