His Royal Highness Prince Andrej’s casket was met today at the Nikola Tesla airport by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Prince Vladimir and Prince Dimitri, sons of HRH Prince Andrej; Princess Lavinia – Maria, daughter of HRH Prince Andrej with young Luka Austin Prichard (son of HRH Princess Lavinia-Maria); HRH Princess Elizabeth; Prince George and Prince Michael; Ms. India Oxenberg, granddaughter of Princess Elizabeth; Professor Oliver Antic, Special Advisor to President of Serbia; government officials and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar to Serbian Patriarch.
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Hermitage, Pennsylvania celebrated their Church Slava on second Sunday of Pascha, May 12, 2013, the Sunday of Thomas. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America offiiciated at the Divine Liturgy assisted by local clergy, V. Rev. Milovan Katanic. Joining the liturgical celebration was Fr. David Mastroberte of the neighboring St. John's Carpatho-Russian Church who, with the blessings of the bishop, took part in the festive Slava Litiya.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received on 11 May 2013 a delegation of the Swiss WOLFSBERG group, consisting of representatives of the eminent Swiss firms, banks, insurance companies, science and media. At the audience His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana held a keynote address to the high guests on the activities of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch met with President of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic at the Serbian Patriarchate on 13 May 2013. His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended the meeting. Following the meeting, His Holiness and President Nikolic addressed the public explaining the reason and topics of the meeting.
The Honorable John Kerry
United States Secretary of State
Dear Secretary Kerry,
We, the Members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, kindly bring to your attention the urgent and very serious plight of the Greek Orthodox and Syriac Orthodox Archbishops of Aleppo, Paul Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim, who were abducted this past week by “a terrorist group” in the village of Kfar Dael as they were carrying out humanitarian work.