Daily Archives: July 2, 2013

Pope Francis to Visit Lampedusa’s Migrants

“Pope Francis to visit migrant island of Lampedusa,” from the BBC: Pope Francis is to make a visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa on Monday, to pray for illegal migrants lost at sea trying to reach Europe. A Vatican … Continue reading

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Croatia’s EU Membership

Today, Croatia joined the European Union (EU) and became the bloc’s 28th member. This news should not surprise anyone, as Croatia is strategically located near the Balkans, which provides the EU an extension of its external border alongside Slovenia, another … Continue reading

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