Wednesday, 15 August 2018

President Discusses Her Faith

ZAGREB, August 15, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Wednesday joined the celebration of the Feast of the Assumption at the Marian shrine in Aljmaš, saying "our faith gives us courage for day-to-day life and a future without fear."

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Archbishop of Zagreb Urges Youth to Insist on Changes in Society

ZAGREB, August 15, 2018 - Celebrating Feast of the Assumption mass in the national Marian shrine at Marija Bistrica on Wednesday, the Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanić, addressed young people in particular, urging them not to settle for mediocrity but to bravely and persistently demand "the so eagerly anticipated changes in Croatian society."

Monday, 18 June 2018

Catholic Church Issues Thinly-Veiled Criticism of Prime Minister

ZAGREB, June 18, 2018 - The Croatian Bishops Conference's (HBK) Iustitia et Pax commission on Monday warned that freedom of conscience was being increasingly encroached upon in the social and political sphere, mentioning in that context the vote on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention in the Croatian parliament.

Monday, 4 June 2018

Vatican’s Next Steps in Medjugorje

The first task will be to improve the pastoral care.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Zagreb Marks Day of Its Patron Saint

ZAGREB, May 31, 2018 - The day of Zagreb's patron saint, Our Lady of the Stone Gate, was marked on Wednesday evening with the celebration of the Eucharist in the Zagreb Cathedral. The ceremony also included a procession with a picture of Our Lady of the Stone Gate from the Cathedral to the nearby Stone Gate (Kamenita vrata) in downtown Zagreb.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Priest from Hvar Arrested for Molesting a Girl

He touched her breasts and pinched private parts, says the girl’s mother.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Bishops against Referendum Promotion in Churches

ZAGREB, May 9, 2018 - The Croatian Bishops Conference (HGK) Permanent Council said on Wednesday the Church cared about the promotion and improvement of political decision-making and that believers should stand for and promote Christian values in a pluralist society, but that referendum activities were inappropriate on sacral premises.

Monday, 7 May 2018

Bishop Asks Rental Owners to Put Crucifixes in Tourist Apartments

Rental owners and the tourist board do not seem to like the idea.

Saturday, 5 May 2018

Open Day at Catholic University

ZAGREB, May 5, 2018 - The Catholic University of Croatia on Saturday opened its doors to visitors in an effort to promote its programmes.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

HDZ Against Initiative to Change Vatican Treaties

ZAGREB, April 22, 2018 - Prime Minister and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenković said on Saturday that his party was against the revision of Croatia's agreements with the Holy See and that his cabinet was committed to complying with the treaties.

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