Awaiting Pope Francis’ visit to Bosnia, joy and excitement overshadow ethnic tensions

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Members of children's choir "Superar" practise the songs that will be performed during the Pope's visit to Sarajevo at their music school in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 23, 2015. Photo by Dado Ruvic courtesy of Reuters.

Members of children's choir "Superar" practise the songs that will be performed during the Pope's visit to Sarajevo at their music school in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 23, 2015. Photo by Dado Ruvic courtesy of Reuters.

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Orthodox and Muslims, Serbs and Croats are showing a rare unity in a country plagued by political and ethnic tensions nearly 20 years after a devastating war.

  • Greg1

    While you are at it Holy Father, swing over to Medjugorge and visit the largest confessional on the continent. Maybe hear a few confessions there. The fruits there are overwhelming. It is the new Land of Grace.