Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to Serbia

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Externam Church Relations, completed today his three-day visit to Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church. Metropolitan Hilarion served this morning the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the memorial service to Serbian Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose at Rakovica monastery.

From the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla Metropolitan Hilarion and the members of the delegation were escorted by Bishop Irinej of Backa, the member of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church; Vicar Bishops Atanasije of Hvosno and Antonije of Moravica; His Excellency Alexander Konuzin, ambassador of the Russian Federation in Belgrade; as well as the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.