Obstruction of the celebration of the Dormition Feast is a violation of Fundamental Human and Religious Rights

The Serbian Orthodox Church - Diocese of Raška and Prizren - August 2016 Also Read: New attacks on Serbs in Kosovo and Metohia COMMUNIQUE A group of Kosovo Albanian ultra-nationalists prevented by force today the arrival of Serb pilgrims to the ruins of the Virgin Mary church in the village of Mušutište, Suva Reka Municipality. The pilgrims were planning to ...

A church stoned in Orahovac!

Church of Serbia - October 2015 - Novosti Several unidentified young men threw stones at the gate of the courtyard of the Church of the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God in Orahovac. The case was reported to the Kosovo police. Orahovac, 14.9.2015 - According to Radio Kontakt Plus from Kosovska Mitrovica, the incident took place today ...

Serbian Orthodox Church against deal with Kosovo Albanians

Associated Press 9/4/13 BELGRADE, Serbia – The influential Serbian Orthodox Church has appealed against a deal with Kosovo Albanians that would pave the way for Serbia's EU membership. The EU has given Serbia until Tuesday to say whether it would relinquish the control of northern of Kosovo — one of the most difficult issues dividing the former Serbian ...

Patriarch: Serbs must return to Kosovo

18/3/13 BELGRADE --   The most important request of Serbia in all talks about Kosovo needs to be the return of Serbs, Serbian Patriarch Irinej has said. “One of the first steps and items in the talks, today and tomorrow, a condition and request we need to set is the return of a large number of Serbs to ...

Kosovo Albanians attack Orthodox monk

17/5/2012 Moscow Time In Kosovo, a group of local Albanians attacked an Orthodox monk on a monastery compound outside the city of Orahovac just three hours after the Commander of the Kosovo international military force, Bernd Holtusen, visited the city. The unidentified Albanians punched the monk several times and then started throwing rocks at him. Anti-Serbian provocations have been ...

Inter-cultural dialogue through monasteries in Kosovo

By Reverend Donald Reeves MBE 27/4/2012 Soul of Europe Website: The Orthodox monasteries and the municipalities of Peć and Dečani have to start creating the basis for healthy community relations in order to ensure that the former become centres of inter-cultural dialogue, rather than a focus for conflict. In early April, the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel ...

KOSOVO: UNCERTAINTY AND INSTABILITY

5/8/2011 Kosovo is the only territory in Europe where there are attempts at renaming cultural heritage by force. The history and cultural heritage of Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija is being annulled and attempts at rewriting history are being made. Children of Serb nationality are being prevented from attending school in their mother tongue and being a Serb ...

KFOR to secure Patriarch’s Inauguration

21/9/2010 KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Minister for Kosovo Goran Bogdanović says the inauguration ceremony of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej will be entrusted to KFOR. The ceremony will take place on October 3 at the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarchate of Peć. Bogdanović, who had a meeting with KFOR commander Erhard Buehler in Kosovska Mitrovica, stressed that the KFOR ...

PROBLEMS FACED BY SERBS IN KOSMET

2/9/2010 Kosovo has been the main topic of talks on the Serbian and international political scene. The Serbian Orthodox Church is concerned over the fate of Kosmet Serbs and their heritage. More from Ljiljana Sinđelić Nikolić. The Serbian Orthodox Church bishop of Lipljan and prior of Decani, Teodosije, received, in the monastery of Gračanica in late August, ...