Orthodox priest beaten in Albania

September 10, 2015. Fr Christos Pappas, a 77 year-old Orthodox priest in South Albania in the parish of Saint Haralambos (Sarande district) was the victim of an assault and battery. Two men impersonating police officers wearing balaclavas intercepted the priest as he was about to enter his residence. They didn’t steal anything from the house and they left the residence […]

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A new public protest of the Orthodox Church of Albania

September 10, 2015. The Orthodox Church of Albania published a press release in order to reject and protest harshly about the assertions of the official Government Institutions. The Church declared that it did not complain about the events concerning the demolition of the Church of St. Athanasius in Dhermi. The truth is that the Church has already issued three public […]

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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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The Albanian church of Saint Athanasius was destroyed

August 26, 2015. At around 4 o’clock in the morning, the Orthodox church of St. Athanasius was secretly and insidiously destroyed by construction inspection forces, which arrived from other areas of the country. The purpose was to avoid any conflicts with the residents of Dhermi in Himara. All the sacred utensils were buried under the rubble, as reports Orthodox Autocephalous […]

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