A group of hierarchs of the Serbian Patriarchate visited the Department of Orthodox Theology of the University of Munich, on Monday.
The group was led by former Bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina Atanasije Jevtic professor at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade.
The delegation of the Serbian Patriarchate included, among others, Bishop Grigorije of the Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Düsseldorf and all of Germany, as well as the present Bishop of Herzegovina, Dimitrije.
The lecture began with the greeting of the Dean of the Department, Professor of Biblical studies, Konstantinos Nikolakopoulos.
Pr. Nikolakopoulos stressed the importance of the only Department of Orthodox Theology at a State University in Western Europe with autonomous studies and the possibility of awarding titles of an Orthodox Diploma and Doctorate.
In the discussion that followed, Bishop Atanasije had the opportunity to expand and explain unknown aspects of Serbia’s newest ecclesiastical and political history over the last three decades.
In addition to the students of the School, Bishop Agapitos of Stuttgart of the Russian Church, and several clergymen from the Greek, Russian, Romanian and Serbian Orthodox Churches of Germany were present at the library.