The missionary has been involved for years in helping people with Hansen’s disease and spreading the PIME charisma. "I'm happy but at the same time I am a bit afraid,” he said. “I hope I can lead the diocese with God’s help."
Saudi Arabia has signed a letter sent to the United Nations in which support is expressed for security policies. In reality they mask persecution and abuse against the Muslim minority. The signatories also include the Philippines, Myanmar, Russia and the Gulf countries.
Weather alert continues in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. The torrential rains occur every year and force millions of people to flee their homes abandoning everything.
Tehran is ready to return to the pre-agreement situation, with an acceleration on atomic production. Rouhani holds the door of dialogue open. Pompeo confirms the hard line. For the former British ambassador to the United States, Trump has canceled the Jcpoa out of "diplomatic spite" towards Obama.
The local chapter of the Nationalist Congress Party organised a protest on behalf of parents whose children were excluded from the Holy Cross High School in Kurla. The latter had cut enrolment in its kindergarten programme to uphold state regulations.
The Archdiocese of Dhaka organised a three-day seminar. Often minority Christians are the victims of forced expropriations by majority Muslims. Many legal disputes occur in mixed marriages or quick land sales. Spousal disputes are often due to non-consensual marriage in which brides are forced to marry grooms picked by their parents.
The group of more than 20 people was trying to visit a prison in the north-central province. The attackers, armed with helmets and clubs, hit indiscriminately. Several prisoners are on a hunger strike to protest against the poor conditions in prison.
Han is the mayor of Kaohsiung and an outsider in national politics. Deemed a populist, he considers it necessary to resume contacts with mainland China. The presidential in Taiwan is scheduled for next January.
The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was to launch this morning from the space base at Sriharikota. The vehicle was to be the first to make a "soft landing" at the south pole of the terrestrial satellite. Delhi's next goal: to bring an Indian to the moon by 2022.
The official Sana agency speaks of "rocket attacks". A piece of mortar hit a building belonging to the municipality. The army responded with missiles fired on the sector occupied by jihadists and rebels. In Idlib province people continue to fight, 15 people killed at the weekend .
The second quarter of 2019 marks a negative record: GDP grows by 6.2% on an annual basis. This is a 0.2% slowdown compared to the first three months of the year. Effects of trade war with the United States.
In Venezuela, “Let us pray to the Lord to inspire and enlighten the parties involved, so that they may reach an agreement as soon as possible that will put an end to the suffering of the people for the good of the country and the entire region.”
Following two days of meetings with Pope Francis, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is closer to the three objectives she has set for herself: a papal visit to Ukraine, the granting of the patriarchal state to the Uniate Church, and the beatification of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, who led the Church in the first half of the 20th century.
The singer cancelled her show in protest against the violations of women’s and gay rights. Young fans and enthusiasts vent their anger online. Saudi Arabia’s hardline right calls it good news. For the authorities, the concert was contrary to the country’s "customs and values".
The attack took place in Nangarhar, a stronghold of both the Islamic state and the Taliban, with the commander of a pro-government militia as the apparent target. This has derailed the road map for peace reached in Doha.