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07/25/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta, former general Subianto begins "final battle" after election defeat
by Mathias Hariyadi
The retired army officer is appealing to the Constitutional Court over alleged fraud during the vote against Joko Widodo. Widodo responds by reaching out, "Stop fighting, let us unite to better Indonesia."
Jakarta (AsiaNews) - The former general Prabowo Subianto, defeated in the July 9 presidential elections, today began the process of appeal to the Constitutional Court against the outcome of the vote that crowned his opponent, Joko Widodo (also known as "Jokowi "), win with 53% of the...

07/24/2014 INDONESIA
Purwokerto: Muslims in parish hall to break Ramadan fast
by Mathias Hariyadi
A priest from Banjarnegara Regency, the "heartland" of Islamic Indonesia, calls on "all people of good will" to eat together after sunset. Gus Khayatul Maki, the local leader of the Islamic Defenders Front, attends the event, speaks in favour of pluralism and religious tolerance. In Java, a priest involves more than 90 young people in a two-day event dedicated to interreligious dialogue.
07/24/2014 PHILIPPINES
Mindanao's only Christian municipality does not want to be part of Islamic region
The peace agreement between the government and Muslim guerrillas provides for the creation of an autonomous region, to be governed under Islamic rules. Wao, the only municipality with Christian majority, wants out. "We respect their culture and desire for freedom lived, but want to stay out. The government should list to us."
07/23/2014 INDONESIA
Defeated candidate set to appeal to Indonesia's Constitutional Court
Former general Prabowo Subianto is getting ready to challenge the results within three days. According to members of his staff, the vote was rigged in at least 5,000 polling stations. For analysts and experts, the vote will not be overturned because the gap between the two is too wide.
07/22/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta: TV announces Widodo is new Indonesian president
Jakarta's popular governor of won 53.15 per cent of the votes. His challenger, retired general Subianto, withdraws from the competition, alleging "fraud", and vows to appeal to the Constitutional Court. Tensions remain high in the capital.

07/22/2014 INDONESIA
More than a thousand Indonesian supporters "ready to fight" for ISIS in Syria and Iraq
by Mathias Hariyadi
Supporters took part in an "initiation ceremony" to declare their support for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. For now, police cannot do anything but pledge "not to tolerate any religiously motivated violence."
07/22/2014 UKRAINE - RUSSIA
Downed plane: bodies moved in Ukraine, the black boxes delivered to Malaysians
Parties continue to trade accusations. Moscow now blames a Ukrainian fighter that flew on the same path as the civilian plane. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the remains of 282 victims will be processed, whilst another 16 are still officially missing.
07/22/2014 VIETNAM - KOREA - VATICAN
Young Vietnamese Catholics "in Korea to welcome the Pope, our father in faith"
by J. B. Vu
Msgr. Joseph Thiên Vũ Văn, president of the Commission for Pastoral Youth Care of the national bishops: "Our delegation to the Asian Youth Day will consist of about 30 young people. Like the Church of Vietnam, the Korean also shed blood for the faith. And this blood proves our loyalty, we hope that they are worthy descendants of the martyrs". The challenges of youth ministry and the opportunity to share experiences and issues with peers from across Asia.
07/21/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta: high tensions a day before the results of the presidential election are announced
by Mathias Hariyadi
Tens of thousands of police and military have been deployed on the streets of the capital. Sino-Indonesians fear uncertainty, remembering the 1998 riots. Outgoing president calls on contenders to respect the verdict the Electoral Commission will announce tomorrow morning. Otherwise, "we will have a huge price to pay."
07/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope: I am with the persecuted Christians of Mosul and the Middle East
"May the God of peace inspire in all a genuine desire for dialogue and reconciliation. Violence is never defeated with violence. Violence is defeated with peace." At the Sunday Angelus Francis comments on the parable of the wheat and the weeds. God is "patient" He knows "the same weeds in the end, may become good wheat". But "at the time of the harvest, that is, of judgment, the reapers will execute the order of the master separating the weeds to be burned".
07/19/2014 SRI LANKA
Jaffna: government erodes freedom and dignity of Tamil people
by Melani Manel Perera
A thousand people of all ethnicities and religions participate in a meeting to denounce the conditions in which the North’s Tamils are forced to live. Police desperately try to prevent the rally, even threatening some refugees.
07/18/2014 VATICAN - ISLAM
Christians and Muslims should work fraternally for "justice, peace and respect for the rights and dignity of every person"
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue issues a message for the Muslims of the world to mark the end of Ramadan. "Despite being aware of our differences, [. . .] We perceive the importance of promoting a fruitful dialogue built upon mutual respect and friendship. Inspired by our shared values and strengthened by our sentiments of genuine fraternity, we are called to work together for justice, peace and respect for the rights and dignity of every person."
07/18/2014 THAILAND - CHINA - HONG KONG
Chinese couples flock to Bangkok to choose unborn child’s sex: a multi-million dollar business
Thailand is the only country in Asia where IVF treatment offers this possibility. And at a much lower cost than in the United States and South Africa. A turnover of over 150 million dollars and a 20% increase in demand per year. Catholic sources tell AsiaNews they hope the Church will speak out clearly on this matter.
07/18/2014 MALAYSIA - RUSSIA - UKRAINE
Ukraine: Malaysia Airlines flight shot down, 298 deaths. Moscow and Kiev trade blame
The tragedy has "deeply shocked" Malaysians still reeling from the disappearance of flight MH370. Prime Minister Najib calls for thorough investigations to clarify the dynamics. Interceptions reveal involvement of Russian separatists; Putin rejects the charges and blames the Ukrainian government which has taken over the military actions in the area. Emergency meeting of the UN.
07/17/2014 THAILAND
Bishop of Chiang Mai: Sowing seeds of mission among farmers
Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana wants to "understand" the life of the "farmers" and to "promote" the social doctrine of the Church. The economy of the diocese is based on agriculture, so he wanted to "work" alongside the farm laborers accepting the invitation of a nun. The path of evangelization among the tribals and the contribution of lay catechism.

