Category Archives: Croatia

Robbery in an Orthodox Church

February 8, 2016. It is the fourth time in the last two years that the temple of the Holy Prophet Elias in Đevrskama in Dalmatia Diocese (Serbia) is robbed, as the official website of the Serbian Patriarchate reports. The same perpetrators burgled the temples of St. Joachim and Anne in Bribir and St. George in Dobropoljci. During these invasions they […]

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Statement of Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagrеb-Ljubljana about the current attacks on the Serbian Orthodox Church

January 29, 2016. Regarding the media attacks of some individuals and associations on the Serbian Orthodox Church, its clergy and the faithful in Croatia, Metropolitan Porfirije made the following statement, as the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports. “The reason, but not a motive or a cause, for brutal, unprecedented attacks and calls for lynching of the Serbian […]

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Desecration of a Serbian Orthodox church in Croatia

August 27, 2015. Unidentified person desecrated a Serbian orthodox church of Saint Nikolas in Karlovac (Croatia). According to the President of the Coalition of Refugee Associations Miodrag Linta who condemned strongly this action, it is the fourth break-in into the facility owned by the Serbian Orthodox Church. In his written statement to the media, Mr Linta underlines the indifference of […]

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Orthodox Metropolitan says that Serbs in Croatia are afraid to declare themselves Orthodox publicly

February 25, 2015. 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, as reports the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The Metropolitan also noted that the arrival of Prime Minister of Serbia […]

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The desecration of an Orthodox Church in Croatia

February 15, 2015. In the night from the 14th to 15th of February, on the eve of the great feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple, unknown persons violated the Serbian Orthodox cathedral of Saint Nikolas in Carlovac in Croatia, as The Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports. They caused damages in the altar, […]

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