9 November 2009

Serbian royals visit the grave of King Peter II

The Office of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia (Yugoslavia) informed in a press release today 9 November 2009 that HRH Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine, Prince Peter, Prince Philip and Prince Alexander this weekend visited the burial place of King Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923-1970) at the Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois.

His Eminence Metropolitan Christopher of North Western America led the prayers for the king.

The court confirmed again that the reburial of King Peter II at the Royal Family's Mausoleum at Oplenac, where other members of the Royal Family are buried, is under planning. It is not known at present how far the process of planning has come and when the remains will be brought back to Serbia.

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