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PM understands Pope's desire to bring Catholic and Orthodox Christians closer on Stepinac

"I think the process will start this summer and it is important to us that it is completed as soon as possible. Cardinal Stepinac is part of our identity," Oreskovic told the press after a 30-...

PM hails Pope's decision to include SPC in consultations on Stepinac

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, during a visit to the Vatican on Thursday, expressed hope that the process of canonisation of the Blessed Alojzije Stepinac would begin this summer and...

Civil society group asks pope to encourage Croatian politicians to peaceful treatment of migrants

The Croatian civil society group "Dobrodosli" (Welcome) has sent a letter to Pope Francis ahead of his meeting with Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Thursday, thanking the pontiff for...

Pope has no doubts about Stepinac, says apostolic nuncio

The pope has stressed that he wants an "open Church, a Church which talks, an ecumenical Church," and this refers to the decision "we will make on the canonisation of the Blessed Cardinal Alojzije...

Patriarch Irinej says conditions for pope's visit to Serbia perhaps not met yet

Irinej told the Serbian agency on a visit to Canada that the proposal to canonise Stepinac was not good because his action was "irreconcilable with sainthood."