Royal Couple attend central regional celebration of Edict of Milan by Roman Catholic Church
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine
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Published: 2013 / 09 / 21
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended today the central regional celebration of 1700th Anniversary of Edict of Milan of Emperor Constantine by the Roman Catholic Church in the stadium “Cair" in the City of Nis. H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, President of Republic of Serbia, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis, Prof. Dr. Zoran Perisic, Mayor of Nis attended the ceremony.
H.E. Cardinal Angelo Scola, Archbishop of Milan, a special envoy of Pope Francis, officiated the holy mass together with H. E. Monsignor Stanislav Hocevar, Roman Catholic Metropolitan and Archbishop of Belgrade, and cardinals, archbishops, bishops and priests from neighbouring countries and the region.
H.E. Cardinal Scola, the special envoy of Pope Francis, brought a relic of a Holy Cross and delivered a special gift from the Holy See, a sculpture monument that testifies the spirit of tolerance and cohabitation of Christians in Nis.
Several thousand faithful attended the regional pilgrimage in Nis, organized by the Roman Catholic Church, among them many young people who carried the relics of Holy Empress Helena.
The celebration was attended by numerous representatives from the diplomatic corps and religious organizations.
His Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and HE Mr Tomislav Nikolić, president of Serbia
Holy Mass on the occasion of the 1700th Anniversary of the Milan Edict was attended by the state officials, church dignitaries and thousands of citizens
TRH Crown Princess Katherine and Crown Prince Alexander II, HE Mr Tomislav Nikolić, president of Serbia and Prof. Zoran Perišić, the Mayor of Niš
TRH Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine, with Prof. Zoran Perišić, the Mayor of Niš
TRH Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine, with His Grace Cardinal Angelo Scola, the Bishop of Milan
Beside TRH Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine and HE Mr Tomislav Nikolić, president of Serbia, the ceremony was attended by many state officials and church dignitaries