Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Armenia

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Ashot Hovakiman, the non-residential Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Serbia in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 2 April 2021.

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije in a cordial conversation with Ambassador Hovakimian, he spoke about the importance of centuries-old Serbian-Armenian friendship, emphasizing that there is deep compassion between Serbs and Armenians because the history of both nations is written through crusades.

Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross in Mrkonjic Grad

His Grace Bishop Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Mrkonjic Grad, on 4 April 2021, on the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross.

The Bishop was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Savo Jankovic, Diocesan dean of Jajci-Mrkonjic Grad, presbyter Aleksandar Bjelicic, parish of Mrkonjic Grad; and protodeacon Nemanja Reljic.

Easter greeting of the Serbian Patriarch Porfirije

Patriarch Porfirije: May the joy of the forthcoming Easter fill the soul and heart of every God-searching being

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Porfirije congratulated the feast day of the Resurrection of Christ to Cardinal Josip Bozanić, Archbishop of Zagreb; Archbishop and Metropolitan of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar; Archbishop of Ljubljana Stanislav Zore; to the bishops and dignitaries of the Reformation Churches; and to all brothers and sisters who are celebrating the Feast of feasts today:

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Austria

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Nikolaus Lutterotti, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate on 2 April 2021.

During the meeting, the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church expressed his gratitude to the Republic of Austria for a completely appropriate attitude towards the spiritual needs of Orthodox Serbs who live and work in that country. The Patriarch expressed his belief that all-important issues will continue to be resolved in close cooperation with the competent authorities with His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland.

Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to the Vatican

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Dr. Simo Avramovic, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Holy See at the Patriarchal court in Belgrade, on April 2, 2021,

In a friendly and cordial conversation, His Holiness Patriarch Porfirije and Ambassador Dr. Avramovic agreed that fostering cooperation with the Holy See and Pope Francis, whose relationship with the Serbian Orthodox Church is characterized by a spirit of respect and cooperation, is of special importance.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Cyprus

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Demetrios Theophylactou, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 1 April 2021.

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije thanked the Ambassador for his visit and the respect he has for the Serbian people and the Serbian Orthodox Church. His Excellency Ambassador thanked Serbian Patriarch  Porphyry at a cordial reception during which they discussed friendly ties between Serbia and Cyprus.