Birth of Saint John the Baptist in Serbian capital

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church dedicated to the yesterday's feast day - the Birth of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner at the Central cemetary in Belgrade. 

Following the procession around the church and blessing the slava cake, His Holiness consecrated the candle lighting chapel and then awarded presbyter Ivan Strbacki, the first parish of this church, with the right to wear a red belt.                        

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 3 July 2014

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch recieved Mr. Marko Djuric, Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohia, and Mr. Marko Blagojevic, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 3 July 2014.

Foreign Affairs Minister of Bulgaria visits Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Kristian Vigenin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 3 July 2014.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Greece

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej receives Mr. Konstantinos Ikonomidis, Ambassador of Greece to Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 1 July 2014.

Serbian Patriarch meets with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti

In the attendance of many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary of the Holy See for Relations with States, i.e. Foreign Affairs Minister of the state of Vatican at the Serbian Patriarchate on June 30th.

Archbishop’s delegation consisted of: Apostolic Nuncio H.E.  Archbishop Orlando Antonini, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar and Bishop of Zrenjanin Bishop Ladislav Nemet.