Patriarch Irinej met with Apostolic Nuncio Luciano Suriani

His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, received His Excellency Luciano Suriani, Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic of Serbia.

The reception took place at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on August 6, 2020. The reception was attended by Bishop Stefan of Remeziana, vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch; Monsignor Fermin Emilio Sosa Rodriguez, Adviser to the Nunciature; Don Aleksandar Ninkovic, Secretary of the Nunciature; and Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Serbian Patriarch met with Archbishop of Belgrade

His Holiness Iinej, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Stanislav Hocevar, Archbishop of Belgrade, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on August 6, 2020.

The reception was attended by Bishop Stefan, of Remesiana, vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch; Revd. Mihael Sokol, Secretary General of the Archbishop of Belgrade; and Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Remembrance Day of all victims and exiled Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated a memorial service for the killed Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia in 1995. The memorial service was officiated at Sremska Raca, Serbia, on 4thAugust 2020.

The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, and the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, unveiled a commemorative plaque on the bridge in Sremska Raca, via which processions of refugees had found refuge in Serbia. The President of Republika Srpska, Mrs Zeljka Cvijanovic, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mrs Ana Brnabic, His Grace Bishop Vasilije of Srem and His Grace Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, attended the marking of the Day of Remembrance of the perished and exiled Serbs as well.

Memorial Service in Pakrac

His Grace Jovan, Bishop of Slavonia,  served a memorial service for the Serbs who suffered during  the “Storm” in 1995. The event took place in the Cathedral church of the Holy Trinity in Pakrac, Croatia, on August 5, 2020. 

Memorial Service for the Serbs who suffered in Derez in 1941

His Grace Jovan, Bishop of Slavonia, served a memorial rite for the repose of souls of the victims of the village of Dereza who were murdered in August 1942. The church rite was performed on August 4, 2020.