Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Serbian President

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met on 11 February 2013 with Mr.Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia, at the Office of the President of Serbia in Belgrade.

President Nikolic and Serbian Patriarch Irinej expressed their concern regarding the security of the citizens and the Serbian Church in Kosovo and Metohia, especially after recent events with respect to the monastery of Decani. They both agreed that the international organizations, which were present in the South Serbian province, were bound with the mandate,  approved by the Republic of Serbia, to protect rights and security of citizens and religious shrines  in Kosovo and Metohia. 

Metropolitan Jovan visits University of Zagreb

Metropolitan Jovan visits University of Zagreb
Metropolitan Jovan visits University of Zagreb
Metropolitan Jovan visits University of Zagreb
Metropolitan Jovan visits University of Zagreb

On Thursday, 6 February 2013, Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana accompanied by Dr. Slobodan Uzelac and priest Aleksandar Obradovic, visited the University of Zagreb. Professor Dr. Sci. Aleksandar Bjelis, rector of the University of Zagreb, with his associates cordially welcomed His Grace Bishop Jovan. They talked about possibilities of cooperation between the University and the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren

Serbian Patriarch Irinej along with bishops celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Prizren. The Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohia held a meeting

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated yesterday the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Saint Great Martyr George in Prizren, with concelebration of seven bishops, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohia.

Along with bishops, clergy and monks of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren concelebrated, while the choir of the Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius sang responses.

Serbian Patriarch visits Gracanica Monastery

Serbian Patriarch visits Gracanica Monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Gracanica Monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Gracanica Monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Gracanica Monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with members of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohia last night arrived at Gracanica Monastery

Two centuries of Njegoš

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met on 5 February 2013 with the delegation of the Committee for celebration of 200th anniversary of the birth of Bishop Petar I Petrović Njegoš. The delegations consisted of: academician Matija Bećković, president of the Committee; corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciencies and Arts (SASA) Miro Vuksanović and Professor Dr. Dragan Stanić, vicepresidents; and also academician Dimitrije Stefanović,secretary general of SASA.