Patron Saint-day of the church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade

On the occasion of church Patron Saint-day, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade on 26 July 2020.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by diocesan dean of Belgrade One protopresbyter-staurophore Dr Vladimir Vukasinovic, dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade presbyter Dr Zoran Rankovic, protonamesnik Goran Mitic, presbyter Dejan Vujic and protodeacon Milan Kovacevic in prayerful presence of the dean of the church protopresbyter-staurophor Ilija Smigic, the host of the slava Mr. Milovan, Mr.  Haji Aleksandar and Mrs. Ljiljana Djurovic Habjanovic and the faithful people of the capital.

Patron Saint-day of the monastery of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Tumane

Also this year 2020 the Patron Saint-day of the monastery of Holy Archangels in Tumane was celebrated solemnly.

The spiritual celebration began with holiday's vigil service. On the feast day of Holy Archangel Gabriel the faithful people arrived from many places in the name of the Lord.  The Holy Liturgy was celebrated by monastery brotherhood led by High Venerable abbot Dimitrije.

Meeting of His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka and Serbian President Vucic

The President of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, visited the construction site of the Serbian and Russian Orthodox Cathedral and the Spiritual-cultural center in Banja Luka, where he was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka on 23th July 2020.

President Vucic and a delegation of the Republic of  Serbia were accompanied by the President of Republika Srpska, Mrs. Zeljka Cvijanovic, the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Milorad Dodik, Minister of Interior of Republika Srpska Mr. Dragan Lukac and the Mayor of Banja Luka Mr. Igor Radojicic.

Meeting of Metropolitan Porfirije and President Milanovic

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Zoran Milanovic, received His Eminence Porfirije, Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, on July 23, 2020.

President Milanovic and Metropolitan Porfirije discussed, among other things, about the position of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Croatia, as well as the relations between the authorities of the Republic of Croatia and the Serbian Orthodox Church in Croatia.

Russian President decorated Bishop Antonije

The President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, decorated His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica, head of the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow, with the Order of Friendship.

The decree, which was published on the Kremlin's website, says that the high decoration was awarded to Bishop Antonije for his great contribution to the development of spiritual and cultural ties as well as for his active educational activities.