Bishop Jovan serves at St. Sava church at the Airport

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Shumadia on Monday February 1, 2010 on a day of St. Macaryous the Great, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the St. Sava church at the airport. Bishop of Shumadia served the Holy Liturgy with the priests who were at the church and the seminary rector of St. John Chrysostom Zoran Krstic.

Patriarch Irinej serves at Russian church of the Holy Trinity in Belgrade

On Sunday, January 31 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia  served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Church of the Podvorye of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade on the ocassion of the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kyrril of Moscow and all Russia with concelebration of the Belgrade priesthood and head of the Podvorye protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasjev.

Muslims accept the apology of Patriarch of Serbia

Regarding the statement of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia in which he expresses regret and extend his apology for his reckless statement that hurted the feelings of many Muslims, Riyasah of Islamic Community of Serbia has published the following communiqué:

Only God does not sin. People make mistakes, and when they do it then they blaspheme against God. God is pleased, when a man repents and asks forgiveness. God is more pleased when one man forgives the another one, so You shall be forgiven, so as Almighty supports us not to resent each other and that our temptations of life and happiness share in peace and respect.

Statement of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

On the occasion of my reckless incomplete statement about the psychological profile of the Muslims, published in the daily newspaper Blic on St. Sava's day, I state that indeed it can be interpreted in the way it was understood by those Muslim believers and religious leaders who felt hurt, although I neither had such an intention nor that unfortunate statement expresses my true attitude towards Islam, based on the absolute respect of identity, dignity and integrity of Muslims as individuals, the Islamic community as a whole, and Islam as a major world religion.

Patriarch of Serbia meets with President of Serbia

Serbian President Boris Tadic talked yesterday with His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and pointed out that the Church had an important place in our society. President and Patriarch spoke about the position of the clergy and monks of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohia, as well as on the protection of the cultural heritage in the southern province of Serbia.

St. Sava's Day Academy in Podgorica

The central St. Sava's Day Academy in the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral  was held last night in the crypt of the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica. At the beginning there was a welcoming speech of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije, and the gathered were also greeted by advisors to the President of Montenegro and Serbia, Sonja Tomovic Sundić and Mladjen Djordjevic.

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia addresses the public

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia held today a press conference at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. A media interest for the speech of His Holiness was great, what one can see in the fact that forty-one media organization from our country and abroad asked for the press accreditation in the Information Service of the SOC. Addressing the media followed the talk of His Holiness with the media representatives of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

The press conference was attended by Bishop Irinej of Bachka, the member of the the Holy Synod of Bishops in charge of the information service of the SOC, and vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno.