Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Hungary

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Atilla Pinter, Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on April 14, 2021.

The Serbian Patriarch and the Hungarian ambassador discussed various forms of cooperation between the two neighboring nations and their states. The patriarch informed the representative of Hungary of the principled position that all the rights that the Serbian Church has in the state and society have all the traditional Churches and religious communities. He also pointed out that he has been familiar with Hungarian culture since his early childhood and that there are many sincere friends among Hungarians with whom he cooperates on many issues.

Ambassador Pinter informed Patriarch Porfirije that the Hungarian Government pays great attention to the improvement of Serbian-Hungarian relations and that in that sense, among other things, it helps the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Buda and the system of education of Serbs in Hungary.

The audience was attended by  the Head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.