- 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.
On Sunday, France and Croatia will square off on the soccer pitch for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final. What team will U.S. Catholics root for as two historically Catholic countries face off?
Croatia is a deeply Catholic country, and the coach of its national team, Zlatko Dalic, is a man of sincere faith.
Archbishop Zelimir Puljic said he believed the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia had not “taken account of historical facts” in accusing the officers of a “joint criminal enterprise,” and would not “contribute to reconciliation” with its “unjust verdicts.”
A working group between the Catholic Church and the Serbian Orthodox Church has concluded its work looking into the life of Blessed Aloysius Stepinac, a Croatian cardinal. After a year’s work, they have agreed to disagree. Now it’s up to Pope Francis to decide if the canonization can proceed.