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Pope Francis announces June visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina

Feb 1, 2015 - 04:11 am .- During his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis announced he will visit the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in June, where WWI broke out in 1914 with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Bosnian Catholics in a 'grave position,' cardinal warns

Jun 23, 2014 - 05:44 am .- During a recent conference in Bosnia discussing interreligious violence Cardinal Vinko Puljic spoke of the country’s historic divisions, stating that Catholics face great persecution due to a lack of ethnic equality.

Bosnian school seeks to strengthen interethnic relations

Jun 20, 2014 - 06:34 am .- A Catholic school founded in Sarajevo, Bosnia during the country’s recent war has made it their goal to teach children to embrace ethnic differences, without letting them hinder interpersonal relations.

Bosnia event touches on religious violence in light of WWI

Jun 17, 2014 - 01:02 am .- International leaders within the Catholic Church have gathered in Sarajevo, Bosnia to discuss the consequences of the First World War, particularly its effect on terrorism and religious violence.

Catholic refugees in Balkans deserve justice, bishop says

Dec 4, 2013 - 12:07 am .- A bishop in Bosnia-Herzegovina says that Catholic refugees from the Yugoslav wars conducted in the 1990s continue to suffer and face barriers to their return home.

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