Presidents of Serbia and Croatia visit monastery of Krka


On Thursday, November 25, 2010, in afternoon hours president of Croatia Mr. Ivo Josipovic and president of Serbia Mr. Boris Tadic visited a monastery of Krupa. The main goal of their visit is a visit to a treasury of the monastery, to which very valuable icons of the Italo-Cretan school from 16th and 17th century have been brought back recently. 

Ambassador of Russia in a visit to Diocese of Sumadija

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija received in the monastery of Kalenic in an official visit His Excellency Alexander Vasilyevich Konuzin, the Ambdassador of the Russian Federation in Serbia.

Presidents of Croatia and Serbia in Diocese of Gornji Karlovac

Presidents of Serbia and Croatia Mr. Boris Tadic and Mr. Ivo Josipovic visited on November 25, 2010 a municipality of Krnjak. They were welcomed by Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, expressing in his speech the septuagennial of crimes in Jadovno which will be marked next year. On this occasion Bishop Gerasim called the presidents to visit the Jadovno camp on the day of the anniversary, June 25, 2011, which president of Serbia Boris Tadic accepted it, expressing that in that camp his grandfather was killed. 

Solemnly celebrated a donator's Patron Saint's Day of the monastery of Visoki Dechani

The feast day of Holy King Stefan Dechanski - a donator's Patron Saint's Dat of the Laura of Dechani was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy served by Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Niksic with the concelebration of Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and more than thirty priests. 

Communique - November 23, 2010

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has received today in an official visit His Excellency Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Serbia, Alexander Vasilyevich Konuzin, on his personal request. 

In this occasion Ambassador informed His Holiness about details of yesterday's meeting with monk Artemije and his entourage in the Embassy of Russia and expressed his regret for the incorrect interpretation of the mentioned meeting, which took place upon the initiative of monk Artemije, and not on the request of His Excellency. 

Patron Saint's Day of Belgrade Cathedral Church

On the day when our Holy Church celebrates Synaxis of Saint Michael the Archangel, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch led the Holy Hierarchal Lityrgy in Belgrade Cathedral Church with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Australia-New Zealand and priesthood of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.