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11/27/2014 VATICAN
Pope calls Church to mission, witness, charity and listening in cities
Francis’ "proposals" for a ministry in a world in which the Church is no longer the only representative of culture, dialogue with multiculturalism is necessary as is the need to discover in the religiosity of our peoples, "the authentic religious substrata, which in many cases is Christian and Catholic".
Vatican City (AsiaNews) - "Missionary in all things" going out to meet, to listen to, bless and walk with the people" and "being there" in "a concrete witness of mercy and tenderness that seeks to be present in the poor and existential peripheries, directly intervening in the collective imagination  to  generating direction and meaning to the life of the city". These are the "operational proposals"...

11/27/2014 VATICAN
Pope urges religious to continue their "spiritual, charismatic and institutional" renewal
Examine "everything in the light of the Word of God and listen to the needs of the Church and the contemporary world, using all means that the wisdom of the Church offers to advance on the path of your personal and community holiness". The "not insignificant" number of people who “abandon” religious life says something about selection and formation of candidates". "Prayer is not a waste of time, worship of God is not wasting time, praise of God not to waste time. "
11/27/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Amid corruption and "distraction" from the Lord, Christians must keep hope alive
"This word 'corruption' says a lot to us today: not only economic corruption, but corruption with many different sins; the corruption of that pagan spirit, that worldly spirit. The worst [form of ] corruption is the spirit of worldliness!" " When we think of the end of time, with all of our sins, with our history, let us think of the banquet which will be freely offered us and let us lift up our heads. Do not give way to depression: Hope!"
11/27/2014 NEPAL
Fight against terrorism and religious extremism "unites South Asia"
by Christopher Sharma
Heads of state and government meeting in Kathmandu for the annual South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit lay out a roadmap for mutual help against fanaticism and sectarian violence. Beijing's bid to join the group is turned down.
11/27/2014 INDIA
Federal agency says two girls in Dalit rape case not murdered
For the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the two teenagers found hanging in their village "committed suicide." The federal agency also said it found no conclusive evidence that the two teenagers were gang raped. All five defendants, including two policemen, have been released. For civil society groups, the case is a "cover up".

11/27/2014 SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka Catholics want the government to remove billboards showing president and pope together
by Melani Manel Perera
The Church calls on President Mahinda Rajapaksa not to use the papal visit in his campaign. On 8 January, polls will be held five days before the papal visit. Many fear fraud and violence.
11/26/2014 INDIA
Indian Supreme Court calls for special incentives for families who give birth to baby girls
The country's highest court calls for an end to the scourge of selective abortion and female foeticide, product of a patriarchal mind-set. Judges want stronger policies to stop the declining female birth rate. In some states, the sex ratio can be as low as 800-900 baby girls per 1,000 baby boys.
11/26/2014 BANGLADESH
Coming back to life after the Tazreen Fashions fire thanks to Caritas Bangladesh
by Sumon Corraya
Two years have passed since a fire demolished a large garment factory, killing more than a hundred and leaving at least 200 injured. From the start, the Bangladeshi chapter of the Catholic charity helped survivors through care and rehabilitation. Hence, 104 people were able to get back on their feet through, among other things, courses in sewing and animal husbandry.
11/26/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Heaven is, "more than a place" it is a "state" in which our deepest expectations will be fulfilled
"It is not an annihilation of the universe and all that surrounds us, rather it brings everything to its fullness of being, truth and beauty.." "From next Friday to Sunday I will travel to Turkey. I ask you all to join with me in prayer so that this visit of Peter to his brother Andrew bear fruits of peace, sincere dialogue between religions and concord for the Turkish nation."
11/26/2014 PAKISTAN
Pregnant Christian women forced to parade naked for “not working well”
The 28-year-old woman lost the baby after the trauma. Christian and Muslims activists demand laws and protection for women. In Pakistan, "there is a widespread tolerance” of gender violence.
11/25/2014 VATICAN
Pope: dialogue with ISIS is "difficult, if not almost impossible, but the door is always open"
Speaking to reporters on the plane that took him back to Rome, Francis said, "There is the threat of these terrorists . . . but there is also another threat, state terrorism [. . .] with terrorists many who are innocent also fall [. . .] slavery is a part of today's social fabric. Slave labour, human trafficking, child trafficking. [. . .] It is a tragedy. Let us not close our eyes on this! [. . .] Going out to find people and talk is what Europe needs today."
11/25/2014 VATICAN - EUROPE
Pope: overcoming the "culture of conflict" for the good of peace
Speaking to the Council of Europe Francis recalls that it has a mission to promote peace, freedom and human dignity. Peace is "wounded" in Europe, "where tensions do not cease." It is violated by terrorism " bankrolled by a frequently unchecked traffic in weapons " and also "the traffic of human beings, which is the new slavery of our time." History today demands the ability to break out of the structures which “contain” our identity and to encounter others, for the sake of making that identity more solid and fruitful in the fraternal exchange of transversality.
11/25/2014 INDIA
Christ the King among tribal Mundari, witness of faith and peaceful coexistence
by Nirmala Carvalho
The community of the Church of the Blessed Mother Teresa in Siadih, Jharkhand, celebrated the feast day with a procession. The group walked the main streets and hidden alleys of the parish, attracting non-Christians as well. The event showed that "people of different religions can live in respect, love, unity and harmony", the parish priest said.
11/25/2014 VATICAN - EUROPE
Pope: "building together" a Europe based on man, not the economy
Francis brings a "message of hope and encouragement" to the European Parliament. Overcoming an exaggerated individualism that forgets the duties of the common good. Be the bearer of human rights, democracy, welcome for migrants, respect for nature and a promoter of peace.
11/25/2014 BANGLADESH
Two Protestant clergymen on trial in Bangladesh for alleged "forced conversions"
About 200 people attacked the religious leaders as they were baptising Muslims. Some local imams filed charges against the clergymen who, together with scores of Protestants, were arrested by police. The pastors are now free on bail.

