His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received today, on 20 February 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, a delegation of the Association of the war volunteers 1912-1918. Serbian Patriarch received on 17 February 2013 in separate audiences Her Excellency Mette Kjuel Nielsen, Ambassador of Denmark in Belgrade, and academician Dragoljub Zivojinovic. On 14 February 2013 at Serbian Patriarchate Patriarch Irinej had an audience for Mr. Sinisa Pavic, Serbian consul in Thessaloniki.
It has been two years since the Holy Assembly of Bishops elected His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch for the successor of Saint Sava, for the first hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church. This event was marked on Sunday, January 22 in the Cathedral church in Belgrade where Patriarch Irinej served the Divine Liturgy. His Holiness at the Holy Service of God was concelebrated by priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac, and the choir of the First Belgrade Singing Society chanted. Protopresbyter-staurophor Radic Radicevic held a sermon.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday in the Serbian Patriarchate delegation of the Islamic community of Serbia led by deputy Reis-ul-Ulama Muhamed ef. Jusufspahic, Serbian mufti.
His Holiness Irinej Serbian Patriarch received yesterday in Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Mr. Luis de Almeida, Ambassador of Portugal.
After morning service and church worship hours His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has served today in Belgrade's Cathedral Church the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.
In the late evening, on February 16, 2011, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch arrived in Chicago accompanied by protodeacon Prof. Dr Stanimir Spasovic. Besides His Grace Bishop Longin of Nova Grachanica and Midwestern America and local priesthood, His Holiness was welcomed also the representatives of the diplomatic cord of Serbia, led by Consul General Mr. Desko Nikotovic.