“Let’s hug our Fatherland! Our strength is only in Unity” – Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 27/3/19 Let’s hug our Fatherland! Our strength is only in unity, Patriarch Irinej said at the State observance of the NATO aggression. His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej spoke on March 24, 2019, in Nis at the beginning of the state ceremony marking the twentieth anniversary since the beginning of the NATO aggression ...

Bucharest Employs Church Expansion to Advance ‘Greater Romania’ Project

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Sputniknews - 5/6/17 The Romanian Orthodox Church’s expansion on the Balkans appears to be a part of Bucharest’s plans to make the dreams of Greater Romania come true. It appears that ever since Romania became a member of the EU and NATO, the country sought to fulfil its long-time ambition of creating the Greater Romania — a nation-state which would incorporate all ...

ORTHODOXY IS NON-NEGOTIABLE FOR MOLDOVA—PRESIDENT DODON

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Pravoslavie.ru - 11/5/17 President Igor Dodon of Moldova says there are four things that are absolutely non-negotiable for his country. “I always tell all our partners that there are three or four things which I can never allow to be up for negotiation,” including the nation’s Orthodox faith, Dodon stated, reports Interfax-Religion. Continuing, Dodon said these non-negotiable ...

Kosovo Candidly Threatens Christian Serbs With Ethnic Purge

Sputniknews - 13/4/17 Politicians in Kosovo have been making anti-Serbian statements, indicating that they have gotten used to "a culture of impunity," which their patrons have fostered in order to implement their geopolitical objectives, Serbian political analyst Aleksandar Pavic told Sputnik. In an interview with Sputnik Serbia, Aleksandar Pavic, a Serbian political analyst, described the remarks Kosovo ...

METROPOLITAN AMFILOHIJE: NATO IS FLOODING EUROPE AND THE WHOLE WORLD WITH BLOOD

Pravoslavie.ru - 2/11/16 Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral has once again expressed his opinion on the closer relations between NATO and Montenegro. In his speech delivered during the consecration of the church of Hieromartyr Athenogenes and the celebrations dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Battle of Vucji Do, the hierarch shared his position on the current ...

AN AMERICAN GENERAL WAS BAPTIZED ORTHODOX AFTER STAYING IN MOLDAVIA FOR SEVERAL YEARS

Athonite Testimony - 10/10/16 An American general was baptized Orthodox after staying several years in Moldavia. The chief of the European Regional Medical Command of NATO says that the Mother of God spoke to him. An American general on mission in Basarabia fell in love with the Moldavian style of life and was baptized Orthodox. Norvel Coots is the ...

BISHOP JOANIKIJE: FOR THE SAKE OF NATO PROPAGANDA THE AUTHORITIES BURY VICTIMS IN OBLIVION

Pravoslavie.ru - April 2016 A rally dedicated to the seventeenth anniversary of the NATO aggression against Yugoslavia was held in Podgorica to the sound of sirens and shots of a newsreel. Several thousands gathered on the main square of the Montenegrin capital for the occasion. Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja-Niksic, together with the clergy, prayed for the repose of ...

SEVERAL THOUSAND PROTESTERS MARCHED AGAINST NATO IN BELGRADE

In Serbia - 28/3/16 Several thousand protesters marched through Serbia’s capital on Sunday to vent anger at the cooperation agreement the country signed with NATO in February, which guarantees diplomatic immunity and freedom of movement through Serbia for NATO troops. The troops are to uphold peace and stability in the region in exchange. “We think it is hypocrisy to ...

Serbian bishop criticizes NATO expansion and says his people will never support anti-Russian sanctions

Bishop Irinej of Backa

Moscow, December 15, Interfax - Bishop Irinej of Backa (the Serbian Orthodox Church) says his people are against sanctions directed against Russia and sees treachery in expansion of NATO. "Serbian people are against any sanctions, that is why we are so often punished, they don't trust us, they think Serbia will never be against Russians. And ...

