Bishop Irinej in Moscow awarded the Order of Saint Tsar Nickolas II Romanov
The Council for the social rewards of the Russian Federation awarded His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa the Order of Saint Tsar Nicholas II Romanov of the third degree. This prestigious award was presented to Bishop Irinej by Mr. Alexey Simeonovich Tkachov in the podvorye of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the Moscow Patriarchate on Friday, May 28 this year.
On this occasion Bishop Irinej thanked for the unexpected recognition stressing that its value was in that it spurred even more enterprises which would be in favour of the Church and the society as a whole.
Source: Diocese of Backa