Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Wupperthal

After the session of the Diocesan administration board and the Diocesan council of the Diocese of Middle Europe in Himmelstier, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, visited on 30 March 2013 the Serbian Orthodox church-school congregation in Wupperthal, North-Rhine Westphalia on his way to Belgrade.

 The parish priest with the clergy of the Diocesan deanery for North Rhine-Westphalia welcomed the Patriarch. Following the doxology, Serbian Patriarch awarded Dr Slavoljub and Dr Mirjana Matovic with the Order of Saint Sava, according to the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops.