His Holiness Irinej Serbian Patriarch recieved of July 6, 2011 the Ambassador of France in Serbia, Mr. Francois-Xavier Deniau. On this occasion the Ambassador of France presented a position of this country regarding the monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija. He reminded that France never requested that the Serbian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija rename to Kosovo heritage and that it never questions the Serbian identity of this monasteries and that they belong to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on the feast day of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, July 7, 2011 the Divine Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist on Petlovo Brdo.
Novi Sad – His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa served on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist on June 24/July 7 2011, the Divine Liturgy in the Novi Sad Cathedral church.
Assumption chapel - With vesper service and the Divine Liturgy solemnly was celebrated the Patron Saint's Day of the chapel of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist at Assumption graveyard in Novi Sad. The Divine Liturgy was served protonamesnik Miroslav Milic with the concelebration of other priests.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch recieved today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade in separate visits members of the choir Yenesisi from Cypruss which on July 11, 2011 will participate on the musical festival in Vrnjacka Banja, as well as the members of the choir of the Ataman church of St. Alexander Nevsky from Russia.
On the premises of the Serbian Orthodox Church Municipality in Osijek on July 3, 2011 a panel was held Serbian Orthodox Crosses in Osijek (from 1690 until today). The organizer of this panel is Dr Milorad Miskovic, the keeper of the Serbian heritage in the area of Osijek, and this is a sequel of the cyclus of presentation Serbian cultural heritage of Osijek.
The panel was greeted by Osijek's parish priest protopresbyter-staurophor Ratomir Petrovic on the behalf of the hosts, and all the present were blessed by Bishop Lukijan of Osek-Polje.