His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday, on 26 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Dr. Zivadin Jovanovic, the president of the Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals. Mr. Jovanovic informed the Patriarch about activities of independent and nonpartisan associations with regards to marking significant anniversaries from the recent and distant history of Serbia and the Serbian people.
During the conversation the historical contribution and the role of the Serbian Orthodox Church in preservation and protection of the national, spiritual and cultural identity of the Serbian people.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on 23 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade H.E. Archbishop Orlando Antonini, the Apostolic Nuncio in Belgrade, accompanied by H.E. Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar and Mr. Dejan Miladinovic, the Director of the Opera of the National Theater in Belgrade.
Patron Saint’s day of Saint King Stephen of Decani also this year was solemnly celebrated in the monastery of Decani. Kyr Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, celebrated the solemn Vigil service in the presence of monks from many Dioceses of the
Within the Military Academy complex and the military barrack on Banjica the 250th Rocket Brigade of the Serbian Armed Forces celebrated the significant jubilee – its fiftieth anniversary. Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, addressed soldiers, military leaders and their guests, conveying the greetings of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.