THE CHANCELLERY OF
CROWN PRINCE ALEKSANDAR ON THE COMMEMORATION OF DEATH OF THE LATE KING
Crown Prince Aleksandar and Crown Princess Katarina attended today the Holy
Liturgy in the Churh of St. George on the occasion of 67 years from the
death of late King Aleksandar I Karađorđević who was killed
on the today's day on 9 October 1934 in Marseille, France.
Grace Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla and the administrator for Šumadija
eparchy Vasilije served the lityrgy together with the other priests from Šumadija
eparchy and “Oplenac” choir.
the service, H.R.H. Crown Prince Aleksandar laid flowers on the tomb of King
Aleksandar and in the crypt of St. George's church. Following the service,
H.R.H. addressed the present by saying that the killing of King Aleksandar I
was especially tragic for us in Yugoslavia but also signified the beginning
of great sufferings and distress for Europe.
“However, there is a new era in head of us, the era of
creating a new reality and future for all Serbs and all other nations who
are sharing with us their destiny, hopes and fears. This was the vision of
King Aleksandar I and this is my program too“ emphasized H.R.H.
Crown Prince Aleksandar.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Aleksandar and his wife, the service was
attended by the representatives of republic and municipal government, the
officials of Topola municipality as well as by numerous citizens. Prof. Arh.
Ivan Antić represented the Crown Council.
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