Patriarch Irinej of Serbia received the Serbian head of State and several ministers
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On March 10, 2019, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia received Serbian president Aleksandar Vučić in his patriarchal residence in Belgrade.
Were present the members of the Serbian Orthodox Church Holy Synod of Bishops: Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Bishops Irinej of Bačka, Jovan of Sumadija, and Milutin of Valjevo.
Besides the President, the Serbian government was represented by Prime Minister Mrs. Ana Brnabic; Mr. Ivica Dačić, theFirst Vice President of the Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Mr. Nikola Selaković, the Secretary General of the President of the Republic of Serbia. 

The President of Serbia gave the hierarchs information about points adopted by Albanians residing in Kosovo and Metohija. The text contains dangerous elements threatening the pursuit of negotiations between Belgrade and Priština, and the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija.
Aleksandar Vučić also informed them about the current difficult situation in the Southern Serbian province.
He thanked the Patriarch and bishops for sharing the same concerns and responsibilities as the State leadership.

Then talking with representatives of the media, Patriarch Irinej stressed that the situation in Kosovo and Metohija is becoming more and more difficult every day, but that it is good the Church and the State leadership are on the same side.

“It is essential that we have the same ideas on the problem and on possible reactions in such circumstances”, said the patriarch, who considers such meetings as very useful. “It is desirable they be as frequent as possible. Especially when problems arise, so that we may seek the best solution and determine the position of the Church and of the State”, he concluded.

Source in Serbian

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Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne was born and raised in France. She taught English before entering the Cistercian Order. She translated and published articles relevant to her interest in Cistercian spirituality, the Middle Ages, and Orthodoxy. She moved to the United States in 2001, converted to Orthodoxy in 2008, and married. Her husband is an Orthodox priest. She continued to publish articles, a Cistercian texts anthology, then finally launched her career in literary translation, while teaching French. If you are interested in having your book translated into French, she can be contacted here https://wordsandpeace.com/contact-me/

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