Consecration and enthronement of Bishop Heruvim of Osijek-Polje and Baranja

Church of Serbia - 17/6/18 On the day when our Holy Church prayerfully celebrated Venerable Nikita the Confessor, 10 June 2018, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius in Dalj, Croatia. During the service His Holiness performed the consecration and introduced of Bishop Heruvim ...

The Cathedral church in Karlovac, Croatia, celebrated its jubilee

Church of Serbia - 24/12/17 On the feast day of Holy Great Martyr Barbara and Saint John Damascus, on 17th December 2017, the 230th anniversary of the Cathedral church and 10th anniversary of its great restoration was celebrated solemnly at the Cathedral church of Saint Nicholas of Myra in Karlovac. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was officiated by Metropolitan Porfirije of ...

Sadilovac Orthodox Martyrs

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Mighty Nose - Grey Carter - July - August 2017 On 31 July 1942, the Ustasha criminals murdered and set fire killing 463 men, women and children (of which 149 were under the age of 13) from Sadilovac, Bugari, Lipovacha and nearby villages. The only ‘sin’ of the victims was that they were Orthodox Serbs. In these ...

Remembrance Day on Victims of the “Storm” Military Action Marked

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Church of Serbia - August 2017 The state manifestation dedicated to marking the Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs in the Croatian military-police action “Storm” in August 1995, when 2000 Serbs were killed and more than 200.000 expelled, was held at Veternik near Novi Sad, Serbia,  on 4 August 2017. Serbian Patriarch Irinej served the ...

Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs

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Church of Serbia - 5/8/17 On the occasion of The Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs in the military action “Storm” in Croatia 1995, in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church the memorial service for the victims will be served on July 5th, 2017 beginning at 11 am. The same day bells of ...

LITHUANIAN PARLIAMENT ROUNDLY REJECTS GAY MARRIAGE

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Pravoslavie.ru - 26/6/17 The Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) completely rejected a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage last week, reports the Vilinus news portal Lietuvos žinios. The vote on the bill had been delayed for at least half a year, until June 15. 29 parliamentarians voted in favor of amending the civil code, 59 against, and 20 abstained. Abstaining ...

Croatia: Five Serbian Orthodox churches broken into

INSERBIA - March 2017 Five Orthodox temples in Croatia have been broken into during the past several days, the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) announced on Friday. Money was stolen, but no major material damage has been done, a statement released by the SPC Eparchy (diocese) of Dalmatia said. The churches targeted in this way are located in Baljci, ...

President of Croatia congratulated the feast-days of Orthodox Christmas

Church of Serbia - 8/1/17 President of Croatia Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic sent best wishes to the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, His Eminence Porfirius, and via him to the clergy, monastics and faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Croatia, on the occasion of the forthcoming feast-days of Orthodox Christmas, and greeted him with the ...

Ecumenical Patriarch’s historical visit to Croatia

Church of Serbia - September 2016 A symposium on New Martyrs to be held in Zagreb. - The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Jasenovac. - Consecration of Bishop's Palace in Pakrac. His All-Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is going to pay a visit to  Zagreb on September 9th, 2016, where he is going to open the Scientific Conference under ...

CROATIA: SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BROKEN INTO, DAMAGE CAUSED

B92 - 8/7/16 Unknown persons broke into the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Petka in the Croatian town of Sisak, in the night between July 4 and 5. They also caused considerable material damage, the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) said in a statement. It noted that this comes after several incidents in the past during which perpetrators would ...

Patriarch: Perhaps it’s not time yet for pope’s visit

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www.b92.net - 12/2/16 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej has said that he "has nothing against" the visit of the Roman Catholic pope to Serbia. However, Irinej added that perhaps the conditions for that have not been met yet. "The pope has several times hinted that he wants to visit Serbia as well... I do not see anything bad ...

Did Serbs construct the tower of Babel?

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November 2015 - cogniarchae Wait!!! Before you start throwing rocks at me I have to tell you that this is not my idea – it comes from a famous medieval text – “the chronicle of Dalimil”! Still, chances are that you never heard of this text and for me this is a good enough reason to make a ...

Croatia: Orthodox Church In Karlovac Desecrated

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31/8/15 - In Serbia  BELGRADE – President of the Coalition of Refugee Associations Miodrag Linta fiercely condemned on Thursday the desecration of the Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas in Karlovac, Croatia, which was targeted by a break-in by an unidentified individual, and he also noted that this is a clear message that Orthodox Bishop Gerasim ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visiting Diocese of Dalmatia

August 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, payed a canonical archpastoral visitation to the Diocese of Dalmatia, Croatia, starting from 18 August 2015. The Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church accompanied by many bishops was welcomed at the entrance of the city of Zadar by the head of the Orthodox Church in Dalmatia, His Grace Fotije. His ...

Remembrance Day of the killed and the expelled Serbs

August 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served on 4 August 2015, on the bridge at Sremska Rača the memorial service for the suffered two decades ago in the operation “Storm”. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said tonight, at the marking of the day of remembrance of the suffering and persecution of Serbs on the bridge near Sremska ...

Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

1/6/15 Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church held in Belgrade May 14-29, 2015. The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church took place at the Serbian Patriarchate took place at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade from May 14 – 29, 2015 under the presidency of His Holiness ...

Metropolitan Porfirije visits President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar- Kitarovic

On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana was in his first official visit to the newly elected President of the Republic of Croatia Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Metropolitan Porfirije congratulated Mrs. Grabar-Kitarovic for the election as Presiden of the Republic and wished her a blessing of God and the success at this ...

Memorial service for 6,000 Serbs killed in Stari Brod held: When brave girls and mothers with children in their arms leapt into the Drina

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Grey Carter - 23/3/15 In Stari Brod, Visegrad, memorial service was held for more than 6,000 Serbs who were killed by Independent state of Croatia forces,  members of the infamous Black Legion of Jure Francetic. This monstrous murder happened in the spring of 1942. Rev Dragan Vukotic said that on this day 73 years ago in the Drina canyon ...

Metropolitan Porfirije: Serbs in Croatia are afraid

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27/2/15 In Zagreb 30,000 Serbs live, but many of them are afraid to declare themselves publicly because of the fear that their rights to have normal life would be endangered,  Serbian Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana said three days ago.  The Metropolitan also noted that the arrival of Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic in Zagreb, on ...

Croatia: Vandals desecrate Serbian Orthodox Church temple in Karlovci

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In Serbia News- 17/2/15 On the night between Saturday and Sunday unknown persons broke into the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Karlovac. Sacred and other objects were stolen, the inventory scattered and material damage was done, Gornji Karlovac Diocesan said in a statement. Vandals broke in through the side door, it was confirmed by the priest Slavisa ...

Roman Catholics in Serbia under the jurisdiction of Croatian bishops serve mass for Stepinac who was involved in Holocaust

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    Grey Carter - 11/2/15 Imagine service and mass for ‘saint Hitler’ in Israel! There’s no such a thing as Saint Hitler’s associate! Croatia, Vatican and clergy to stop glorification of a mass murderer, Stepinac! The schedule of servises in Roman Catholic church: A mass for HOLY Aloisuis Stepinac is to be served on February 10, 2015, at 18 ...