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To: padre35
35+ destroyed churches and monasteries in the Kosovo
All these holy sites, beside dozens of killed and 4,000 displaced Serbs have happened in the presence of 18,000 KFOR troops and thousands of UNMIK policemen.
1. Holy Virgin of Lyevish - Bogorodica Ljeviska (14th century)
2. Church of Christ the Savior (14th century)
3. Cathedral of St. George (1856)
4. Church of St. Nicholas (Tutic’s church, 14th century)
5. Church of St. Nicholas (Runovic’s church, 16th century)
6. Church of St. Kyriake (14th century, reconstructed later)
7. Church of St. Panteleimon (14th century, reconstructed later)
8. Church of Sts. Cosmas and Damian (14th century, reconstructed)
9. Church of St. Kyriake, Zivinjane, near Prizren
10. Holy Archangels Monastery (14th century)
*Serbian Orthodox Seminary of Sts. Cyril and Methodius
*Bishop’s residence in Prizren
11. Church of St. Kyriake, (1852), Brnjaca, Orahovac 1852
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
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.
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)

18. Cathedral of St. Uros the Emperor, Urosevac
(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)
21. Church in Donja Slapasnica, Kosovska Kamenica
22. Church in Talinovci, nr. Gnjilane
23. Church of St. Archangel Michael in Stimlje
24. Church of St. Nicholas (19 th century), Pristina town
Kosovo Polje
25. Church of St Nicholas, Kosovo Polje, burned and desecrated
26. Church of St. Katherine, Bresje nr. Kosovo Polje, burned
27. Church of St. Elias, Vucitrn
28. Church of St. Michael in Obilic 
Kosovska Mitrovica
29. Church of St. Sava, Mitrovica South
30. Church of St. Elias, Podujevo
A total of 35 Orthodox churches and monasteries were destroyed or seriously damaged, as well as dozens of cemeteries from which the deceased were unburied and their bones scattered. The tombs of St. Ionnachius of Devic, the Serbian Emperor Dusan and old tombs in the villages of St. George in Prizren and St. Nicholas in Pristina were opened and desecrated. In the churches, hundreds of valuable icons, chalices, vestments and other church valuables were destroyed, as well as medieval frescoes and many church documents (books of baptisms, marriages, deaths).

9 posted on 02/11/2007 1:07:29 PM PST by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

And what about the 10,000 Kosovars killed by Serbia over the years? Or the 900,000 displaced Kosovar refugees?

BOTH sides are equally brutal in this region; to try and say one is "better" than the other is non-sensical.

13 posted on 02/11/2007 1:22:45 PM PST by canuck_conservative
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