Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded by President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark. A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II.

Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded by President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark. A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II.
Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded by President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark. A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II.
Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded by President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark. A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II.
Alexandrian Patriarch Theodoros II awarded by President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic with the order of Great Cross of Apostle Mark. A high state order handed in to Patriarch Theodoros II.

President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic received in audience His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, who was paying an official visit to Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church.

In a cordial and friendly conversation with Patriarchs of Alexandria and of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Theodoros II and His Holiness Irinej, President Vucic thanked for the great contribution which during his decade-long missionary work Patriarch Theodoros II had provided towards the development and consolidation of the peaceful cooperation among countries and peoples. He drew attention to the great importance that the Serbian Orthodox Church had had throught the history and emphasized readiness of the Serbian state to support completion of works at the St. Sava Cathedral in Belgrade.

Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade

Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade
Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar on 24 September 2017. The Primate of the Church of Alexandria received order of Saint Sava.

The Divine Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar District, Belgrade, was officiated by Primates of the Serbian Church and the Church of Alexandria, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africawith concelebration of Their Eminences Metropolitans Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Georgios of Guinea and Niphont of Pelousion, Their Graces Bishops Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla; and Very Venerable Archimandrites Stephen – head of the Saint Sava Cathedral ,and Daniel, Secretary of the Synod of the Church of Alexandria.

Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade

Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Teodoros II presided over the Vigil Service in the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on September 23, 2017.

Patriarch Theodoros II was concelebrated by Cathedral principle Archpriest-Stavrophor Petar Lukic and the priesthood of the Cathedral. In addition to numerous faithful people of the capital city and pupils of the St. Sava Theological School, the solemn service was attended by His Holiness Patriarch Serbian Patriarch Irinej; His Eminence Porfirije,  Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, as well as by the distinguished entourage  of the Primate of the Alexandrian Church: Their Eminences Metropolitans Georgios of Guinea and Niphont of Pelousion, and Secretary of the Synod, Very Venerable Archimandrite Daniel. The First Belgrade Choral Ensemble and the choir of the Kovilj Monastery were chanting responses.

Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia

Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia

The second day of the irenic visit of His Beatitude  Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodoros II to the Serbian Orthodox Church began with an official reception which was hosted by His Holiness Serbia Patriarch  Irinej in the Palace of the Patriarchate of Serbia in Belgrade, September 22, 2017.

Official conversations of the Primates of the Serbian Patriarchate and the Patriarchate of Alexandria were attended by His Eminence Porfirije,  Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, as well as by the General Secretary of the Holy Synod of Bishops Very Rev. Archpriest-stavrophor Dr. Savo Jovic.

Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria

Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria

A solemn doxology in honour of His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa was served at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Streaming in Belgrade last night, 22 September 2017.

During the solemn and joyful rite of doxology, which was served by High Venerable Archimandrite Stefan, the principal of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade, with the concelebration of deacon Vladimir Rumenic, the Primate of the Church of Alexandria His Beatitude Theodoros II was standing in the patriarch’s throne, in a prayerful attendance of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej.