Serbia: President cancels LGBT parade, organizers refuse to back down

Belgrade, August 29, 2022     

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić announced on Saturday that the EuroPride festival won’t be held in Belgrade as scheduled on September 12-18 due to the “significant crisis in Kosovo.”

The head of state didn’t announce a total cancelation, but only that the LGBT event can’t be held next month. At the same time, Vučić said he’s “not happy about” the decision to cancel EuroPride, “but we can’t do it all at once,” reports Politico.

“Of course this jeopardizes minority rights and that is a problem for us, but at this moment the state is pressured by all kinds of problems,” Vučić said.

EuroPride is a pan-European LGBT event hosted by a different city ever year. The organizers have claimed that the President has no right to cancel the event, and that it will go ahead as scheduled.

Nevertheless, the President’s decision was met with praise by the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church and Orthodox society.

“The Holy Synod of Bishops is confident that holding this ‘parade’ in order to popularize the LGBT ideology imposed on Europe and the so-called Western world in general and, unfortunately, on our people, wouldn’t benefit anyone, but, on the contrary, would cause additional tension and new divisions among the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Churches and other traditional Churches and religious associations and outrage and protest in Serbia,” the Synod stated.

The bishops also stressed that the entire Serbian people, its political leadership, and the Church need to be united, without the presence of a “fifth” or “sixth” column.

The Serbian people are “called to be Orthodox Christians and Serbian patriots, the cherished people of St. Sava and the Holy Prince Lazar.”

The faithful also showed their stance, taking to the capital streets in another prayerful protest on Sunday, the first having taken place on August 14.

Addressing the crowd, His Grace Bishop Nikanor of Banat praised the authorities’ decision to reverse “the desecration of our country, our Church and our family,” saying Serbia should ban such LGBT propaganda as was done in Russia.

According to a statement on the EuroPride site, “Neither the hosts of EuroPride 2022, Belgrade Pride, nor us as the licensor will cancel EuroPride in Belgrade.”

“The right to hold Pride has been ruled by the European Court of Human Rights to be a fundamental human right. Any attempt to ‘ban’ a Pride is a breach of Articles 11, 13 and 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights, ratified by Serbia as a member of the Council of Europe.”

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Panagiotis8/30/2022 3:47 am
Just what exactly are the sodomites proud of? Is there honor in homosexual activity? Is there any other group of people who are defined by a sex act? Is there any other group of people who march because they are so-called "proud" of sex acts? This is absurd. Homosexuality is not normal. If everyone were homosexual then the human race would end. Does that sound normal to you? Who is behind this nonsense? For thousands of years no one ever heard of this nonsense. Why now? As I have said before, it is the wealthy cohesive liberal internationalists that are behind this nonsense, and this is paving the way for the false Messiah or Antichrist, who will be a sexual deviant, born of a sexually defile mother. God bless my Serbian People and the Serbian Orthodox Church for standing up for the truth. The no good liberal internationalists used communism as a tool to try to destroy our people, now they will use the liberal garbage movements of the West to try to weaken our people, so they will be stupid enough and weak enough to accept the false Messiah or Antichrist. Make no mistake about it my friends, they hate the Orthodox People. Our Holy Orthodox Church is standing in the way of the Antichrist, as Patriarch Kirill correctly stated. And Patriarch Kirill has also stated the truth about the sodomites. And this my friends is the real reason why they are going after Patriarch Kirill and the Russian Orthodox People. Don't believe everything that you hear from the West propaganda machine. "Thou shall know them by their lies, and by their lies thou shall know them" - that is from the Book of Panagiotis, Chapter 3, Verse 33 (forgive me God for being light-hearted).......I hope my Orthodox Brothers in every Orthodox Land wake up. Our future is not in the liberal West. Our future is returning to strong Orthodox conservative beliefs. Our future is in the restoration of our Holy Orthodox Monarchies. Our future is an alliance among Orthodox Nations. Orthodox Christians should vote and elect Strong Orthodox Christian government leaders in their countries. Orthodox Nations should have Orthodox Christian leaders. That is one of the reasons why there are problems in the Ukraine now, because many of Ukraine's top leaders are not Orthodox Christians...... Glory be to our God! Thoxa Si O Theos, Thoxa Si! Just my humble opinion.
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