Thursday, May 26, 2011

Serbian Minister for Diaspora Holds Reception for Serbian Orthodox Hierarchy

A reception has been held in Belgrade by Srdjan Sreckovic, Minister for Faith and the Diaspora of the Serbian government, for the members of the Serbian Orthodox hierarchy gathered in the city for the ongoing Holy Assembly of Bishops. At the reception Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovich) of Pech said in part that, "To us, as the Church, it is highly important to help the mission of the state, as the state helps also the mission of the Church, because we are the two most important pillars in [the] life and history of the [Serb] nation." More here.

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