In Memory of the Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac

Church of Serbia - 26/10/18 Almost eight decades ago Kragujevac and its surroundings were a  place of one of the bloodiest crimes in the Second World War. In retaliation, fascist’s soldiers in a few days shot more than a thousand innocent civilians including quite a number of school children. The reason for the shooting was German losses ...

Sadilovac Orthodox Martyrs

Croatian Nazi soldiers kill a Serb with a dagger and bayonet. Independent State of Croatia, WW II

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 ...

CHRISTIAN REFUGEES HAVE BROUGHT INTEREST IN CHRISTIANITY TO EUROPE, SAYS PRIMATE OF POLISH ORTHODOX CHURCH

Pravoslavie.ru - 29/11/16 Christian refugees from the Middle East contribute to the spread of interest in Orthodoxy across the globe and its adoption in the countries receiving them, Metropolitan Savva of Warsaw and All Poland, the primate of the Polish Orthodox Church, has said in an interview with RIA-Novosti. “Migration from the Middle East is contributing to the ...

SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CONDEMNS CATHOLIC PRELATE’S OFFENSIVE REMARKS ON ST. NIKOLAI (VELIMIROVICH)

Sedmitza.ru - 9/11/16 The episcopate of the Serbian Orthodox Church has published on the official site of the Serbian Patriarchate a communique concerning statements of the Roman Catholic archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hočevar containing offensive comments on one of the most notable and revered Serbian saints of the twentieth century—St. Nikolai (Velimirovich): “Communique of the Holy Synod ...

SPEECH OF PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS AFTER THE VISIT TO AUSCHWITZ BY THE RELIGIOUS LEADERS OF THE HOLY LAND

  Jerusalem Patriarchate - November 2016 Your Eminence Cardinal Dziwisz, Your Eminences, Beloved Fellow Religious Leaders from the Holy Land, Ladies and Gentlemen, This morning we have paid a visit to Auschwitz, the place which, above all others has come to be the symbol of Nazi terror as well as a horrible reminder to us even in our own day of ...

Ecumenical Patriarch : New Martyrs of Jasenovac are heroes and saints of the entire Orthodoxy

Church of Serbia - September 2016 Be under the shade of Serbian martyrs, that tree of blessed Serbs, Ecumenical Patriarch said and called upon Orthodox Serbs to follow the path of their forefathers, heroes and saints. Only in this way, he said, you are about to receive the wreath of glory that is borne by numerous ...

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 ...

Inner Peace: Berlin’s House of One Aims to Unite Christians, Muslims & Jews

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www.sputniknews.com - February 2016 The 'House of One' project in Berlin plans to build a church, mosque and synagogue on a single site in central Berlin with the help of crowdfunding, Imam Kadir Sanci told Sputnik. The 'House of One' will contain a Christian church, a mosque and a synagogue on one site in central Berlin, and aims ...

Comment by Bishop Angaelos on the Refugee Crisis

September 2015 Welcoming those less fortunate Comment by His Grace Bishop Angaelos- General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom.  Until now, the Middle East crisis has been contained in that part of the world, and has, for some, become somewhat of a distant reality. If we have occasionally been moved by what we have seen ...

Prayerful remembrance of the suffered in Jajinci

1/10/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on October 1, 2011 in the church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Jajinci a memorial service for the suffered in the greatest scaffold from the Second World War on the territory of Serbia. Serbian Patriarch previously has attended a commemoration at the Memorial park Jajinci. The words of ...

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 ...

“Communist crimes not equal to Holocaust”

NOVI SAD -- Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Bishop Irinej says he is against any equating of the German Nazi crimes with those committed by communists in former Yugoslavia "Without justifying any execution without a trial, we cannot put an equation sign between that kind of terror and the Holocaust," the SPC dignitary told the Holocaust ...

World Russian People’s Council to open in Moscow

25/05/2010 The World Russian People's Council will open in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss issues related to national education and juvenile justice, a Russian Orthodox Church spokesman said. Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin said Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will lead the council, which is due to close on Wednesday. The participants of discussions are to consider the ...