Patriarch received Serbian ambassador to Montenegro

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received in audience His Excellency Vladimir Bozovic, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Montenegro, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on December 25, 2019.

Ambassador Bozovic thanked the Serbian Patriarch for a reception during which they discussed some ongoing problems facing the dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro. His Holiness is deeply disturbed by current developments concerning the draft Law on Freedom of Religions or Beliefs and the Legal Status of Religious Communities, and he fervently prays to the Lord of peace for peace in Montenegro and harmony between state authorities and Church dignitaries for the benefit of all peoples, regardless of religion or nationality in that country.