Croatia: ‘Kill The Serb’, Ustasha Graffiti On Serbian Orthodox Church

Photo: Glas Srpske

InSerbia - 12/9/14 VINKOVCI – Ustasha graffiti have been painted on the building of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) parish centre in Vinkovc, Croatia. The graffiti featuring messages of hatred against the Serbs, threats and the Ustasha symbols and mottoes were painted on the SPC parish centre in Vinkovci on Sunday, the Osjek diocese has stated. The ...

Metropolitan Porfirije met with the President of the Government of Croatia

Church of Serbia in Croatia On Tuesday, 25 November 2014, His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana paid an official visit to President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Zoran Milanovic. During cordial talks, which were held at the palace of the Government in Zagreb, Prime Minister Milanovic congratulated His Eminence Porfirije on ...

Enthronement of Bishop John (Culibrk) of Slavonia

Church of Serbia - September 2014 Bishop John will be enthroned by His Holiness Irenaeus, Serbian Patriarch at the solemn Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Holy Trinity in Pakrac, Slavonia, Croatia, on Saturday, September 13, 2014.  Many Hierarchs of the Serbian Church will concelebrate, as well as some high clergymen from other Local ...

Twisted History Against Russia and Serbia

GlobalResearch By Michael Averko - July 2014 The June 20 Gray Falcon commentary “Failure to Communicate” has this excerpt, that led me to an extremely anti-Russian and anti-Serb article, from a venue which has previously slanted in that direction: “The latest example of this ‘flipping the script’ is a New Republic feature comparing Putin to Milosevic. In ...

What the Pope Wants to Hide

William Dorich June 2014 BLOODY BAPTISMAL BATH IN THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN GLINA, Croatia, AUGUST 21, 1941 In a Serbian Orthodox church in Glina, 1,030 Serbians gathered for what they believed to be their forced conversion to Roman Catholicism—their only escape from the persecution of their Croatian neighbors and Roman Catholic clergy. After the baptism of a child—seen ...

Budimir: 30,000 Serbs converted to Catholicism in Croatia

Forced conversion of Serbs to Roman Catholicism - An Old picture

  Inserbia News - April 2014 Around 30,000 Serbs on Croatian territory were converted to Catholicism, since the end of the war until today, said Milojko Budimir from the Association of Refugee Associations of Serbs from Croatia, reported Blic. According to him, about 30,000 Orthodox Serbs in Croatia were converted to Catholicism since the operation “Storm” in 1995 ...

Patriarch Irinej holds memorial service for Jasenovac victims

24/4/14 MLAKA -- Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) on Tuesday held a memorial service in Mlaka near Jasenovac, the site of Croatia's WW2 death camp. April 22 is the anniversary of the Jasenovac breakthrough staged by the camp’s prisoners. The day is also marked in Serbia as Holocaust Remembrance Day. After liturgy services lead by ...

High church dinstinction to Diana Budisavljevic

17/10/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, will award Diana Budisavljevic posthumously with the high dinstinction of the Serbian Orthodox Church - the Order of Empress Milica at the Serbian Patriarchate at 11 a.m., on Friday, 18 October 2013. Diana Budisavljevic saved 12000 Serbian children from Jasenovac and other death camps during the World War Two in ...

Serbs from Croatia support SPC initiative to place Tesla’s urn in the Temple of St. Sava

26/8/13 BELGRADE – Association of Serbs from Croatia and Association of Refugees and other Serbian associations from Croatia have supported on Saturday the initiative by the Serbian Orthodox Church to place the urn of Nikola Tesla from the Museum of the famous scientist in Belgrade in the crypt of the Temple of Saint Sava. Association of Serbs ...

SPC metropolitan:Pope should first visit Jasenovac

20/8/2012 NOVI SAD – Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb, Ljubljana and the entire Italy stated on Sunday that before coming to Serbia, head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Benedict XVI should visit Jasenovac and honour the memory of the victims killed in the prison camp set up by the Nazi puppet state Croatia. Metropolitan Jovan stated that ...

Visit of Patriarch Irinej and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops to President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

11/6/2012 His Holiness Irinej accompanied by His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa and Jovan of Sumadija on the second day of his visit, on June 8, 2012 visited President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Ivo Josipovic and Prime ...

First World War and the Balkan Knot

7/12/2011 His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended yesterday an opening of the International Scientific Conference dedicated to political relations on the Balkans and Europe before the First World War. The theme of the conference was The First World War and the Balkan knot - the Balkans before the First World War. Fifty scientists from Russia, USA, ...

Around 1,700 cultural facilities in region damaged during wars

Emg.rs, Tanjug 2/9/2011 At least 1,700 cultural and religious facilities, some of which are on the UNESCO world heritage list, were damaged or destroyed during the wars in the former Yugoslavia, NATO bombing and riots in Kosovo 2004, according to incomplete data.During 78 days of NATO bombing in Serbia 1999, over 175 cultural monuments were damaged or ...

Prayerful remembrance on victims of the genocide in the Independant State of Croatia (NDH)

10/8/2011 The Serbian Orthodox Church universally, liturgically and prayerfully marks the 70th anniversary of the genocide in the Independant State of Croatia. With a joyful sorrow and a pride we remember our new martyrs - bishops, priests, monks and the faithful people - suffered by the Ustasha's hand in the most bestial pogrom during the World ...

Victims of Operation Storm Remembered

TANJUG 4/8/2011 BELGRADE -- Today marks the 16th anniversary since the beginning of Croatian army and police Operation Storm that led to the exodus of more than 200,000 Serbs from Croatia. Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej held a memorial service at St. Mark’s Church in downtown Belgrade for the victims of the 1995 military operation aimed ...

Representatives of Coalition of association of refugees visit Patriarch Irinej

5/7/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on July 4, 2011 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade a delegation of 104 associations of refugees and displaced Serbs from Croatia led by Mr. Miodrag Linta. The members of the delegation informed His Holiness with many problems that Serbian refugees and displaces have and gave ...

Prayerful remembrance on the victims in Jadovno

29/6/2011 Above the Saran pit in Jadovno, His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovci with the concelebration of priests and monks of the Bishopric of Gornji Karlovci served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy, and then the memorial service to all the killed Orthodox Serbs in the pits of Jadovno and other scaffolds in Croatia. The Holy Liturgy was ...

A Reflection on the Pope’s Recent Visit to Zagreb

26/6/2011 Serbian Church As with all other visits of the first hierarch of the Roman Catholic Church and head of the Vatican, the smallest - but not the most insignificant - independent country of the world, the two day pilgrimage of Pope Benedict XVI to Croatia, on May 4-5, 2011 was given great media coverage worldwide. ...

Popes Repeats the Same Mistake by Hailing Cardinal Stepinac

Cardinal Stepinac

By Speroforum 6/6/2011 Pope Benedict hails WW2-era Croatian cardinal Blessed Aloysius Stepinac, who was the cardinal of Croatia during the Second World War, has been criticized for supposed good relations with Nazi occupiers. During his June 5 visit to Croatia, Pope Benedict XVI travelled to Zagreb's Cathedral, which is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and ...