The Assembly of Bishops finished on May 21st. In the communique the bishops, among other things, stated: “The Holy Hierarchical Assembly was astonished with the behavior of certain media sources, electronic and written, whose goal was clearly not objective and responsible public information, but the ill-intended dissemination of untruths regarding events from the life ofContinue reading “Communique”
Remember that, as I said, the right direction leads not only to peace but to knowledge. When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is left in him. When a man is getting worse he understands his own badness less and less. A moderately bad man knows heContinue reading “Understanding Evil”
Here is an excerpt from Thomas Mann’s “The Holy Sinner”, the fantasied tale of Pope Gregory in which Mann re-tells the medieval legend of a brother and sister who fall into sin and have a child. The child is sent away in secret only to come back years later when he discovers his true origins,Continue reading “An Hour of Heartfelt Rue”
The annual May session of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began in Belgrade today. Patriarch Pavle is unable to take part so His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilohije will preside over the meeting. There is talks that a new patriarch will be chosen…but then again there are a lot of things people areContinue reading “Sabor”
The festive Slava Litiya through the streets of Niksic in Montenegro, on the feast day of St. Vasilije of Ostrog near the Monastery of Ostrog where the wonder-working bodily remains of St. Vasilije can be found.