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Croatian Anglicans and ecumenical leaders greet Prince Charles

Prince Charles met with representatives of different religious communities in the Archeology Museum in the historic Tvrđa fortress.

On March 15,2016, as part of a visit to the City of Osijek, His Royal Highness, Charles, Prince of Wales, met with representatives of different religious communities in the Archeology Museum in the historic Tvrđa fortress. Present at the meeting were Dr. Vladimir Dugalic, director of the Roman Catholic Church’s Office for the Promotion of the Social Doctrine of the Church, Bishop Jovan Ćulibrk the Orthodox bishop of Pakrac-Slavonia, Protopresbyter Stavrofor Ratomir Petrovic from the Orthodox Church, Bishop Jasmin Milic from the Reformed Episcopal Church, Mirza Delic, chief imam of Osijek-Vinkovci, Zeljko Beissmann the President of the Jewish community of Osijek, and Rev. Clive Richard Fowle from the Methodist Church in Great Britain, who was last year’s winner of the peace prize from the Center for Peace, Non-violence and Human rights in Osijek for his long term commitment to building peace in the Republic of Croatia.
 
The contribution of religious communities in peace building and reconciliation in Croatia was the theme of the meeting. Prince Charles was interested in the process of dialogue and reconciliation in the region and the role of religious communities in this process. The meeting was moderated by Mrs. Julijana Mladenovska – Tešija and organized by the British Embassy in cooperation with the City of Osijek and the Center for Peace, Non-Violence and Human Rights.
 
This was an opportunity for representatives of the religious communities to discuss among themselves the difficulties they face in the post-war period in terms of reconciliation, coexistence and peace building in the region.
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