Montenegro Authorities Intend to Sign An Agreement with the Serbian Church

It is planned to determine the rights and obligations of the parties by the end of the summer.
Pravmir.com team | 31 May 2022

The Government of Montenegro again promised the Serbian Orthodox Church to conclude a basic agreement regulating its position in the country, as well as the rights and obligations of the parties. According to the Montenegrin Minister of Justice Marko Kovač, they plan to sign the relevant document by the end of summer 2022, reports balkanist.ru.

In an interview with Serbian TV PRVA, the minister said that the settlement of relations between the state and the Church, in this case Montenegro and the Serbian Orthodox Church, is a “natural and logical process.”

Similar agreements were signed separately in 2012 with the Catholic Church, Islamic and Jewish religious communities. The Serbian Orthodox Church, the largest and dominant in the country, has been trying to put an end to this issue for ten years, received government guarantees, but the signing of the agreement is postponed over and over again for a new period.

As was previously reported, Vladimir Leposavić, Minister of Justice of the previous government, who was dismissed in February of this year, promised to “eliminate the fact of discrimination” and conclude a fundamental cooperation agreement with the Serbian Church a year ago.

You can follow Pravmir.com on TwitterFacebook*Instagram, or Telegram.

*Currently we are experiencing some issue with adding posts on our official page on Facebook. Our IT specialists are working on solving this issue at the moment.

Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 euros a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 euros a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Dear Friends,

Our website exists owing to your generous assistance, thanks to the funds donated by our beloved readers.

Please assist us in the continuation of our work.