His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday, on January 20th, 2015.
Prime Minister Vucic informed the Patriarch on his last week’s visit to Kosovo and Metochia, emphasizing that the position of Serbia was not easy, but Serbia should act responsibly, wisely and unanimously „This is an approach we need to take in solving all of our country’s problems, the Prime minister said, adding that the dialogue with the Serbian Orthodox Church plays an important role in this approach.
On Saturday, January 10th, 2015, on the occasion of his archpastoral visit to the faithful in Oregon, His Grace Bishop Maxim traveled from Portland to Eugene to celebrate the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at St. John the Wonderworker Serbian Orthodox Church. Traveling with him were Fr. Milan Unkovic and a number of the faithful of St. Stephen the Protomartyr and Archdeacon of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Portland. Also traveling with His Grace was the diocesan deacon, Deacon Zoran Aleksic. Together, they concelebrated with the clergy of St. John, Fr. Daniel Mackay and Deacon Stephen Dyer.
The feast day's Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint George in Belgrade on Banovo brdo was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.
Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the faithful welcomed Prime Minister of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic in Monastery Gracanica and consecrated the monument to King Milutin on 14 January 2015.
Bishop Teodosije, along with Serbian political representatives from Kosovo and Metochia and more than a thousand of Serbs welcomed in Grachanica monastery Prime Minister Mr. Aleksandar Vucic accompanied by six government ministers. While visiting the Kosovo Pomoravlje region, Prime Minister Vucic opened a maternity in Pasjane.