Believers of the Vrhbosna Archdiocese during the Sundays Mass, on January 3, they collected 180,000 euros in aid for the areas affected by the earthquake in Petrinja, Glina and Sisak, and that amount will be paid to the Sisak diocese.
It is an expression of the solidarity of the faithful of the territorially largest administrative unit of the Catholic Church in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the people of the Sisak diocese.
Wanting to express the closeness and unity of the people affected by the earthquake, the Archbishop of Vrhbosna, Cardinal Vinko Puljic, and the Archbishop Coadjutor, Msgr. Tomo Vuksic visited Glina today and together with the host bishop Msgr. Vlado Kosic in the parish church of Sv. Ivan Nepomuk celebrated St. mass.
At the end of the Eucharistic celebration in Glina, which was presided over and preached by Cardinal Puljic, Msgr. Vuksic. ”Today we are here as a kind of messenger of the goodness of that part of the Church that lives in the area of the Sarajevo Archdiocese. I assume that you know that we called the faithful to prayer and that on the first Sunday after the earthquake we collected donations for the victims… I want to inform you that thanks to the kindness of our faithful and priests we raised 180,000 euros use them where they are most needed,” said the Archbishop of Vrhbosna.