Patriarch Irinej

Greek President Karolos Papoulias Met With Patriarch Irinej In Belgrade

June 19, 2013 News

19/6/13 Papoulias and Irinej met at the Patriarchate building in Belgrade. The Greek president was welcomed in front of the Patriarchate by Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop to the Serbian Patriarch. During his stay in Belgrade, Papoulias met with top Serbian officials and attended a Greek-Serbian business forum. He said Greece strongly supports awarding […]

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Patriarch Irinej Prays For Kosovo, Spring Assembly To Last Until June 3rd

May 26, 2013 Featured News

24/5/13 BELGRADE – Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej prayed on Tuesday for a successful spring session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church and for Kosovo to remain Serbian. “May the Lord bless the work of this assembly, but also the Church, which is undergoing a great trial, just like the people,” […]

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Representatives of the Serbs from Kosovo and Metohia met with Serbian Patriarch Irinej

April 29, 2013 Featured News

29/4/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met with representatives of the Serbs from Kosovo and Metohija at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade yesterday, on 25 April 2013. The delegation was composed by Deputy Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohia Mr. Krstimir Pantic, head of the county of Kosovo-Mitrovica Mr. Radenko Nedeljkovic and presidents […]

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The Church is building us!

April 29, 2013 News

29/4/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended yesterday on 25 April 2013 the session of  the Committee for completion of the construction and interior decoration of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar. Before the beginning of the session,  Patriarch Irinej accompanied by President of the Committee Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the opening of the Historical Museum of Serbia

April 17, 2013 News

15/4/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended on 12 April 2013  the solemn opening of the restored Museum of History of Serbia, in which the exhibition “The Karadjordjevics and the Obrenovics in the collections of Historical Museum of Serbia”  was set up. The restored space of the Historical Museum of Serbia was opened by President […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Prime Minister Dacic and Christopher Forbes

March 26, 2013 Featured News

24/3/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch talked with Mr. Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Internal Affairs, and Mr. Christopher Forbes, Vice Chairman of the Forbes Publishing company on 24 March 2013, at the parish house of the church of Saint Sava on Vracar. Source:

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Unity is necessary on important issues

February 16, 2013 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church – 16/2/13 President Tomislav Nikolic and Serbian Patriarch Irinej agree that it is necessary to achieve unity оf local public in solving all issues of the national interest. Prime Minister Ivica Dacic also attended the meeting. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia, and Mr. Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister, talked […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Serbian President

February 16, 2013 Featured News

13/2/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met on 11 February 2013 with Mr.Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia, at the Office of the President of Serbia in Belgrade. President Nikolic and Serbian Patriarch Irinej expressed their concern regarding the security of the citizens and the Serbian Church in Kosovo and Metohia, especially after […]

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Patriarch Irinej at Russian Church in Belgrade

February 13, 2013 Featured News

11/2/13   In Belgrade liturgically celebrated four years of Patriarchal  service of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Divine Liturgy at the Podvorye of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the Patriarchal service of His Holiness Kirill of Moscow and […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Prizren

February 13, 2013 News

8/2/13 Serbian Patriarch Irinej along with bishops celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Prizren. The Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohia held a meeting His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated yesterday the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Saint Great Martyr George in Prizren, with concelebration of seven bishops, members […]

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Session of Organizing Committee for marking 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan

December 15, 2012 News

12/12/12 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of Serbia, presided over the session of the Organizing Committee for marking th 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija and Joanikije of […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic

December 4, 2012 Featured News

3/12/2012 Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia talked on 30 November 2012, with His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch in the Office of the President of Serbia. His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa also participated in the talks. Source:  

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Patriarch: Talks possible only in line with canons

November 2, 2012 Featured News

TANJUG 1/11/2012 BELGRADE — Serbian Patriarch Irinej says the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) “will joyfully accept the talks with non-canonical Macedonian Orthodox Church (MPC)”. However, he specified in a statement for Tanjug on Monday, this will be possible “only in line with canons and previous agreements”. The most important agreement was signed in Niš in […]

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“Differences with Roman Catholics should be overcome”

October 12, 2012 News

NIN, Tanjug 12/10/2012 BELGRADE — Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej has spoken in favor of Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI visiting Serbia, Belgrade-based NIN weekly reported. The head of the Serbian Church also believes it was “high time the many unnecessary disputes and differences” that the SPC had with other Christian denominations, “particularly with […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej visits Patriarchate of Alexandria

October 8, 2012 News

5/10/2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, accompanied by Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Sumadia and Andrej of Remesiana, protopresbyter-staurophor Milutin Timotijevic, rector of the Prizren Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis, and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic, went on Friday, October 5, 2012 on the first visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria after the election […]

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Gay Pride March Banned in Serbia

October 4, 2012 Featured News

Julie Bolcer 04/1022012 Police in Serbia banned the march for the second year in a row following a complaint from Patriarch Irinej of the Orthodox Church, who called the event a “tragicomic parade of shame.” Police in Serbia have banned a gay pride march in Belgrade for the second year in a row, citing security […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets Nick Vujicic and Dimitris Moshopoulos

September 28, 2012 News

25/9/2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on September 20, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Nick Vujicic, the world famous orator. Source: His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch receives on September 20, 2012 in Serbian Patriarchate, Belgrade Mr. Dimitris Moshopoulos, the special representative of the European Union for issues of religious and cultural […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej met Palestinian Ambassador

September 21, 2012 News

20/9/2012 His Holiness Irinej received yesterday on September 20, 2012 His Excellency Mohammad Nabhan, the ambassador of Palestine in Belgrade. The meeting was attended by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno and Mr. Talal Eazan, advisor at the Palestinian Embassy. Source:

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej receives members of Royal family of Karadjordjevic

September 21, 2012 News

19/9/2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on September 18, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate His Royal Highness Crown Prince Aleksandar II Karadjordjevic and many members of the Royal family of Karadjordjevic. The reception was attended by Their Graces Bishop Vasilije of Srem and Jovan of Sumadija; chief secretary of the Holy Synod of […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrates Episcopal Palace in Kragujevac

September 15, 2012 News

15/9/2012 On Thursday, September 13, 2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch in the presence of the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops and many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church consecrated a newly raised Episcopal palace in Kragujevac. The solemn event was attended by Mr. Mileta Radivojevic, director of the Office for cooperation with […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with representatives of the Restitution Agency

August 3, 2012 News

1/8/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on July 31, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade the delegation of the Restitution Agency consisting of director of the Agency Mr. Strahinja Sekulic and director of the Unit for confession restitution Mr. Vladimir Todorovic. Representatives of the Agency informed about a new organizing […]

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