Communique of the Committee which is organizing the funeral of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose

Today at the Patriarchate Court a session of the Committee which is organizing the funeral of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose was held. On behalf of the Committee Bishop Dr. Irinej of Bachka and Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje and Herzegovina addressed the public.

Since the session of the Committee was devoted to organizing routes on which the prayerful procession will go Bishop Irinej of Bachka emphasized words of the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs who said that policemen will not only be the guardians of order but, as all the faithful, will participate in the prayerful procession.

Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje and Herzegovina said the Divine Liturgy will be served at Cathedral church at 7:30am, afterwards the prayer procession will go towards  St. Sava Memorial-Cathedral in 9.30 hours, and through these streets: Knez Sima Markovic, Pop Lukina, Brankova, via Zeleni Venac and Prizrenska to Terazije square where it will be served a brief commemoration. After that  the procession will go along Kralja Milana towards Slavija square, and further through Bulevar Oslobodjenja  until Krusedolska street, where the coffin held by the hands of Bishops will be transferred to the plateau in front of St. Sava Cathedral. There will be served the funeral service at 11am. 

After the funeral service, the coffin with the body of Patriarch Pavle will be transferred to Monastery Rakovica through following streets: Bulevar Oslobodjenja, Autokomanda, Bulevar Oslobodjenja, Trosarina, Crnotravska, Borska, Miska Kranjca, Patrijarha Dimitrija, to Monastery of St. Michael the Archangel  in Rakovica, in Patrijarha Dimitrija 34.

The press conference is scheduled for Wednesday at 12:00pm.

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