On May 31 of this year, the Bishop's Palace in Novi Sad was visited by a delegation of the parliament of the Free State of Bayern. On behalf of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa the delegation was received by protopresbyter Milovan Miodragovic, deacon Dragan Radic and nun Vasilija.
Patriarch Irinej opened closing exhibition of the works of students of the Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church1. Јун 2011 - 10:20
His Holiness Irinej Serbian Patriarch opened last night a traditional annual exhibition of the works of the student of the High School - Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church for arts and conservation, in the presence of His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, in the atelier of the Academy. The opening was attended by Mr. Dragan Cvorovic, state secretary at the Ministry of Faith and Diaspora, representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Education, professors from other arts academies in Belgrade, students and others.
In the most beautiful part of Zlatar, on Vodena Poljana (1440 m.a.s.l.), ten kolometres from Nova Varos, surrounded by high conifer forests the church of St. Cosma and Damian the Unmercenaries was built, today it's a property of the monastery of Milesevo.