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Pope Francis receives Croatia’s President Zoran Milanović at the Vatican, Nov. 15, 2021.

Croatian president raises plight of Bosnia’s Catholic minority during Vatican visit

Nov 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Zoran Milanović met with Pope Francis and senior officials. Read more

The sixth national Walk for Life in Zagreb, Croatia, May 29, 2021.

Thousands take part in Croatia’s annual March for Life

Jun 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

Abortion is legal until the 10th week of pregnancy in Croatia under a law passed in 1978. Read more

Cardinal Josip Bozanić blesses the new Laudato TV studio in Zagreb, Croatia.

Cardinal blesses new studio of EWTN affiliate in Croatia

May 22, 2021

Cardinal Josip Bozanić praised Laudato TV for reaching a new milestone. Read more

Former altar boy buys Akron church: ‘I’ll make sure it’s still taken care of’

May 4, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A former altar boy with close family ties to a former Catholic parish in Akron, Ohio, now has a different... Read more

The Croatian flag flying in Dubrovnik, southern Croatia.

Croatia offers scholarships to young persecuted Christians

Apr 19, 2021

The Croatian government is offering college scholarships to young Christians at risk of persecution Read more

Relics of St. Faustina and Blessed Michał Sopoćko at the Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in Sisak, Croatia.

St. Faustina relic given to Catholic basilica hit by Croatia earthquake

Apr 16, 2021

By Courtney Mares

A Catholic basilica in one of the towns most-damaged by an earthquake in Croatia last December recently received a relic... Read more

Postulator responds to Serbian patriarch’s claims of ‘problematic’ Cardinal Stepinac letters

Mar 26, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The postulator of Bl. Aloysius Stepinac’s canonization cause has responded to claims by the new Serbian Orthodox patriarch that there... Read more

Cardinal Josip Bozanić of Zagreb prays in front of a destroyed church in Žažina, Croatia on Jan. 4, 2021. Courtesy of the Archdiocese of Zagreb.

Croatia's Catholic bishops give $1 million in relief to earthquake victims

Jan 5, 2021

The Croatian bishops’ conference is donating over $1 million in emergency aid to victims of the country’s December earthquake.  Read more

The earthquake-damaged Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Kravarsko, Croatia. Photo courtesy of Ksenija Abramović/Laudato TV.

Bishop asks Catholics to fast and pray after earthquake strikes Croatia

Dec 30, 2020

A bishop asked Catholics to fast and pray for two days Wednesday after an earthquake struck Croatia.  Read more

Cardinal Stepinac. public domain.

How this Croatian cardinal saved thousands of Jewish lives

Nov 22, 2019

By Mary Farrow

The story of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac.  Read more

FIFA World Cup 2018.

France vs. Croatia: A Catholic World Cup breakdown

Jul 12, 2018

By JD Flynn

On Sunday, France and Croatia will square off on the soccer pitch for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Championship. While... Read more

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic

Croatia's World Cup soccer coach clings to the rosary as he finds success

Jul 11, 2018

On Sunday, Croatia’s soccer team will play France in the championship game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, after running... Read more