Serbian Patriarch Porfirije laureate of the Peace Plaque

Published On: 16/11/2022

At a ceremony to be held on 15 November 2022, at 12:00 p.m., on the big stage of the National Theater in Niš, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch kyr Porfirije will be given the Peace Plaque awarded by the Humanitarian Organization Find Raul from Niš.

The Administrative Board of that organization passed a unanimous decision that the Plaque of Peace be awarded to His Holiness Patriarch kyr Porfirije, on the proposal of the pupils of the Secondary Vocational School and Radoje Domanović Elementary School from Niš, as well as the group of students from several faculties of the University of Niš. In their explanation, they emphasized that the Patriarch’s work amazes, inspires, motivates and makes them proud, especially in the field of his charitable work and the openness of the Serbian Orthodox Church towards young people.

The organization Find Raul, founded in 2011 in honor of the great humanist Raul Wallenberg, engages in charitable work and has so far helped a large number of institutions, individuals, and vulnerable families, and pays special attention to the promotion of young talents, future scientists. Every year, the organization gives the award Svetislav Milić – to young people from the heart in six categories: science and education, culture and art, humanitarian activities, peaceful struggle for human rights, sports, institution of the year and special awards. The award is given by young members of the organization, pupils and students who are mostly under 30 years old. Laureates of the Peace Plaque in previous years were Harry Roberts, Tamara Vučić, Hakon Wium Lie, Princess Ljubica Karađorđević and others.