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Easter in Bosnia, 1996

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 21, 2019

Carlos Bongioanni ©Stars and Stripes
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April, 1996: Bishop Pero Sudar celebrates Easter Mass in the shell a Catholic church that was destroyed during the years of fighting in the Balkans. Sudar told the congregation that people must learn to forgive. "It's hard to tell somebody who has lost everything to forgive those who have taken from you," he said. "But it is our only hope."

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