In new interview with Serbian paper, Pope issues reminder to lockdown faultfinders: “Not everyone has the same abilities and resources” to face COVID-19
The Serbian Orthodox Patriarch has launched a last-minute appeal for joint Muslim-Christian worship in Hagia Sophia, in what would be, on his judgment, a sign of “historical symbiosis, tolerance and trust”.
A prosecutor in Montenegro has released from detention nine Serbian Orthodox Church clergy whose arrest triggered a diplomatic row with Serbia and clashes between police and protesters.
Hundreds of ethnic Serbs have rallied in the outskirts of Kosovo’s capital Pristina to protest against the alleged suppression of religious and other rights of Serbian minorities in neighboring Montenegro.
Serbian Orthodox Church authorities are reacting angrily to the passage in the Montenegrin Parliament of a law nationalising religious buildings.
Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic signed bitterly contentious legislation on religion and faith into law on December 28.
The Montenegro parliament adopted on Friday a controversial religious bill which sparked public outrage.