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Kosovo Pt 1: Unearthing Kosovo's 'hidden' Catholics

Kosovo Pt 1: Unearthing Kosovo's 'hidden' Catholics
 
The Pristina Mother Theresa cathedral was inaugurated in July 2017. Kosovo has around around 40,000 Cahtolics © Jan Schmidt-Whitley

When Kosovo declared independence from Serbia ten years ago, it was as a secular state with no official state religion. Most of the two million people in Kosovo are Muslim, a legacy of Kosovo's time as part of the Ottoman empire.

But the country also has a long tradition of Catholicism albeit 'hidden', forced underground under the Ottomans. Today, though, a tiny number of those so-called "hidden Catholics" are beginning to surface. In the first of a five part series, Clea Broadhurst goes looking for those Catholics.


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