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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 CHINA
Occupy Central supporters arrested in mainland China
The Chinese government detained almost a hundred activists and citizens last month for expressing support for Hong Kong's democratic struggle. Now it is putting them on trial for "creating a disturbance" or "inciting subversion of state power". The "guilty" face up to five years in prison.
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”.
11/20/2014 KOREA - UN
Pyongyang threatens nuclear test in response to UN inquiry
Pyongyang responds to the UN’s request to refer the country to the ICC charging the United States, of “orchestrating everything". Satellites show great activity in areas of the reactors. North Korea’s number two flies to Moscow to meet Putin.
11/19/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Yujiang's underground bishop released but under police surveillance
The prelate cannot leave Jiangxi province or exercise his episcopal ministry. The government might be trying to favour the official bishop, who toes the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association line. For now, the bishops of Shanghai, Baoding, and Yixian are still imprisoned.

11/19/2014 NORTH KOREA - UNITED NATIONS
UN committee slams North Korea for crimes against humanity
The General Assembly Human Rights Committee passes resolution to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court. This is not likely to pass the Security Council because of the veto power of North Korea's ally, China, and Russia. In February, a UN report shed light on the atrocities committed by the regime on its people.
11/19/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central condemns attack on Hong Kong's parliament
by Paul Wang
Four of the protesters, some of whom used metal barriers and bricks to break LegCo windows, have been arrested. This is the first violent incident in almost 50 days of peaceful and calm protest. The action was apparently prompted by rumours concerning a new law cracking down on the Internet. Occupy Central reiterates the non-violent nature of the pro-democracy movement.
11/19/2014 CHINA
Set to go on trial in Beijing, Gao Yu claims innocence, blames her "confession" on threats
Her trial for "leaking state secrets" is set to start on Friday. Police is accused of getting the 70-year-old journalist to confess by threatening her son. Ongoing arrests and trials indicate that Xi Jinping's crackdown continues.
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."
11/19/2014 SINGAPORE - MYANMAR - CHINA
Singapore overtakes Beijing as biggest investor in Myanmar. With the "help" of US companies
Behind the boom of the city-state are US companies which, in order to circumvent the embargo, are registered in Singapore. Revelation of Washington tries to down play the revelation made by Burmese Vice-Minister of Finance. In 2014 registers more than 5 billion in foreign investment in the former Burma, with further growth prospects for next year.
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 HONG KONG-CHINA-SYMPOSIUM
Card. Zen: Ready to go to jail for Democracy in Hong Kong
Speaking at the AsiaNews International Symposium 2014, the bishop emeritus of the Territory tells of how Beijing banned any Papal visit: " John Paul II was not even allowed to enter the Territory for the conclusion of the Synod on Asia”. In conclusion, the bishop announces: "I hope to have time to hand myself over to police along with other Democrats for occupying public space. I will pray for you all".
11/18/2014 KOREA - SYMPOSIUM
Mgr You: popes have shown how to overcome the crisis of Korean society
At the 2014 AsiaNews International Symposium, the bishop of Daejeon looks at the trips by John Paul II and Francis to the peninsula, the last country still divided by war. "The seeds that were planted have borne fruit. Let us hope they become a way of salvation for us and throughout 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 ".
11/18/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong, police removed the barricades from Occupy Admiralty
High Court injunction requiring the release of some areas occupied by students and members of the Occupy Central. The protesters "do not want to protest" against this move, but protest leaders ask the government for a political solution "without hiding behind the courts."

Altri articoli
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"
11/17/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Is Pope Francis optimistic about the Church in China? by card. Joseph Zen Ze-kiun
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
11/17/2014 TAIWAN
Criticism of old guard politics and espionage shadow post-Sunflower vote in Taiwan by Xin Yage
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
11/15/2014 CHINA
China, the Party warns: Chinese Communists cannot follow a religion
11/15/2014 SINGAPORE - ASIA
Singapore, for Catholic doctors medicine "is not profession but a vocation"
11/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: man and not money at the heart of the economy
11/14/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy students to travel to Beijing in "political protest" by Paul Wang
11/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Examples not words needed to transmit faith to youth today
11/14/2014 KOREA
New president of the Korean bishops: Renewing the Church through mission and joy
11/13/2014 VATICAN - ISLAM
Catholic-Muslim dialogue: "It is never acceptable to use religion to justify" violence
11/13/2014 CHINA
Beijing arrests engineer who tried to bypass Internet censorship
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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
11/14/2014 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!
11/19/2014 INDONESIA
As Ahok, a Christian and ethnic Chinese, becomes the first non-Muslim to lead Jakarta, Islamists rage
by Mathias Hariyadi
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
11/14/2014 ISRAEL-PALESTINE-ISLAM
The Islamic State is coming to Israel
by Uri Avnery

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