Medjugorje Statement Coming

Pope Francis said the Vatican was ready to make an announcement concerning the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Pope Brings Peace Mission To Bosnia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (CNS) – To overcome fear, discrimination and conflict, people must have a deep desire to open themselves up to God and His mercy, and work actively for peace every day, Pope Francis said.

Carol Glatz

Pope Will Find Fragile Peace in Bosnia

Pope Francis’ concern for those suffering on the margins and for small Catholic communities that have kept the faith alive through war or repression will take him to Bosnia-Herzegovina in early June.

NET Coverage of Papal Visit

Pope Francis said he will dedicate his one-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina to encouraging a minority Catholic community. NET-TV will broadcast highlights of his trip on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m.

Pope Announces He’ll Go to Bosnia

The one-day trip, scheduled for June 6, is an effort to bolster a minority Catholic population and encourage dialogue and friendship among once-warring ethnic and religious communities.

Sarajevo’s Catholic Leaders, Mayor Spar Over Civil Rights

OXFORD, England (CNS) – Sarajevo Catholic officials say the city’s Muslim-dominated government is not protecting minority rights, but the mayor said his city is committed to providing a home for all religious faiths. Sarajevo Mayor Alija Behmen said authorities of the Bosnia-Herzegovina city “treat all citizens equally and pay equal attention to all – the […]