President wishes merry Christmas to Orthodox believers

On the occasion of Christmas which Orthodox believers celebrate according to the Julian calendar, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Tuesday wished a merry Christmas to Zagreb-Ljubljana Metropolitan Porfirije Peric and all believers, also wishing them a successful 2016.

"I want the Christmas atmosphere to encourage us to togetherness and the new year to bring us all peace, joy, lots of success and satisfaction," the president said in her message.

Last update: Tue, 05/01/2016 - 17:06

View the discussion thread.


Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas Eve


Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 09:50

President issues Christmas message


Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 16:10

More from Croatia

Croatian PM to meet with HEP unions regarding INA buyout model

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced on Saturday that he would soon meet with leaders of the unions active in...

HNS chief slams gov't for "making no decisions"

Croatian People's Party ((HNS) chief Ivan Vrdoljak said on Saturday that this opposition party criticised the...

Croatia marks Mimosa Day to raise awareness of cervical cancer prevention

Every day one Croatian woman is diagnosed with cervical cancer and every third day one Croatian woman dies of that...

PM: Croatia must be leader in resolving problems in region

Croatia has great political responsibility as a stabilising factor in the region and a member of NATO and the EU,...

Interior Ministry dismisses HRW's claims that police are forcing aslyum seekers back to Serbia

The Croatian Ministry of the Interior on Friday dismissed as untruths and insinuations the claims by Human Rights...