Letter of Condolences to His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

To His Beatitude John X Patriarch of Antioch and All the East  Damascus 

Your Beatitude, Our dear brother and fellow servant in the Lord, We have received the sad news about the devastating explosion that took lives of many innocent people in Beirut, which We have recently visited, lovingly hosted by Your Beatitude and welcomed by many wonderful and cordial people. This horrible tragedy induced great sadness and pain in the heart of the Serbian people.

Patriarch Irinej met with Apostolic Nuncio Luciano Suriani

His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, received His Excellency Luciano Suriani, Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Serbia.

The reception took place at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on August 6, 2020. The reception was attended by Bishop Stefan of Remeziana, vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch; Monsignor Fermin Emilio Sosa Rodriguez, Adviser to the Nunciature; Don Aleksandar Ninkovic, Secretary of the Nunciature; and Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Serbian Patriarch met with Archbishop of Belgrade

His Holiness Iinej, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Stanislav Hocevar, Archbishop of Belgrade, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on August 6, 2020.

The reception was attended by Bishop Stefan, of Remesiana, vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch; Revd. Mihael Sokol, Secretary General of the Archbishop of Belgrade; and Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Remembrance Day of all victims and exiled Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated a memorial service for the killed Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia in 1995. The memorial service was officiated at Sremska Raca, Serbia, on 4thAugust 2020.

The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, and the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, unveiled a commemorative plaque on the bridge in Sremska Raca, via which processions of refugees had found refuge in Serbia. The President of Republika Srpska, Mrs Zeljka Cvijanovic, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mrs Ana Brnabic, His Grace Bishop Vasilije of Srem and His Grace Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, attended the marking of the Day of Remembrance of the perished and exiled Serbs as well.

Metropolitan Porfirije: War is a defeat of all

On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the military action “Storm”, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, served as a memorial service for the innocent victims of the war in the 1990s.

Surrounded by the clergy of the Cathedral in Zagreb, representatives of the Serbian National Council and of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia and the faithful, Metropolitan Porfirije served an annual memorial service for the victims of the “Storm”, but also in the days immediately following that military action.