Amfilohije Radović

Montenegro President Rebuffs Serbian ‘Church Property Theft’ Claim

President Milo Djukanovic said on Monday that he will not allow anyone to take away what belongs to Montenegro and warned of what he called "external" interference in the country's affairs.

Djukanovic insisted that the new draft law on freedom of religion was not intended to baselessly take away anyone's property.

Serbian Patriarch Sparks Controversy by Meeting Syria’s Assad

An Orthodox Church delegation including Patriarch Irinej and the Montenegrin bishop Amfilohije met Bashar al-Assad on Monday evening, with the Serbian religious leader and the Syrian president exchanging warm words over Serbia's stance on Kosovo and the ongoing conflict in Syria.

Serbian Church disagrees with Bartholomew's Ukraine move

The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) dignitary, who is at the helm of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, added that after the latest decision of its head, Patriarch Bartholomew, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople was "absolutely no longer considered as the supreme church authority by the SPC."

Serbian Presidency's Secretary General: Amfilohije "engaging in sorcery"

Serbian Presidency's Secretary General Nikola Selakovic said on Monday that Metropolitan Amfilohije was "engaging in sorcery."

Selakovic in this way reacted to the statement of the top dignitary of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Montenegro, who said earlier that he feared that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic would "hand over KiM (Kosovo and Metohija)."

"Not known" if Church will take part in Brussels talks

It is not known whether Serbian Orthodox Church representatives will take part in the Brussels dialogue when the SPC heritage in Kosovo makes it to the agenda.

This has been stated by SPC Metropolitan Amfilohije, who, speaking during a news conference called to promote a book on St. Sava on Monday, added: