The phrase quotes a pastoral letter by Pope Francis that calls for “islands of mercy in the midst of a sea of indifference.
The coup attempt launched by generals calling themselves "Peace in the Country Council" was planned at the Gendarmerie General Command Headquarters in Ankara.
Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Poland in July may afford him an opportunity to pay tribute to his Polish-born predecessor, Pope John Paul II, while challenging the country's political and church leaders to consider more closely Francis' own views on ...
“Anne and I both decided early on that reconciliation would be the mission of our lives,” Kaine told The Washington Post in 2012, the year he ran for the Senate.
Gulen has been described as a religious moderate who has fostered interfaith relations with Turkish Christians and who once met with Pope John Paul II. He is also an educator ... Under asylum law, an individual who can prove that he has a credible fear ...