His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch in Belgrade received yesterday on July 5, 2012 Her Excellency Maria Magnales, ambassador of Portugal in Belgrade. His Holiness today also met with Aleksandar Sanja Ilic, a famous Serbian composer.
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Ascension of the Lord in Zarkovo, with the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.
In the city of Maracay, Venezuela, in the church of St. John the Baptist which belongs to the newly founded Diocese of Buenos Aires and Central-South American, in the third Sunday after Pentecost the Holy Liturgy was served. Maracay was 130 km far from Caracas and there is one great colony of Serbs.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on Saturday, June 30, 2012 the most successful participants of the competition of the Days of Cyrillic Alphabet, their parents, teachers and small hosts, members of the art ensamble "Aca Obradovic" from Bavaniste.
The Serbian church municipality in Dubrovnik, Archive of Serbia and the National Library of Serbia mutually prepared an exhibition The Culture of Serbs in Dubrovnik 1790-2010, from the Treasury of the Serbian Orthodox church of Holy Annunciation, which was opened at the Archive of Serbia. The exhibition represents a crown of the multi-year effort of the team of experts to process an exceptional cultural heritage of the Serbs in Dubrovnik. The opening was attended by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, a few bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, representatives of the Roman Catholic church and islamic religious community, as well as many figures from political, academic, cultural and public life of the capital.