Statement of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has said today that the only agreement that the Serbian Orthodox Church accepts is the one in which Kosovo is part of Serbia.

"That is absolutely the position of the Church, and nothing has changed there. We will still see in which direction the negotiations between the Serbian and Albanian sides are going, we are still getting to know the matter, "said Patriarch Irinej, commenting on the negotiations that took place between Belgrade and Pristina in the previous days.

Crown Prince visits the Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Royal Highness Crown Prince Aleksandar and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 8 September 2020.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of the State of Palestine

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Mohammed Nabhan, the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 8 September 2020. 

Patriarch Irinej: When we are close to God, then we are children of God, and then we are most close to each other

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Athanasius the Great in the suburb of Zemun, Plavi Horizonti, on 6 September 2020.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Bozo Bakajlic, Diocesan dean of Zemun-New Belgrade; presbyter AndjelkoDoder, principal of the church; archdeacon Stevan Rapajic and deacon Radomir Vrucinic, teacher at the Theological Seminary of Saint Sava in Belgrade.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of the Russian Federation

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Serbian at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 4 September 2020.