Office for the pastoral care of migrants and tourists established

Taking into account routes and significance of the new migrations, the Archdiocese of Zagreb puts emphasis on the pastoral care of migrants and tourists as part of its pastoral activity.

The Cathedral

Soon after the Diocese of Zagreb was established (around 1094 A.D.) the construction of the cathedral in transitional Romanesque -Gothic style began. the construction of the cathedral lasted for a very long time and it was not completed and dedicated until 1217A.D. Shortly after, in 1242 A.D., the cathedral was severely damaged in the Tatar invasion.

Blessed Alojzije Stepinac

Pope John Paul II beatified him on October 3, 1998 in Marija Bistrica. Stepinac was buried in the tomb of Zagreb’s archbishops behind the main altar of the Zagreb Cathedral.

Shrine of Saint Mary of Marija Bistrica

Marija Bistrica, the most known Croatian shrine of St. Mary, situated on the northern slopes of Medvednica some 40 km northeast of Croatia's capital Zagreb, has been the central place of worship of the Croatian people for centuries.


Cardinal Bozanić: We are heirs to Stepinac's gift and the fruits of it

The Holy Mass on the Feast of Alojzije Stepinac.

The Second Synod of the Archdiocese of Zagreb has begun

“The Church of Zagreb in the act of evangelisation” was the first session topic.

Cardinal Müller: Stepinac’s conscience was timeless

The Mass in honour of blessed Alojzije Stepinac.

Cardinal Bozanić: Those who go against Stepinac go against God

The Mass for the Homeland on Statehood Day.
360 Virtual Tour - Shrine of Saint Mary of Marija Bistrica