Category Archives: Kosovo (territory)

The Most Recent Threats to Visoki Dečani Monastery

April 20, 2017 – Dečani Municipality has been delilberately rejecting the implementation of the final ruling by the Constitutional Court of Kosovo which in June last year confirmed the property rights of Visoki Dečani Monastery. Instead of respecting the law a Kosovo-Albanian nationalist group is threatening the Monastery for weeks through the Kosovo press and has announced the blockade of […]

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Diocese of Raška and Prizren strongly condemns anti-Serb graffiti with Nazi symbols in Gnjilane

February 15, 2017. Serbian Orthodox Bishop in Kosovo-Metohija strongly condemned anti-Serb graffiti which apeared on several locations in the vicinity of the Serbian Orthodox church in Gnjilane, as well as on the road to the Serbian village of Donja Budriga, as reports press-service of Raška and Prizren Diocese. “These graffiti demonstrate the atmosphere of hatred in which since 1999. y. […]

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Russian permanent envoy to OSCE says Kosovo authorities enables attacks on churches

February 3, 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry has criticized the Kosovo authorities over violations of the rights of Orthodox Christians and attacks on their churches, as reports interfax. “Take, for example, the situations surrounding the [Cathedral] Church of Christ the Savior in Pristina and the Church of St. Nicholas in Prizren. One gets the impression that the obstructing of their […]

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Bishop Theodosius – Kosovo Serbs fear new attacks from Albanians

February 2, 2017 – In the event of new attacks, the Kosovo police will not be able to assure adequate protection for the Orthodox Christian sites in Kosovo and Metohija. The region is experiencing a “huge potential” for new unrest from the local Albanian population, stated the bishop of the Razka-Metojiha diocese Theodosius (Sibalic). In March 2004, Kosovo Albanians have […]

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