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IS Victims’ Advocate, Pontiff among Nobel Peace Prize Names

posted on February 3, 2016

Mark Lewis of the Associated Press reports, “A woman who champions the rights of Islamic State rape victims, Pope Francis and the Afghan women’s cycling team are among the known candidates for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize as the nomination window was set to close Monday.” The pontiff earned his nomination for his contribution to sustainable development and religious toleration. Desmond Tutu, a nobel laureate, also backed Pope Francis for the award.

Read at Associated Press