Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visits Patriarchate of Alexandria

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, accompanied by Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Sumadia and Andrej of Remesiana, protopresbyter-staurophor Milutin Timotijevic, rector of the Prizren Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis, and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic, went on Friday, October 5, 2012 on the first visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria after the election and coming to the throne of the Serbian Patriarchs.

Prayerful gathering near the catafalque of Prince Paul

His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand led today, on October 5, 2012 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral church.

After the Liturgy, Bishop Irinej served the requiem to Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola s Karadjordjevic. The Bishop was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno and the priests of Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac. с

The remains of Prince Paul, Princess Olga and Prince Nikola  Karadjordjevic will be displayed in the church until 17. In the afternoon hours they will be transferred to Oplenac.

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The remains of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga, and their son Prince Nicholas with full state and church honors yesterday  arrived in the homeland and are displayed at Belgrade's Cathedral church.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch led the memorial service, with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Lukijan of Budim, Jovan of Sumadija, Irinej of Australia-New Zealand, Atanasije of Hvosno and Porfirije of Jegar, at the Cathedral church fulfilled with the highest state officials, members of the royal family Karadjordjevic and faithful people from all Serbian areas.

The memorial service was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Ivica Dacic, President of the National Assembly Mr. Nebojsa Stefanovic, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Aleksandar and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic;Prince Aleksandar and Princess Barbara, Princess Elizabeth and Catherine Oxenberg;Prince Michael, Duke of Kent; Her Imperial and Royal Highness Arch Duchess Helen von Habsburg, Princess Linda and her sons Princes Djordje and Michael;  Prince Vladimir and Princess Brigitta, Prince Paul's In-Laws: Neil and Serena Balfour, Christopher Balfour, Jean Marie and Veronika de Brouwer; as well as members of the Government, diplomatic corps and other officials.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej receives Romanian delegation

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on Octobar 4, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Dan-Radu Zatreanu, member of the Romanian Parliament, and Mr. Daniel Banu, Ambassador of Romania in Serbia with his associates. The reception was attended by His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, vicar of Serbian Patriarch.

First Hierarchal Visit to Maracay

His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral served on the first Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, on September 30, 2012 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint John the Baptist in Maracay. Metropolitan was served by presbyter Aleksandar Djurdjevic and protodeacon Igor Balaban. This was the first visit of one bishop to this town and this small parish which consists mosly of believers of the Serbian origin.

Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm visits Diocese of Vranje

Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm visits Diocese of Vranje
Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm visits Diocese of Vranje
Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm visits Diocese of Vranje
Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm visits Diocese of Vranje

On the pilgrim journey to Mount Athos His Eminence Archbishop Abel of Lublin-Chelm from Polish Orthodox Church visited the Diocese of Vranje of October 2, 2012.  Archbishop Abel and his entourage was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Pahomije of Vranje. Bishop talked about the life and the mission of the Church in Poland and on these areas, as well as the mutual cooperation.