Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople, to visit Croatia

Bartholomew I, the current Archbishop of Constantinople, will visit Zagreb on 9 September, according to a press release from the Serbian Orthodox Church.

According to the press release, the dignitary will arrive for a conference on the Holocaust and martyrs in the Serb Orthodox Church. The conference will take place in the building housing the Serb Orthodox high school in the capital of Croatia, and the event is to brought together historians, sociologists and activists including Efraim Zuroff.

Bartholomew I,, who is regarded in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the primus inter pares (first among equals), will visit the site of the WWII concentration camp in Jasenovac, and lead a service for the dead.

He is expected to consecrate the premises of the Serb Orthodox Church parish in Pakrac.

Last update: Sat, 03/09/2016 - 11:43
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