Josip Bozanic

Zagreb archbishop says Croatian society needs genuine encounters, talks, joint endeavours

Celebrating Christmas Mass at Zagreb Cathedral on Sunday, the Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, called on believers to be unselfish and show togetherness, saying Croatian society needed genuine encounters, talks, common searching and endeavours.

Zagreb archbisop says destruction of Croatia worst since WWII

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, celebrated Mass for killed and missing defenders and civilians at the Homeland War Victims Memorial Cemetery in Vukovar on Friday.

Zagreb archbishop appointed to Congregation for Divine Worship

Pope Francis has appointed Zagreb Archbishop Cardinal Josip Bozanic as a member of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments for another term, the Zagreb Archdiocese said in a press release on Wednesday.

Cardinal Bozanic extends best wishes for Kurban Bairam

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, on Saturday extended his best wishes for the Muslim holiday of Kurban Bairam to the head of the Islamic community, Mufti Aziz Hasanovic and the Islamic faithful in Croatia.

Zagreb archbishop urges demographic revival, preservation of Catholic tradition

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, conducted a mass in the Marian shrine of Marija Bistrica on Monday, the Feast of the Assumption, calling for demographic revival, preservation of the Catholic tradition and for building reliable legal and legislative systems so that Croatian nationals were no longer tried abroad.

Cardinal Bozanic: Easter offers way of overcoming difficulties

Christians in Croatia who follow the Gregorian or Western calendar were celebrating Easter across the country on Sunday.

Cardinal Bozanic wishes happy Easter to Croatian state leaders

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, on Saturday extended his best wishes for Easter to President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, wishing them success in the performance of their state duties.

Bozanic: Stepinac criticised for his advocacy of Croats' right to their own state

Bozanic stressed that in the circular letter Stepinac did not glorify any political party and political regime nor did he advocate a state founded on crime.

Zagreb Archbishop says starting anew makes sense

He said the light of Christmas revealed too many imitations in social relations, internationally too, whose goal was not the common good but a particular good, the good of a minority to the detriment of the majority.

Zagreb Archbishop: People in Croatia cry for well-being, unity, cooperation

Christmas also points to responsibility, notably for children and youth, for the elderly, the infirm and the sick, for all of Croatia, the cardinal said.

Zagreb Archbishop receives HDZ leader

Cardinal Josip Bozanic, Archbishop of Zagreb, on Monday afternoon received the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president, Tomislav Karamarko,