Patriarch Irinej of Serbia receives in an official visit delegation of the Polish Embassy

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia received today, in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, the delegation of the Polish Embassy in Serbia, led by Andrzej Jasionowski, the ambassaodor of Poland. On this occasion Holy Patriarch on his behalf and behalf of the Serbian Orthodox Church, but also on behalf of the faithful expressed condolences to the delegation of the Polish Embassy.

Meeting of His Beatitude Theodoros II and His Beatitude Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

On Monday 12th April 2010, His Beatitude Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia visited the Monastery of St George in Old Cairo, accompanied by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa. The Venerable Primates were welcomed by His Grace Niphon Bishop Babylonos, Hegumen of the Holy Monastery.

Visit of President of Serbia Mr. Tadic to SOCM Mostar

On April 13, 2010 in the afternoon President of Serbia Boris Tadic with his delegation visited the SOC Municipality of Mostar. On this occasion he visited foundations of the destroyed Orthodox Cathedral church of the Holy Trinity, the Old Mostar Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God. Words of welcome on behalf of the church community to President Tadic was sent by archimandrite Danijel (Pavlovic), heugomen of Zitomislic. President Tadic warmly expressed his support for the return of Serbs in Mostar and the restoration of life in Mostar. With the clergy from the valley of the Neretva local government representatives and representatives of the Serbian community in Mostar had the opportunity to talk with President Tadic.

Great Cross of the Apostle Mark to His Beatitude Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Immediately following the Patriarchal Con-celebration of the Divine Liturgy, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa awarded the highest distinction of the ancient Patriarchate, the Great Cross of the Apostle Mark to His Beatitude Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, in the Throne Room of the Patriarchal Mansion. The two primates had met privately prior to this in His Beatitude's Private Patriarchal Office.

Easter concert at Sava Center

Last night, on April 11, 2010 at the Sava Center in Belgrade, a remarkable event happened. For the first time the Easter concert was held under the patronage of  His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia. Before 3000 satisfied spectators 200 performers appeared: Children's choir Magic led by Leontina Pat, the First Belgrade Singing Society, Pavle Aksentijevic and Zapis group, Biljana Krstic and Bistrik and in the end, Sonja Chok.

Telegram of condolences of Patriarch of Serbia to Metropolitan of Warsaw

His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland,
Warsaw, Poland

Your Beatitude,

On the occasion of the severe tragedy which happened on  April 10, 2010 , in the morning hours, when during the landing of the aircraft in Smolensk (Russia), in which were killed the President of the Republic of Poland Mr. Lech Kaczynski with his wife Mary and  96 persons, the members of the delegation of the highest state authorities of the Republic of Poland, among those was His Eminence Archbishop Dr. Miron of the Orthodox Ordinary of the Polish Army, Brigadier General and Bishop of Hajnówka, with three clerics of the Polish Orthodox Church, we ask You, along with all the bishops, priests, monks and believers, to accept our sincere condolences.

We pray to God for the repose of their souls, and for all of you to give comfort in pain.


Your Beatitude beloved brother in Christ,,

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Belgrade, April 12, 2010