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 1594. He was later captured annd killed teribile death. His feast day is May 16/29.

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