Altri articoli
11/25/2014 NEPAL - INDIA
Nepal prevents Indian Prime Minister Modi from speaking at a temple, says no Hindu propaganda by Christopher Sharma
11/24/2014 VATICAN - EGYPT
Pope receives Al-Sisi: Dialogue and negotiation "only options" to end the conflict in the Middle East
11/24/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope thanks Church of India - and Kerala - for its witness of faith
11/24/2014 INDIA
Hindu leaders against Christian missionaries: "They corrupt Indian culture"
11/24/2014 NEPAL
Kathmandu: bishop tells young people at the First Communion to enlighten the lives of those who seek God by Christopher Sharma
11/24/2014 VATICAN
Pope: A poor and humble Church is faithful, "shines" the light of Jesus, not its own
11/24/2014 INDIA
Karnataka, Hindu radicals attack a Pentecostal church: eight injured, two serious by Nirmala Carvalho
11/23/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope on six new saints, two from India: They served the kingdom of God, of which they became heirs
11/22/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "A missionary Church can only 'go out', without fear of meeting others, to discover new things"
11/22/2014 VATICAN
Pope: mission to evangelise is the real reason to renew one's life
11/22/2014 BANGLADESH
PIME missionary says his blood is that of the people of Bonpara by Sumon Corraya
11/21/2014 VATICAN
Pope: the migrant, "a reminder of the need to eradicate inequality, injustice and abuses"
11/21/2014 INDIA
India, an open pit latrine that continues to kill thousands of children each year
11/21/2014 VATICAN
Pope: churches must never become businesses
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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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11/21/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
For Global Times, Beijing open on Vatican choosing bishops, closed on Patriotic Association
by Bernardo Cervellera
11/25/2014 IRAQ
Mosul: video shows Islamic state blowing about Sacred Heart convent
11/26/2014 PAKISTAN
Pregnant Christian women forced to parade naked for “not working well”
11/22/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "A missionary Church can only 'go out', without fear of meeting others, to discover new things"
11/23/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope on six new saints, two from India: They served the kingdom of God, of which they became heirs
11/21/2014 MYANMAR - VATICAN
Church in Myanmar, five centuries of missionary history (a profile)
11/25/2014 INDONESIA
For Indonesian Bishops, the state should register mixed marriages as a matter of religious freedom
by Mathias Hariyadi
11/26/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Heaven is, "more than a place" it is a "state" in which our deepest expectations will be fulfilled
11/24/2014 VIETNAM - VATICAN
For Saigon archbishop, migration and materialism are the pastoral challenges in secularised big cities
by Trung Tin
11/21/2014 MYANMAR
Fr Robert, a PIME missionary who went from Myanmar to a Papua New Guinea mission "on water"

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