Daily Archives: May 31, 2016

Pope Francis Meets With Sheik Ahmed al-Tayeb

  After a five-year hiatus in dialogue, Pope Francis has met with Sheik Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Cairo’s al-Azhar Mosque. The al-Azhar Mosque and university complex may be considered to be the highest authority in the Sunni Muslim world. The half-hour meeting took place last Monday at the […]

Greece: Idomeni Refugee Camp Evacuated

Last week, Greek authorities began an operation to dismantle the country’s largest makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, which is located off of the Macedonian border. The area served as a crucial point for migrants, but the Greece-Macedonia border had been closed off since March. At its peak, the border had housed […]