Statements

Patriarch IRINEJ expresses condolences to Pope Shenouda III about deadly terror attacks

His Holiness Patriarch IRINEJ expresses condolence to Pope Shenouda III about deadly terror attacks:

"On the sad occasion of the terrorist attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, where 21 persons lost theirs lives, We address this sincere condolence to Your Holiness, Coptic Church, to families of the slaughtered, likewise to the all Christian people of Egypt with prayers toward God, for the repose of souls of the innocent people, and comfort of the pain of their beloved ones."

Communique - November 23, 2010

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has received today in an official visit His Excellency Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Serbia, Alexander Vasilyevich Konuzin, on his personal request. 

In this occasion Ambassador informed His Holiness about details of yesterday's meeting with monk Artemije and his entourage in the Embassy of Russia and expressed his regret for the incorrect interpretation of the mentioned meeting, which took place upon the initiative of monk Artemije, and not on the request of His Excellency. 

Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops regarding the formal act of the enthronement of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

In preparation for the formal act of enthronement of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on October 3, 2010 in the Stavropegial Laura of the Serbian patriarchs - the Patriarchate of Pec, the Holy Synod of Bishops reminds firstly all Orthodox believers, but also the whole public that the enthronement is only a religious and a spiritual activity of the historical significance for our Church and the entire Serbian people, as well as any politicization of the event is undesirable and absolutely unacceptable.

Accreditation of media representatives for the solemn act of inauguration of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch which will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at the great lavra of the Patriarchate of Pec, the historic seat of the Serbian patriarchs, the Organization committee invites interested media to send to e-mail address info@spc.rs no later than Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 15:00 the name of a journalist, who will be provided with the transportation by the Serbian Orthodox Church from Belgrade to Pec and a convinient place in the monastery courtyard. 

Serbian Patriarch Irinej sends condolences regarding the death of General Pierre-Marie Galois

On the occasion of the death of General Pierre-Marie Galois, the great friend of the Serbian people, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch expressed  to the family of the General and to the French people  deep condolences on behalf of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Serbian people, as well as in his own name.