Archive for April 16th, 2016

April 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

There is no tension at Bulgaria’s borders but the country has to be ready for any eventuality, Interior Minister Roumyana Buchvarova said after an April 16 inspection of the checkpoint […]

Pope brings home refugee families from Greek island

April 16, 2016, by VOANews

Pope Francis is bringing 12 Syrian refugees back to Rome  after a quick visit to the Greek island of Lesbos. The Holy See confirmed Saturday that the ...

Pope visits migrants on Lesbos

April 16, 2016, by VOANews

Pope Francis visited the Moria detention camp on the island of Lesbos Saturday. Some men, women and children wept as they met the pope. One man said, ...

Orthodox Patriarch urges Europe to open doors to refugees

April 16, 2016, by VOANews

Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, is urging Europe to stop trying to divide what he calls economic migrants from asy ...