Serbian Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed in Bosanski Petrovac
His Holiness Irinej arrived tonight in the Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Hrizostom.
The solemn welcome of Serbian Patriarch Irinej were attended by President of the National Assembly Mr.Igor Radojcic, Director of the Secretariate of Religion of the Government of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Jovo Turanjanin, as well as Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem and Lukijan of Osek-Polje. The Serbian Patriarch was welcomed by host Bishop Hrizostom of Bihac-Petrovac, the head of the Municipality of Bosanski Petrovac Mr. Narmin Hajder, President of the Government of the Canton of Una- Sana Mr. Hamdija Lipovaca, head of the municipality of Drinic Mr. Dejan Prosic, and many believers from Petrovac and other towns.
The solemn welcome was organized in the Cathedral church of Saint Peter and Paul in Bosanski Petrovac where doxology was served.
The reception was at the Episcopal palace, and the gala dinner followed with a speech and toast.