- Aug 12, 2020
A Bosnian church spokesman said commemorations of the Srebrenica massacre, Europe’s worst since World War II, are still marred by denials, impeding reconciliation 25 years after the Balkan war.
Bosnian church leaders defended their decision to hold a Mass for civilians and former soldiers slaughtered by victorious communist forces in Yugoslavia, despite international condemnations and domestic protests.
If any place on earth, and certainly any place in Europe, can be said to need a “Pope Francis effect” in terms of promoting peace and healing, it’s undoubtedly Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosnia today is a country of 3.8 million people with the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, as well