At a routine press conference, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman praises the agreement's past, but says nothing about its renewal. Clipped tones on Taiwan. China's main aim is to get the Vatican to cut off relations with Taiwan.
“Multinational companies are listened to more than social movements”. “Or let's also think about how to treat the virus: the big pharmaceutical companies are listened to more than the health workers, working on the front line in hospitals or refugee camps. This is not the right way ”. “Everyone must have the opportunity to assume their responsibility in the healing processes of the society to which they belong”.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith publishes a document affirming the Church is also opposed to persistent therapeutic treatment, welcoming palliative care, and recommending support for the families of those who are suffering.
"Saying 'thank you' to God is a beautiful prayer. God likes this way of praying. You can also add a small question”, like “Jesus, please help the Pope lead the Church well. If you ask with faith, the Lord will certainly listen to you.”
Her family includes Catholics, Protestants, Muslims and atheists. Other imams refused to pray for her because they "suspected" that she was not Muslim. For Imam Drouiche, this type of Islam “acts with the aim of separating communities, creating conflicts and ultimately increasing resentments between French citizens with different beliefs.”
During the Angelus, Pope Francis noted that "God calls everyone and calls always, at any time". “The Church must be like God, [and] always go out,” he added. God's action "goes beyond justice". He "gives us more than we deserve". The International Eucharistic Congress has been postponed to next year, in the same venue in Budapest.
Pope Francis met with the members of the organisation that is celebrating its 20 years. the foundation is present in several countries like Afghanistan, Lebanon, Niger, Libya, Kosovo, Djibouti, Somalia, Venezuela, South Sudan and Syria, supporting medical aid projects. Pope calls for action against “pharmaceutical marginality”.
The 93-minute film was shot during the lockdown in Wuhan, the epicentre of the pandemic. it premiered on Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. Using the cinema-vérité style, it shows, unvarnished, sickness, death and sometimes the healing of COVID-19 patients, as well as the dedication of the medical staff. It is unclear if the film will be shown in China.
Chinese Internet users slam the German multinational’s CEO for meddling in China's internal affairs. Shareholders and politicians are putting greater pressures on European firms to avoid human rights violations. For Prof Cui Hongjian, trust between the European Union and China is quickly fading.
In his meeting with journalists from a Belgian Christian weekly, Francis said that “the presence of Christian media specialised in quality information on the life of the Church in the world, capable of contributing to the formation of consciences, is very important.” Christian journalists can “nurture hope in the pandemic situation the world is [now] going through.”
The 46-year-old priest returned home yesterday at 6.30pm. Msgr.Julius Jia Zhiguo was taken from his residence last August 15.
The head of the pseudo-Christian sect Sarang Jeil promoted mass gatherings for thousands of people. After the rallies, Covid positive cases grew from less than 10 to 150 per day. The "Korea model" is very effective. To date, there have been 22783 cases and 377 deaths across the country.
In a white paper, the Beijing authorities argue that the facilities are professional institutions to combat poverty. For the UN and a large part of the international community they are concentration camps. The US is ready to pass a law that blocks imports from the region. Swedish clothing giant cuts ties with Xinjiang supplier.
The former president maintains that once completed, the China-funded facility will employ 83,000 people. The project, launched in 2014, was blocked by the previous government and then restarted. The protests of the dispossessed local population and environmentalists. Beijing's Belt and Road will not benefit the country.