Bosnia: Recently repaired Orthodox church set on fire

Unknown perpetrators have set a Serbian Orthodox church on fire in the town of Visoko, in the Croat-Muslim entity (FBiH) of Bosnia-Herzegovina.


Sarajevo-based website is reporting that the incident happened in the night between Saturday and Sunday, and that "a majority of objects" inside the Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos - including icons and holy books - has been destroyed, along with a portion of the roof.

A local website in Visoki said that the main part of the altar has also been "broken."

Priest Miljan Radjenovic and members of the Visoko police, who investigated the scene, arrived at the burning church "immediately." noted in its report that this church was previously repaired over a period of two years, to be consecrated in September 2017.


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