Archive of February 11, 2017

Christian groups divided over 'safe zones' for Syrian refugees

Feb 11, 2017 - 04:33 pm .- After President Donald Trump pushed for the creation of safe zones for refugees in the Middle East, advocates and humanitarian aid groups are divided over whether the policy will work.

Vatican appoints pastoral envoy to Medjugorje

Feb 11, 2017 - 09:21 am .- Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser of Warszawa-Praga as a delegate of the Holy See to look into the pastoral situation at Medjugore, the site of alleged Marian apparitions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Outgoing ambassador sees major strides in religious freedom

Feb 11, 2017 - 06:32 am .- The U.S. has made significant strides in promoting religious freedom abroad in the last two years, says the outgoing U.S. religious freedom ambassador.  

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