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