Pope Francis: reaching out to Muslims

Pope Francis met mufti Rahmi Yaran at Istanbul’s Blue Mosque in November 2014 Pope Francis has made dialogue with Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, which began in 2013, and visited several countries with large Muslim populations. In February he … Read More

United Nations calls Myanmar crisis ‘the most urgent refugee emergency in the world’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world” right now. Filippo Grandi told reporters in the Bangladeshi town of Cox’s … Read More