Metropolitan Amphilohije: “NATO bombings are a continuation of fascism

March/April 2014 In the days when the whole Serbian Church commemorates victims of barbaric bombings during the NATO attack of Yugoslavia in 1999, Metropolitan Amphilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral performed a memorial service at the Cetinje Monastery. Praying for repose of the souls of all innocent victims on the territory of Serbia and Montenegro, the ...

Mass procession in support of Serbia takes place in Tbilisi

1/4/14 Organized by the Eurasia Institute, in front of numerous representatives of the public at the Tbilisi Cinema House demonstration of the 30-minute documentary film took place, which was timed to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Serbian tragedy, bombing of Serbian towns and genocide of Serbs in Kosovo, reports Blagovest.info. The aim of showing of ...

Novak Djokovic hits out at Syria strike plans

2/9/13 Novak Djokovic, the world's top tennis player who grew up in Belgrade as NATO  air strikes blasted the Serbian capital in 1999, hit out Sunday at US plans to  take military action against Syria. Serb star Djokovic as well as former women's No.1 Ana Ivanovic both vividly  recall sheltering from the attacks that were launched against ...

Church dignitary likens NATO to “Fourth Reich”

TANJUG - 1/7/13 PODGORICA -- SPC Metropolitan of Montenegro Amfilohije has referred to the western military alliance NATO as "the Fourth Reich." The media in Podgorica are quoting him as saying that NATO represented "a continuation of fascism and a desire to rule the whole world." This dignitary of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) also appraised that it ...

LGBT, NATO, EU and Orthodox Christianity

28/5/13 Currently, issues pertaining to LGBT, NATO, EU and Orthodox Christianity, are intensively being discussed in the Georgian media and within political circles– sometimes in alliance with one another and sometimes in conflict. We have been attentively observing popular opinion about these issues, the first of which concerns NATO and the EU. Georgia's Western orientation is widely ...

Serbia marks 14th anniversary of NATO bombing

A heating plant in New Belgrade is seen after being hit by NATO missiles (Tanjug, file)

24/3/13 BELGRADE -- Today marks the 14th anniversary since the start of the NATO bombing campaign against Serbia, i.e. the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SRJ). The bombing lasted 79 days and resulted in at least 2,500 deaths and more than 12,500 injuries. The attacks on Serbia started on March 24, 1999, and the last one took place ...

Bells toll for last Serbs in Kosovo capital

A sprinkling of Kosovo Serbs attend a religious service at the Saint Nicolas Orthodox church in Pristina on February 10, 2013. After the 1999 NATO bombing campaign that forced out Belgrade security forces, some 200,000 Serbs fled the territory fearing reprisal attacks by extremists.

  19/2/13 AFP - The bells of Pristina's sole Orthodox Church toll for a liturgy that will bring brief spiritual peace to a small group of Serbs, remaining members of a dwindling community in Kosovo, five years after it broke away from Serbia. At the Saint Nicolas church, three elderly Serbs listen to the mass held in a ...

Clinton visits Orthodox church in Kosovo, urges ethnic Serbs to back their new nation

Associated Press 01/11/2012 PRISTINA, Kosovo — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton toured a Serbian Orthodox church in Kosovo Wednesday as she pressed America’s close ally to step up its minority outreach while trying to convince ethnic Serbs that they have a home in Europe’s youngest nation.At the St. Nicholas Church in Kosovo’s capital, a site ...

NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

15/10/2012 Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, visited  with KFOR Commander Folker Halbauer Stauropegial Laura of the Patriarchate of Pec in Metohija on Thursday, October 11, 2012 . Admiral Stavridis was welcomed by His Grace Kyr Jovan, Bishop of Lipljan, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, who informed him about the treasure of the ...

Church groups condemn US-NATO Plot against Syria

Global Research 18/11/2011 The National Progressive Front on Wednesday condemned the Arab League resolution to suspend Syria participation in its meetings, describing the move as undermining the AL principles and violating its conventions. "It is not the first time Syria confronts big challenge, but this time, it is the most dangerous because it was cooked in the ...

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 ...