Stability for Tragic Kosovo

By Paul M. Weyrich Commentary

Many Americans’ view of Kosovo — if they have one at all — is shaped by the tragic stories they see on CNN.

Some may even remember that our country, as part of NATO, participated in bombings there in 1999 to protect Albanian refugees as part of a war that lasted for over two months. Most Americans pay Kosovo little mind, viewing it to be the staging ground of a conflict that holds no important consequence for the United States.
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U.S. religious leaders decry violence against Christian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija

ERP KIM Info Service Gracanica, August 12, 2004

Twelve members of a delegation of U.S. religious leaders headed by Joseph K. Grieboski, the chairman of the Institute on Religion and Public Policy arrive in the monastery of Gracanica on Wednesday evening at about 8:00 p.m. accompanied by Mr. Damjan Krnjevic-Miskovic, the special advisor on Kosovo and Metohija to Serbian president Boris Tadic, and Rev. Fr. Irinej Dobrijevic, consultant to the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. They were welcomed in front of the church at Gracanica by Bishop Artemije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija and his associates. The bishop greeted the guests from the U.S. in carefully chosen words and spoke of the tragic life of the Serbs and their holy shrines in Kosovo and Metohija during the past five years.
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Restore Orthodox churches for Kosovo peace – expert says

Reuters AlertNet – London, England,UK
11 Jun 2004 15:37:35 GMT
By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor

PARIS, June 11 (Reuters) – European states must help rescue dozens of Orthodox churches and monasteries destroyed in Kosovo to show they are serious about fostering better ties between Serbs and Albanians there, a European expert said on Friday.
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