Altri articoli
07/17/2014 PHILIPPINES
Typhoon Rammasun leaves 38 dead and more than 500 thousand displaced in the Philippines
07/16/2014 INDONESIA
As Indonesian Church calls for unity, tensions and charges divide Widodo and Subianto supporters by Mathias Hariyadi
07/16/2014 VIETNAM - CHINA
South China Sea: Beijing removes contentious oil rig
07/15/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta, revolt against "pro-caste" bill to block corruption investigations by Mathias Hariyadi
07/14/2014 INDONESIA
Indonesian Catholic Scouts gather for 'Unity in Diversity' in Malang by Mathias Hariyadi
07/14/2014 VIETNAM
Evangelizing the family and contributing to society: the mission of Thanh Hải Catholics by NH

07/13/2014 VATICAN
As pope makes "heartfelt appeal" for peace in the Holy Land, he notes that prayer is not "in vain"
07/12/2014 ASIA - UNITED NATIONS
More than half the world's population lives in cities
07/12/2014 MALAYSIA
For Sepang Muslim MP, Catholic rights violated in Allah controversy
07/11/2014 MYANMAR - CHINA
Journalists who exposed Sino-Burmese chemical weapons plant get ten years of hard labour
07/11/2014 ASIA
WHO: Coronavirus alert remains high in Asia but its spread is "unlikely"
07/10/2014 INDONESIA
Purwokerto: diocesan forum, to promote "brotherhood" among future priests by Mathias Hariyadi

07/09/2014 VATICAN
The Pope’s "revolution" of Vatican finances and administration is underway
07/09/2014 INDONESIA
Presidential election: Jokowi holds a small lead but Subianto pledges battle by Mathias Hariyadi

Editor's choices
VATICAN
Pope: I am with the persecuted Christians of Mosul and the Middle East "May the God of peace inspire in all a genuine desire for dialogue and reconciliation. Violence is never defeated with violence. Violence is defeated with peace." At the Sunday Angelus Francis comments on the parable of the wheat and the weeds. God is "patient" He knows "the same weeds in the end, may become good wheat". But "at the time of the harvest, that is, of judgment, the reapers will execute the order of the master separating the weeds to be burned".
ISLAM
The desperate dream of the Islamic Caliphate
by Samir Khalil SamirAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s rhetoric is bankrupt. No Muslim wants to live in a caliphate. Moreover, no-one accepts him as "caliph". But he is correct in pointing out that the Islamic world is in decline, and Muslims themselves are responsible for this. Israel and "conspiracy” theories. The rebirth of Islam through open dialogue in society, based on universal and shared values. Otherwise the demise of Islam is likely.
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07/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope: I am with the persecuted Christians of Mosul and the Middle East
07/18/2014 NORTH KOREA - CHINA
Pyongyang furious over viral Chinese video of Kim Jong-un dancing, singing and kung fu fighting
07/18/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Beijing, seminarians desert graduation ceremony: We will not celebrate Mass with illegitimate bishops
07/21/2014 SOUTH KOREA
K-Pop idol, Rain, converts to Catholicism: For the faith, not for love
07/18/2014 IRAQ
Baghdad patriarch: as the time for dialogue is no more, Christians flee Mosul
07/18/2014 INDIA
Bangalore, 17 year old novice gang raped
by Nirmala Carvalho
07/22/2014 INDONESIA
More than a thousand Indonesian supporters "ready to fight" for ISIS in Syria and Iraq
by Mathias Hariyadi
07/21/2014 IRAQ
Baghdad’s Muslims show solidarity with Christians
by Thomas Tammo
07/19/2014 INDIA
Uttar Pradesh, Church of the Nazarene attacked: Pastor and faithful beaten
by Nirmala Carvalho
07/18/2014 VATICAN - ISLAM
Christians and Muslims should work fraternally for "justice, peace and respect for the rights and dignity of every person"

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