Theodore (Nestorović) of Vršac

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Saint Teodor(Свети свечтеномученик Теодор Вршачки) was Serbian Orthodox bishop of Vršac. During the Austro-turkish war 1593-1606, Serbian pople suffered a lot from wild islamic wariors. Serbs in Banat decided to protect their families from Turkish troops. They asked their bishop Teodor to lead them. He joined rebellion against Turks 1593. Serbs liberate some towns but were defeated. Bishop Teodor with group of People left for Transylvania. Turks promissed that will stop killing of inocent people if Toedor came backe. When he came he was killed teribile death. His skin was ripped off. His feast day is May 16/29.
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Our father among the [[saint]]s, the [[matryr]] '''Teodor of Vršac''' (Свети свечтеномученик Теодор Вршачки) was the Serbian Orthodox [[bishop]] of Vršac in the sixteenth century.  
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During the Austro-Turkish war from 1593 to 1606, many Serbian people suffered from the action of the wild islamic warriors. The Serbs in Banat decided to protect their families from Turkish troops. They asked their bishop Teodor to lead them. He joined the rebellion against Turks in 1593. The Serbs liberate some towns but in the end were defeated. Bishop Teodor with group of people left for Transylvania. The Turks promised that they would stop killing innocent people if Toedor were to return. When he did he was siezed and then killed in a terribile fashion: his skin was ripped off. His feast day is [[May 16]]/29.
  
 
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Our father among the saints, the matryr Teodor of Vršac (Свети свечтеномученик Теодор Вршачки) was the Serbian Orthodox bishop of Vršac in the sixteenth century.

During the Austro-Turkish war from 1593 to 1606, many Serbian people suffered from the action of the wild islamic warriors. The Serbs in Banat decided to protect their families from Turkish troops. They asked their bishop Teodor to lead them. He joined the rebellion against Turks in 1593. The Serbs liberate some towns but in the end were defeated. Bishop Teodor with group of people left for Transylvania. The Turks promised that they would stop killing innocent people if Toedor were to return. When he did he was siezed and then killed in a terribile fashion: his skin was ripped off. His feast day is May 16/29.

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