Archbishop Jovan (John) VI

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and discrimination on religious grounds
conducted by the Government of FYROMacedonia!

Archive for May, 2013

The Council of Bishops of the Serbian Church calls to free Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 @ 8:17 am in General | Comments Off

Belgrad, May 22, 2013
On the first day of its work, the council of Bishops of the Serbian Church has addressed all democratic institutions of Serbia and the whole world, calling upon them to help release Archbishop Jovan (Vraniskovski) of Ohrid, who is still detained in the Macedonian prison in Skopje.
Bishop Irenej of Backa who […]

US State Department International Religious Freedom Report for FYROMacedonia for 2012

Posted: Saturday, May 25th, 2013 @ 9:26 pm in General | Comments Off

The US State Department published its regular International Religious Freedom Report for 2012, for FYROMacedonia.
The US State Department in its latest report, among other issues, points out that members of other religious groups asserted that the government favored the MOC by granting it public properties free of charge, providing funding for the construction of new […]

Freedom House: FYROMacedonia continues the decline

Posted: Sunday, May 19th, 2013 @ 6:17 pm in General | Comments Off

In the latest Freedom House report on the freedom of the press, FYROMacedonia, after last year’s drastic fall of 19 places, continues the decline and now marks a fall of additional 5 places in the rankings, which sets it even further away from all other countries in the region, including Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia, with […]

The court process postponed again! The health state of Archbishop Jovan deteriorated!

Posted: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 @ 11:30 am in General | Comments Off

On April 26 the current year, the politically motivated court hearing against Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid, the rest of the Bishops, monastics and faithful people of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, was once again postponed! The last court hearing of this process was held on December 11, last year, and since then, five months in a […] 16 months in prison

Posted: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 @ 1:26 am in General | Comments Off

Today, 16 months have passed since His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje is being held in the prisons of FYROMacedonia.
And since we are not doing anything for this most worthy martyr Hierarch, who is praying while he is in chains for all of us, and even for those who are crucifying […]