U.N. Declares Special Day to Remember Victims of Violence Against Religion

On May 28, the U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing Aug. 22 as the Day to Commemorate Victims of Violence Based on Religion. The resolution invites all member states, relevant organizations, civil society, individuals and the private sector to observe the international day and show appropriate support for victims of religiously motivated violence.

In Romania, Pope Urges Youth Not To Forget Their Roots

In Iasi, the historical and cultural capital of Romania, the pope emphasized the importance of an intergenerational encounter between the elderly and the young in order to engage the future while being solidly rooted in the past.