Anniversary Day of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended yesterday on 19 November 2012  the solemn celebration of the Anniversary Day of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia, representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the highest educational and cultural institutions, as well members of the diplomatic corps were present as well.  

Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka

Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of Volokolamsk on 16 November 2012 , with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia,  arrived in an official visit to the Republic of Srpska. At the Banjaluka Airport the high guest and his delegation were welcomed by: His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka, Mr. Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in BiH, as well as representatives of the state authorities of the Republic of Srpska.

Memorial Service for Victims of Criminal Military Action “Storm”

In St. Mark’s church Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for the suffered in the military action “Storm”.

Consecration of Russian Cemetary in Belgrade

Consecration of Russian Cemetary  in Belgrade
Consecration of Russian Cemetary  in Belgrade
Consecration of Russian Cemetary  in Belgrade
Consecration of Russian Cemetary  in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the chief of the Office of Inter-Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, consecrated today, on 17 November 2012, the Russian Cemetary in front of the Iver chapel at the New Cemetary in Belgrade. His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa and Antonije of Moravica also were present at the consecration.