Serbian Orthodox Church
Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren met with Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium Mr. Didier Reynders on 10 april 2013 at the monastery of Gracanica. Protosyngellos Ilarion accompanied the Bishop.
Following the visit of Bishop Teodosije and the Belgian delegation to the Gracanica’s church, they had a one-hour discussion regarding the issues that the people of Kosovo and Metohija face every day.
On Saturday, 13 April 2013, the Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis hosted the meeting regarding the Sima Igumanov Endownment. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, chaired this meeting. His Holiness was welcomed at the Seminary by the host, His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis, along with the dean of the Seminary protopresbyter-stavrophor Milutin Timotijevic, as well as professors and pupils of this high school institution of our Church. His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren also attended the meeting.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated on 14 April 2013, on the feast day of Saint Mary of Egypt, the Divine Liturgy at the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos in Belgrade.
On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 the His Grace, Bishop Maxim and the Clergy of the Western American Diocese gathered at the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in San Diego, California for the Annual Lenten Clergy Retreat.
Many Belgraders with books in their hands gathered on April 6th, 2013 at Kosancicev Venac, when the National Library of Serbia was completely destroyed and burnt in Nazi bombing 72 years ago. Besides Minister of Culture and Information Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, at the site there were His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the head of the Lubrary of the Serbian Patriarchate Mr. Zoran Nedeljkovic, head of the National Library of Serbia Mr. Dejan Ristic, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps, foreign cultural centers and cultural institutions.