The online meeting was attended by 150 professors and students from the "Christian Study Circle" of the University of Kelaniya. The papal encyclical as a "new way of thinking about regional and international relations". “Fratelli tutti appeals to all nations, ethnic groups, and religions. We cannot marginalize it to onely for Christians”.
Rewarded for his work in a rural village, the prize winner brought school attendance up to 100 per cent changing the lives of many youth, who might have married as teenagers. He combines technology and a personalised system, which is now used throughout India. The educator plans to share the million-dollar prize with the nine other finalists.
Anyone who receives money from abroad is a suspect. For Duma official, “Anyone who receives money from foreigners will have to explain to the citizens of Russia whose interests they are promoting.” The bill is meant as a “clean-up” job before next year’s election.
The government organised the move to reduce overcrowding at the large Cox's Bazar camp. For some NGO, they were moved by forced. The authorities deny the charges, saying that the move took place on a voluntary basis. Caritas is ready to help. The UN says it was not involved.
The document of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity was presented, which " first of all a challenge to Catholics ". The Vademecum serves, Pope Francis said, as "encouragement and guide" to the exercise of the bishop’s responsibilities for Christian unity.
Many Indonesians are expected to return to their villages and cities of origin for the holidays, but the rising number of coronavirus cases is worrying. Yesterday hit a record. For doctors, the situation is "really worrying". The pandemic’s collateral damages are a blow to tourism in Bali, where unemployment and acute chronic malnutrition are up.
The pandemic is exacerbating the inequalities already present in our societies, said Francis, who received the ambassadors of Jordan, Kazakhstan, Zambia, Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Madagascar, Estonia, Rwanda, Denmark and India, for the presentation of the Letters of Credence.
The screenwriter and novelist Xu Jinchuan recalls academics, publishers, activists, lawyers who have disappeared in the hands of the Chinese regime: the fruits of an ideological "cold winter". But the profession of a thinker is to seek the truth and reveal it, whatever the consequences. An essay published in "China Heritage", by the sinologist Geremie R. Barmé.
The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (Ipc), published yesterday. According to experts, "time is running out" to avert "mass hunger". For tens of thousands of people, the situation is "catastrophic" and will get worse next year. FAO Director General: War is the engine of food insecurity.
Since November 30, the former democratic parliamentarian has been in Denmark to attend a climate conference. Ted Hui’s self-imposed exile will lead to a fewer possibilities of bail for democracy activists held on charges related to the security law.
The head of US intelligence chief slams the Chinese regime as a danger to global democracy and the free world. Chinese accused of stealing industrial secrets from US companies. About 1,000 Chinese scientists fled the United States after an investigation into China’s intelligence activities was launched. Beijing: Washington distorting the facts.
The UN agency wants the Turkish government to grant them access to evaluate possible alterations to the two World Heritage sites. Turkish officials have installed a system of curtains and lights to hide Christian traces. But Hagia Sophia continues to amaze; a hidden Seraphin angel has emerged, last seen by an Ottoman caliph.
As Bangladesh’ only famous Christian magician, he performed magic on the country’s biggest stage, on all national TV stations, and even on a Church cultural programme. His magic offered the public a new form of entertainment. He won many awards for his work.
Exams were subject to strict anti-coronavirus measures. Meanwhile, the country is experiencing an upsurge in coronavirus cases. Students were divided according to their state of health. Parents prayed for their children’s success. The number of classrooms was increased to reduce the risk of infection. Plastic dividers kept candidates apart.
Sajan K. George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians, condemns the verbal attacks by Hindu nationalists against Christians during the ceremony. For a former BJP lawmaker, “The conversion of the Dalits and tribals to Christianity will be opposed tooth and nail.” Official data show however that claims about conversion activities are false, George explains.