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Francis sends a message to the meeting of the presidents of the Doctrinal Commissions of the Bishops’ Conferences of Asia with a delegation from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

| 15/01/2019
| VATICAN - ASIA

Francis writes a Letter for the 25th anniversary of the Pontifical Academy for Life. "On the one hand, appeals are made to alleged rights, arbitrary and non-essential in nature, accompanied by the demand that they be recognized and promoted by public structures, while, on the other hand, elementary and basic rights remain unacknowledged and are violated in much of the world”.

| 15/01/2019
| VATICAN

During the Angelus, for the feast of the baptism of Jesus, Pope Francis noted that it is in baptism that we find "the roots of our life in God”. For the pontiff, it is important to know “the date of our baptism". During his baptism, Jesus "Jesus immersed himself in the crowd, joined it and fully assumed his human condition." He also “immersed himself in prayer, that is, in communion with the Father.”

| 13/01/2019
| VATICAN

During Mass in the Sistine Chapel, the pontiff said that faith "must always be transmitted in the family’s, the home’s dialect." He urged parents to “never quarrel in front of the children. [. . .] You do not know the anguish that comes to a child when he or she sees parents fighting." He warns against the “polyphony" of crying.

| 13/01/2019
| VATICAN

The meeting in Thailand "manifests the desire of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to support local Episcopates in their responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the doctrine of the faith, considering the specific challenges that face the continent of Asia today.”

| 12/01/2019
| VATICAN – ASIA

In the preface to the book "Evangelii gaudium con don Bosco", Francis writes that the Salesian is "an optimist by nature, he knows how to look at children with positive realism". "The Salesians - he writes - have trained me in beauty, at work and in being very happy". "They helped me grow without fear, without obsessions". "They helped me to move forward in joy and prayer".

| 11/01/2019
| VATICAN
by Paul Wang

Cardinals John Tong, Joseph Zen, auxiliary bishop Joseph Ha, priests from China, Muslim representatives, Buddhists, Taoists present at the Funeral Mass in the Cathedral. The head of the executive, Carrie Lam, also took part. The representative of the Holy See read the telegram from Pope Francis. Msgr. Ma Daqin, bishop of Shangahi under house arrest, recalled Msgr. Yeung in his blog.

| 11/01/2019
| HONG KONG-VATICAN-CHINA

"If we do not love our brothers and sisters whom we see, how can we love God whom we cannot see?". "Only faith will give us the strength not to gossip, to pray for everyone, even for our enemies and not to let feelings of jealousy and envy grow".

| 10/01/2019
| VATICAN

"Too many things" are politicized in Hong Kong, the prelate explains. The exclusion of auxiliary Msgr. He "suggests" that he is among the candidates for office. Thanks to the choice of Msgr. Tong the diocese will continue its work.

| 09/01/2019
| HONG KONG - VATICAN
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