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March 23, 2004

THE UPDATED LIST OF DESTROYED AND DAMAGED
CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX SHRINES IN KOSOVO
AFTER KRISTALLNACHT OF 17-18 MARCH 2004

*the list is still not yet finally completed because additional confirmations are expected

ERP KIM Info-service
March 23, 2004

Beside these shrines 112 churches and monasteries have been either completely destroeyed or damaged by Kosovo Albanian extremists since deployment of the so called peacekeeping forces and the UN "peace mission"

Prizren
1. Holy Virgin of Lyevish (14 th century)
2. Church of Christ the Savior (14 th century)
3. Cathedral of St. George (1856)
4. Church of St. Nicholas (Tutic's church, 14 century)
5. Church of St. Nicholas (Runovic's church, 16 century)
6. Church of St. Kyriake (14 century, reconstructed later)
7. Church of St. Panteleimon (14 century, reconstructed later)
8. Church of St. Cosmas and Damian (14 century, reconstructed)
9. Church of St. Kyriake, Zivinjane, near Prizren
10. Holy Archangels Monastery (14. century)
*Serbian Orthodox Seminary of Sts. Cyrillus of Methodius
*Bishop's residence in Prizren

Orahovac
11. Church of St. Kyriake, (1852), Brnjaca, Orahovac 1852

Djakovica
12. Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (16-19th century), with the parish home.
Cathedral church of the Holy Trinity (two bell-towers which survived the 1999 mining were razed to the ground. Kosovo Albanians remove all material from the site)
13. Church of St. Lazarus, Piskote, near Djakovica

Srbica
14. Devic Monastery (15. century) burned to the ground with the tomb of St. Ioanichius of Devic opened and desecrated. Fire was burned in the tomb of the saint.

Pec
15. Church of St. John the Baptist (Metropolia, with the parish home)
16. Church of Virgin Mary, Belo Polje nr. Pec, burned again and desecrated
17. Church of St. John the Baptist (Pecka banja)

Urosevac
18. Cathedral of St. Uros the Emperor, Urosevac
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(According to the Athens media at least two more Orthodox churches which were under the protection of the Greek KFOR have been left unprotected. Initial information say that these two locations have been destroyed)

Kamenica
21. Church in Donja Slapasnica, Kosovska Kamenica
22. Church in Talinovci, nr. Gnjilane


Stimlje
23. Church of St. Archangel Michael in Stimlje

Pristina
24. Church of St. Nicholas (19 th cenutry), Pristina town

Kosovo Polje
25. Church of St Nicholas, Kosovo Polje, burned and desecrated
26. Church of St. Katherine, Bresje nr. Kosovo Polje, burned

Vucitrn
27. Church of St. Elias, Vucitrn

Obilic
28. Church of St. Michael in Obilic

Kosovska Mitrovica
29. Church of St. Sava, Mitrovica South

Podujevo
30. Church of St. Elias, Podujevo


 


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