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11/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope at FAO: food is not a commodity subject to speculation, the hungry "ask for dignity, not for charity"
The "challenge" of solidarity and the "paradox of plenty": "there is food for everyone, but not everyone can eat". "The the struggle against hunger and malnutrition is hindered by “market priorities”, and the “primacy of profit”. The "moral obligation to share the economic wealth of the world." "A source of inspiration is natural law, inscribed in the human heart, that speaks a language that everyone can understand: love, justice, peace, elements that are inseparable from each other"
Rome (AsiaNews) -    The logic of the market place and the "primacy of profit" must be overcome in the battle against hunger and malnutrition.  This logic has...

11/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Jesus weeps before the closure of our hearts, as he wept over Jerusalem
"I ask myself: today we Christians who know the faith, the catechism, who go to Mass every Sunday, we Christians, we pastors are we content with ourselves? Because we have organized everything and do not need new visits from the Lord ... And the Lord continues to knock on the door of each one of us and of His Church, the pastors of the Church”.
11/19/2014 VATICAN
Pope appeals for the Holy Land, "building peace is difficult, but living without peace is a torment"
"Unacceptable episodes of violence that have not even spared places of worship." The "universal call to holiness" which concerns not only consecrated persons, but is a "gift" offered to all Christians, towards which we must take "small steps", in everyday life. "Money is not to be considered idol to be served, but a means to pursue the common good."
11/18/2014 VATICAN - SYMPOSIUM
Pope, hopeful that the AsiaNews Symposium will encourage evangelical zeal in Asia
A telegram from the pope blesses the 2014 international meeting by the PIME agency, its speakers, organisers and all those in attendance. The pontiff is "hopeful that this blessed occasion can be an intense experience of reflection and communion, promoting a renewed apostolic zeal in favour of proclaiming the Gospel in Asia."
11/18/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Jesus' call to conversion for Christians who are "lukewarm", "comfortable" or "only concerned with appearances"
"Feeling spiritually comfortable is a state of sin." "When conversion reaches our pockets, its certain. Christians in heart? Yes, everyone is. Christians by blood? All of us. However, Christians with pockets, very few ". The Church calls us to remember the Word of God, appeals to our memory, to be custody it, to be vigilant, and also to obey the Word of God, so that we can begin a new life, converted ".

11/17/2014 VATICAN
Pope warns against a Church that is a "group of ecclesiastical disciples" that wants to keep the Lord away "from the peripheries"
"Not just the priests and bishops, but faithful too: 'We are the ones on the Lord's side! And yet from spending so much time looking at the Lord, we no longer see what the Lord needs: we do not see that the Lord is hungry, thirsty, in prison, in hospital. The Lord, present in the marginalized. This atmosphere does so much bad".
11/17/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Today’s culture of the temporary is anti-family, but children have a right to a father and a mother
The complementarity between man and woman "is the foundation of marriage and the family”. Which "is the foundation of co-existence and a guarantee against social fragmentation". It is "an anthropological fact - a socially and culturally related fact. We cannot qualify it with concepts of an ideological nature".
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
At the Angelus, Francis invites the faithful to "go home, pick up the Gospel and read the passage from Matthew on talents. Meditate on what you do with them: do we share them, nurture them or keep them locked up?. After the Marian prayer, an appeal to Rome: "Tensions are too high, both sides should meet - even in the parish - to discuss and help dialogue win out".
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
Addressing the Catholic Doctors Association, Francis describes healthcare as "a real lay apostolate." "The Gospel - the Pope said - goes beyond the Hippocratic Oath: love life at all times, especially when it requires special care and attention. Fidelity to the Gospel of life and respect for it as a gift from God sometimes requires brave choices".
11/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: man and not money at the heart of the economy
In the "tragic reality of many people who have precarious employment, or who have lost their work" the many forced to work "illegally", "there is the strong temptation to defend one’s own interests without concern for the common good, without being overly concerned with justice and legality". The "globalization of solidarity."
11/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Examples not words needed to transmit faith to youth today
The Casa Santa Marta Mass was attended by a group of children from a local Roman parish. " it is our responsibility to look out for these children! A Christian has to take care of children, little ones". "In this world of images, they all have phones and words are pointless ...".
11/13/2014 VATICAN - ISLAM
Catholic-Muslim dialogue: "It is never acceptable to use religion to justify" violence
The Catholic-Muslim Forum releases a final statement following its meeting in Rome on 'Working together to serve others'. Young people should be educated to build "respect for others". Inter-religious dialogue is important "to overcome prejudice, distortions, suspicions, and inappropriate generalisations." Pope Francis encouraged participants in their efforts.
11/13/2014 VATICAN
Pope: the Kingdom of God is not "a spectacle" and grows in the perseverance of many who raise family
"The Kingdom of God is silent, it grows inside us. The Holy Spirit nourishes it through our willingness, in our land, which we have to prepare". "Even suffering, the Cross, the cross of everyday life - the cross of work, family, to carry on doing good things - this small daily cross is part of the Kingdom of God".
11/12/2014 VATICAN
Pope calls for global "mobilization of consciences in favor of persecuted Christians"
"They have the right to find peace and security in their own countries, to freely profess their faith". "God forbid that a bishop, priest or deacon think they know everything, always have the right answer for everything and do not need anyone" or behave as if "the community was their property, their personal kingdom", instead of "listening to the people," even those who "may still be distant” from the faith.
11/11/2014 VATICAN - G20
Pope asks G-20 to reach an agreement to stop terrorism in the Middle East
Pope Francis writes for the Brisbane summit. The answer to "unjust aggression" cannot only be military, but must extend to those who fund it, as well as its "root causes" like poverty or exclusion. People must be defended even from "other forms of aggression" like the "abuses in the financial system."

