Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani

Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani
Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani
Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani
Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, accompanied by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, visited the monasteries of the Pec Patriarchate and Dechani on Kosovo and Metochia on 26 September 2017.

The Primates of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and the Serbian Orthodox Church were accompanied by Their Eminences Metropolitans Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Georgios of Guinea and Niphont of Pelousion, and byTheir Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla; as well as by Very Venerable Archimandrite Daniel, Secretary of the Synod of the Church of Alexandria.

Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade

Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar on 24 September 2017. The Primate of the Church of Alexandria received order of Saint Sava.

The Divine Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar District, Belgrade, was officiated by Primates of the Serbian Church and the Church of Alexandria, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africawith concelebration of Their Eminences Metropolitans Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Georgios of Guinea and Niphont of Pelousion, Their Graces Bishops Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla; and Very Venerable Archimandrites Stephen – head of the Saint Sava Cathedral ,and Daniel, Secretary of the Synod of the Church of Alexandria.

Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade

Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Teodoros II presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on September 23, 2017.

Patriarch Theodoros II was concelebrated by Cathedral principle Archpriest-Stavrophor Petar Lukic and the priesthood of the Cathedral. In addition to numerous faithful people of the capital city and pupils of the St. Sava Theological School, the solemn service was attended by His Holiness Patriarch Serbian Patriarch Irinej; His Eminence Porfirije,  Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, as well as by the distinguished entourage  of the Primate of the Alexandrian Church: Their Eminences Metropolitans Georgios of Guinea and Niphont of Pelousion, and Secretary of the Synod, Very Venerable Archimandrite Daniel. The First Belgrade Choral Ensemble and the choir of the Kovilj Monastery were chanting responses.

Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)

Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)
Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)
Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)
Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)

Serbian Patriarch Irinej introduced Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic) into the throne of the bishops of Dalmatia.

On Sunday, 1 October 2017, on the day of Saint Eumenius of Gortin and Holy Martyr Aryadna, before the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Ascension of the Most Holy Mother of God in Sibenik, the newly nominated Bishop Nikodim of Dalmatia presented his Confession of Orthodox faith by answering questions put by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and hierarchs. Priests, monks and pious people assembled in the prayer, were listening admiringly to the new bishop and spiritual teacher how precisely he exposed the doctrine of the Orthodox Church.

Solemn welcome of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria in Nis

Solemn welcome of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria in Nis
Solemn welcome of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria in Nis
Solemn welcome of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria in Nis
Solemn welcome of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria in Nis

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa arrived in Nis in the evening on 26 September 2017. A doxology in his honour was held in the Cathedral church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles.

His Beatitude, accompanied by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and the delegation of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and the Serbian Orthodox Church, was solemnly welcomed by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis with many priests, representatives of the City and the Armed Forces of Serbia, as well as by the faithful people of the imperial Nis and the Diocese of Nis.