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S+L BLOG: Sarajevo

Pope Francis spontaneously addresses Religious in Sarajevo: “A man and a woman who consecrate their lives to the Lord, but don’t know how to forgive, are worth nothing.” On Saturday June 6, Pope Francis was set to deliver a speech during a meeting in Sarajevo with men and women religious. But after listening to first ...read more
I am particularly curious about Pope Francis’ next trip to Sarajevo, which he will embark on in a few hours. I’m interested in the arrival of the pontiff to a place that is so different and seeped in history and drama, a city stained with pain. It caused the Balkan war in the 90’s. Just ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi is celebrated in Rome and the Diocese of Hamilton celebrates its religious. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its final report which includes a call for Pope Francis to come to Canada and apologize to those impacted by Residential Schools, the Holy Father sends a video message to Sarajevo and the Vatican clarifies comments made about Cardinal Pell. ...read more
Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia – Herzegovina, June 6. The one day trip is packed full significant meetings. Vatican spokesperson, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi told journalists this week it would be “notevolissimo” or “highly noteworthy” if the Holy Father arrives at the Sarajevo airport on time at the end ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ announces a visit to Bosnia, meets with Lithuanian Bishops and appoints a new Canadian Bishop. ...read more