Altri articoli
11/11/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Christians must not transform "service" into "power structures"
11/10/2014 VATICAN
Pope: We cannot live without faith, always forgiving, and without causing scandal that "destroys"
11/09/2014 VATICAN
Pope John Paul II, a lead role in bringing down the Berlin Wall
11/08/2014 VATICAN
Pope to adult scouts: lead the way in the family, in creation, in the cities
11/07/2014 VATICAN
For pope, men religious must face today's culture, and in brotherhood be an alternative to the culture of individualism
11/07/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Christian unity in response to persecution, fundamentalism and exaggerated secularism
11/07/2014 VATICAN
Pope warns against sliding down the path that leads to being Christians in name but pagan in nature
11/06/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "New perspectives open up" in relations between Catholics and Evangelicals
11/06/2014 VATICAN
Pope: true Christians are not afraid to "get their hands dirty" to "go find their brothers and sisters who are distant from the Lord"
11/05/2014 VATICAN
Pope calls for quicker marriage nullity, says Church "is so generous that it can provide justice free of charge"
11/05/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "the episcopate is not an honour, it is a service" to ensure the faith of communities
11/04/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Do not be afraid of the "gratuity" of Salvation offered by God, but of being "Catholic, but not too Catholic"
11/03/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "We are all invited to enter" the death and resurrection of Jesus, "the foundation, the rock" of our faith
11/03/2014 VATICAN
Pope warns against rivalry, vainglory and seeking self-interest in Church
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IRAQ - ITALY
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo CervelleraA second instalment is sent with funds raised in September. The fate of East-West relations is being played out in the Middle East and Iraq. Pope Francis and the Synod issue an appeal. Governments are lukewarm. Aid is coming from around the world. A new international community is defeating the "globalisation of indifference."
IRAQ-ITALY
"Adopt a Christian from Mosul," the thanks of the Patriarch Louis Sako; the concerns of the Bishop of Kurdistan
by Bernardo CervelleraThe head of the Chaldean Church is grateful for the AsiaNews campaign and hopes that "this chain of solidarity will reach far and wide”. Helping refugees to remain in Iraq. But many want to flee abroad. The bishop of Amadiyah where thousands of displaced people have found haven in churches and homes: We also help the Arabs (Muslims), and Yazidis, for free and without looking at our confessional differences.
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11/14/2014 INDIA
India's Hindu Radical go on the offensive, calling for a stop to conversions to Christianity and Islam
by Nirmala Carvalho
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
11/14/2014 IRAQ-SYRIA-ISLAM
Al-Baghdadi message: "Volcanoes of jihad" against Jews, crusaders, apostates even in Saudi Arabia
11/19/2014 INDONESIA
As Ahok, a Christian and ethnic Chinese, becomes the first non-Muslim to lead Jakarta, Islamists rage
by Mathias Hariyadi
11/14/2014 LAOS
Scores of Hmong Christians arrested and evicted for refusing to give up their religion
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
11/18/2014 IRAQ - SYMPOSIUM
Baghdad Patriarch hopes to see Francis in Iraq to restore Christians' hope
11/14/2014 VATICAN - SRI LANKA - PHILIPPI
In Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the pope to visit Our Lady of Madhu and meet typhoon survivors
11/15/2014 CHINA
China, the Party warns: Chinese Communists cannot follow a religion
11/18/2014 INDIA
Tamil Nadu, 100 Hindu radicals attack a Christian community
by Nirmala Carvalho

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