Timothy Dolan, quien en febrero de 2009 fue nombrado por el papa Benedicto XVI como arzobispo de Nueva York. MARIO TAMA | GETTY

Renuncia del Papa, prueba de su entrega a la Iglesia: Obispos de EEUU

La conferencia episcopal de Estados Unidos saludó este lunes la decisión del papa Benedicto XVI de renunciar como una “nueva prueba de su gran entrega hacia la Iglesia”.

El papa Benedicto XVI aparece junto a las rliquias del papa Celestino V, el único. OSSERVATORE ROMANO

Celestino V, único precedente de Papa que dimitió

El único precedente conocido se remonta a hace más de siete siglos, cuando el papa Celestino V abandonó voluntariamente el trono de San Pedro.


Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor shares life philosophy in art, writing

Earlier, we wrote about our meeting with Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor Ava Kadishson Schieber. We have also compiled a video playlist of our January 11, 2013 interview with the artist sharing her philosophies on life and survival.

Ava Kadishson Schieber poses with Hoy reporter Azra Halilovic following an interview on Friday, January 11, 2012. Both fled former Yugoslavia due to religious persecution — Kadishson Schieber from the communists in 1949, and Halilovic from the Chetniks in 1992.

Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor revisits past in art, inspires hope

Ava Kadishson Schieber fled her hometown of Novi Sad, Serbia in 1949 when it was overrun by Nazis and later subjugated by the communist regime that the artist and writer could begin a new life and express her creativity.

Bosniak women catch up with friends after prayer and entertainment at the Islamic Cultural Center mosque in Northbrook, Illinois on November 17, 2012. They sit in front of a photo that represents the Kaaba, the holy point for prayer in the most sacred city in Islam — Mecca, Saudi Arabia (AZRA HALILOVIC/HOY).

Chicago Bosnians find strength in religion, celebrate Islamic new year

In Balkan history, religion has often been a source of conflict. But that night of Muharram, the start of a new year, it was peace — something Bosnians at home and abroad are still seeking to attain.

The official US Census form, pictured on March 18, 2010 in Washington, DC, is required to be filled out and returned to the US Government by April 1, 2010. The all-important US tally determines everything from the number of seats a district is entitled in the US Congress, to the amount of dollars jurisdictions are given for federal projects. The first census was taken in 1790, when the population of the country was less than the current population of Los Angeles -- around four million. AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

How the Census blurs cultural identity, language

The U.S. Census Bureau is not distinguishing among several languages and nations of former Yugoslavia, hitting a sensitive nerve for many people.