OCP News Service – 20/4/18
Belgrade– His Holiness Irinej – (Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, and Serbian Patriarch) received George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) on 13th April 2018 at the Patriarchal residence in Belgrade.
During the thirty minutes conversation, the Patriarch and Secretary spoke on a wide range of subjects, including the current status of the theological dialogue between Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches. Secretary conveyed the urgent need and importance for revamping the dialogue between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox families. They also spoke on the situation of Church in India and the Serbian-India relations.
Dr. Deacon Alexander – secretary to the office of the Serbian Patriarch and Vukica Pavicevic – aide to the OCP Secretary in Belgrade were present for the occasion. On behalf of the OCP family, George presented Patriarch with the Indian Icon of St Peter and St Thomas (written by Fr Bobby Varghese), a traditional Malankara Lamp and a special Pan-Orthodox icon collage. Dr. Deacon Alexander was presented with the OCP Pan-Orthodox icon of St. Gregory of Parumala.
OCP News Service