Thursday, July 7, 2011

Criminal Charges Initiated Against Former Bishop Artemije of Prizren

On the basis of charges brought forward by the Serbian Orthodox Church the Serbian public prosecutor for Belgrade has initiated criminal proceedings against former Bishop Artemije (Radosavljevic) of Raska and Prizren. Among the charges brought against the former bishop are the embezzlement of millions of euros intended for the renovation of Serbian Orthodox churches and monasteries in Kosovo, the acquisition of properties without the approval of the appropriate central ecclesiastical authorities, and the repair of private properties not owned by the Eparchy of Raska and Prizren. More (in Serbian) here.

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