A Little Goes a Long Way – IOCC in Bosnia and Herzegovina

IOCC - 19/3/19 Before the breakup of Yugoslavia, Dragan (50) managed a hotel in Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina—a natural fit for his training in catering. But conflict changed everything, and it turned his family's life upside-down. Unemployment was Dragan's biggest challenge once the conflict ended, and for years he worked short-term jobs while also farming to feed ...

The First Orthodox Grammar School in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Church of Serbia - 18/12/17 On 13 January 2017, in a hall of the Saint Sava Parish House in Srpska Varos in town Brcko, Republic of Srpska, there was held a meeting of Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla with representatives of the Brcko District authorities, headed by Mayor Mr. Sinisa Milic, as well as with representatives of ...

VICTIMS OF 1992 TRNOVO MASSACRE COMMEMORATED IN BOSNIA

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Pravoslavie.ru - August 2017 A memorial service was held on Tuesdya, August 1, in the Church of St. George in Trnovo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in honor of the 124 Serbian civilians and Orthodox priest Nedelko Popovich, who were brutally murdered 25 years ago by members of the Croatian-Muslim military units, reports pravoslavie.ru. The massacre of the civilians was ...

Orthodox Bishop of Zahumlje-Hercegovina new Chairman of Interreligious Council in Sarajevo

Church of Serbia - 27/4/17 His Grace Grigorije, Bishop of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and Coastlands, was elected as new chairman of the Interreligious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 21, 2017 in Sarajevo. Bishop Grigorije, who is also administrator of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia, said that at the meeting of the Interreligious Council, that during the past 20 ...

Bosnian Serbs Vote in Favor of Controversial Holiday

Sputniknews - September 2016 Republika Srpska voters backed the initiative to make January 9 a state holiday in a Sunday referendum. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Republika Srpska voters backed the initiative to make January 9 a state holiday in a Sunday referendum that the Bosnia and Herzegovina court declared illegal, media reported. The preliminary results showed that out of 70 percent of ballots already ...

Easter reception in Sarajevo

Church of Serbia- May 2016 On Easter Monday, 2 May 2016, His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina,  Administrator of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia, arranged an Easter reception for representatives of the Church and religious communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, diplomatic corps and international organizations, public and political life of BiH, Republic of Srpska and Federation BiH. Among ...

The Orthodox Church of St. Procopius in Visoko – Bosnia and Herzegovina attacked and desecrated

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23/1/15 The Orthodox Church in Visoko, which was declared a national treasure of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been vandalized – the outside walls were desecrated by graffiti with anti Serbian and offensive content. ‘You should all be castrated (in order) not to reproduce!’  “Dead chetnik (Serb) is good chetnik!” - even the second generation of Bosnians is full ...

Church in Honor of St. John of Kronstadt Consecrated in Herzegovina

Church in Honor of St. John of Kronstadt Consecrated in Herzegovina

October 2014 pravoslavie.ru October 16, 2014. A wooden church in honor of a Russian saint, St. John of Kronstadt, has appeared in Herzegovina. Pravoslavie.ru announced that the church was constructed in the Zahumsko-Herzegovina Diocese, the largest part of which is situated in the Republic of Serbia (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Bishop Grigorije of the Zahumsko-Herzegovina Diocese presided over the consecration ...

Enthronement of Bishop Hrizostom at Cathedral of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in Tuzla

Serbian Church - 17/7/13 Their Graces Bishops Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla, Longin of Midwestern America, Pahomije of Vranje, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and retired Konstantin of  Middle Europe celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. The seat of the Orthodox Serbian bishops for areas of Northern or Northeastern Bosnia has been located in the town of Tuzla (former Soli) since 1852, ...

Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa: Response to accusations of Mufti Zukorlic

Serbian Church 6/9/2010 These days, all local media reported the fierce accusations of Mr. Muamer Zukorlic, Mufti of the Islamic Community in Serbia, addressed on behalf of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the state of Serbia and, ultimately, me personally. What an ordinary Muslim, uninformed of the relations between the Churches and religious communities ...

Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa: Response to accusations of Mufti Zukorlic

Serbian Church These days, all local media reported the fierce accusations of Mr. Muamer Zukorlic, Mufti of the Islamic Community in Serbia, addressed on behalf of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irine, Serbian Patriarch, the state of Serbia and, ultimately, me personally. What an ordinary man of the Islamic faith, ignorant of the relations between ...

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF BOSNIA – HERZEGOVINA VISITS THE PATRIARCHATE.

Jerusalem Patriarchate On Monday, 1st / 14th of June 2010, His Beatitude Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III received his Excellency Mr. Nicola Spiric, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia & Herzegovina. The Chairman of the Council expressed his gratitude to His Beatitude for the cordial welcome and conveyed regards from the citizens of ...