Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas Eve

Orthodox believers celebrated Christmas Eve on Friday and the evening service at Zagreb's Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Lord was celebrated by Ljubljana-Zagreb Metropolitan Porfirije, who called for togetherness and the reconciliation of all faiths, peoples and states.

Culture Minister receives Serbian Orthodox bishop of Slavonia

Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic on Monday received Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Slavonia and discussed the reconstruction of the episcopal palace in Pakrac that is to be financed by the Ministry.

Church slams Syrian rebels for shelling Christians on Orthodox Easter

The head of the main Orthodox Christian church in Syria condemned rebel factions that shelled government-held areas of Aleppo on Sunday, when its adherents were celebrating Easter.

President wishes merry Christmas to Orthodox believers

"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,"