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"We have come
to worship Him"

From Cologne hopes for Church unity in China
The Pope's presence and being together push official and underground Christians beyond World Youth Day to bear witness together. "We forgive the government which is suppressing us".
Sydney 2008: for the evangelisation of Asia
The grand Vigil of Cologne: feasting, prayer, adoration
Baghdad youth write to the Pope about WYD
iraq - wyd
Letter from Mosul: the WYD afar from Cologne, near to the Pope's heart
A Chaldean priest from Mosul has sent to us his witness on the way in which youth of Mosul are celebrating the World Youth Day. Most of the Iraqi  young Catholic could not go to Cologne because of security and visa application reasons. Churches in Mosul have been targeted by car bombs in the last year.
Card. Toppo: "Criticism against the pope swept away by the youths in Cologne"
In an interview with AsiaNews, the president of the Catholic Bishops 'Conference of India talks of his experience in Cologne, of the appointment of Benedict XVI and about the Indian Church.
Two young Uzbeks also attend World Youth Day
Church organises 12-day summer for those who could not attend WYD. Uzbekistan's first bishop, Mgr Jerzy Maculewicz, is among the participants.
Georgian youth at WYD but back home, their situation is deteriorating
Even youth from Georgia have made it for the big event in Cologne but back home, their situation is difficult. Work is hard to find and their future prospects prompt them to seek refuge abroad or in drugs.
Pakistani Catholic youth do not get visas for WYD
Despite guarantees from the diocese, the vicar-general and the bishop, the German Embassy in Pakistan has denied hundreds of visas to those who wanted to attend the twentieth World Youth Day.
Young Thais in Cologne to bear witness to the faith of South-East Asia
Young participants rediscover the mission in schools and towards Buddhists.
Young Indians in Cologne: "We are here to show the vibrancy of our faith".
At the WYD, groups of young Indians are meeting different cultures and traditions.  A small non-Catholic delegation is also present as proof of "peaceful multi-cultural coexistence".
WYD: 1000 youths from Russia have already reached Germany
Mgr Kondrusiewicz: "Ask yourselves what to worship: the answer lies in the Eucharist".
En route to Cologne, Cambodian youths pray for Italians: "They have forgotten their faith".
Rome is the first leg of a pilgrimage of 10 Catholic youths coming from Cambodia; they will reach Cologne on 16 August with high hopes of "finally feeling part of the universal Church".
Two young Iraqi men stranded in Jordan on their way to Cologne
The two left Mosul on Sunday but are waiting in Jordan for a German visa. Their arrival for the WYD remains uncertain; papers might be ready only after August 16.
Minister Ahmed Fatfat: Lebanon needs its youths to be reborn
WYD 2005: Mexican-Lebanese youths in Cologne and in search of their roots
Before the big meeting in Germany, the youths have been invited to visit their country of origin to discover the message inherent in cohabitation between Muslims and Christians.
WYD: The first time ever for China's underground Church
More than 100 Chinese Catholics of the clandestine (unofficial) church have arrived in Cologne, overcoming difficulties posed by visa and controls. They tell of persecution but also of great vitality in evangelization.
Mel Gibson's 'Passion' at the next World Youth Day?
The Archbishop of Sydney has asked the actor-director to re-enact the Crucifixion in various districts of his city, which will probably host of the 2008 World Youth Day.
300 Filipinos leaving for Cologne
A stronger faith is the main hope for Filipino delegates to WYD 2005. Many have not managed to obtain visas from the German Embassy.
Getting visas for six Nepalese youths to attend the WYD proves complicated
Chinese youths visit the pope before heading for World Youth Day
At least 400,000 registered for World Youth Day
Organisers expect a million people will attend Benedict XVI's final mass. Some 30,000 are working as volunteers. The Pope will concede plenary indulgence to all those who participate.
The Pope wants to meet Jews and Muslims in Cologne
The "strategy" of Benedict XVI: condemnation of terrorism and dialogue with the religions of Abraham. A telegram for the victims of Sharm el Sheikh.
Pope Francis in the Holy Land
The Ukrainian Crisis
The Year of Faith and the martyrdom of Fr Fausto Tentorio
John Paul II is beatified
Education can stop the Taliban in Pakistan
Egyptian Revolution: Muslims and Christians united
World Peace Day 2011
Religious freedom, the path to Peace

The Church's Synod for Peace and Justice in the Middle East
Mother Teresa, an inestimable gift for the world
Pope in Cyprus for peace in Middle East
Easter in Asia
Save Christians and Pakistan from the blasphemy law
60 years of the PR China: the Party against the people
Peace Message 2010: The Pope’s advice to Copenhagen
The Pope's new encyclical Letter: Caritas in veritate
Barack Obama for a "new beginning" with Islam
Tiananmen 20 years on

Benedict XVI visits the Holy Land

Easter in Rome and in Asia
At Lent, let us pray for the Pope
Charter 08: for human rights in China
World Day of Peace 2009
Orissa: the Hindu pogrom against Christians

Sydney WYD 2008
The New Pentecost of the Youth

Beijing 2008: The Olympics
of suspicion and silence

World Day of Prayer
for the Church in China

PIME: 150 years
in Hong Kong

Moratorium on abortion

Message for 2008 World Day of Peace

Spe salvi: the new encyclical of Benedict XVI
Pope’s Message for the 2007 World Mission Day
Hegazi case:
Islam's obsession
with conversions

Olympic Games and Human Rights

The Joy of the Church
at Father Bossi's Liberation

Pope's letter
to the Church in China

Iraqi Christians
facing "extinction"

The Pope in Brasil
disease of Islam

Pope's letter following the synod on the Eucharistic
China - NPC: the wounds of a "harmonious society"
Pope writes
to China's Catholics

Alarm pollution
for China’s rivers

Tsunami, two years on...
The Pope in Turkey
The Pope misunderstood by Islam
Asian Mission Congress

Rosary and mission

European Christians to the aid of Chinas young Church
The crisis in Islam
(by Samir Khalil Samir, sj)

China - Vatican:
the illicit ordinations

Fr. Andrea Santoro
a missionary killed in Turkey

�Deus caritas est�: God�s eros and agape
The Mohammed cartoon strips:
Islam shows its darkest face

Java Earthquake
H5N1: The avian flu
Nuns beaten in Xian
Pope names 4 Chinese bishops as members of the Synod on the Eucharist
Synod on the Eucharist
Islam and the West
Year of the Eucharist
Pope's words
to the young people of WYD

AsiaNews - PIME
for tsunami victims
in Asia

"We have come
to worship Him"

Israel's Attack on the Pope Is a Smokescreen for Abandoning Talks with the Holy See
Holy See - Israel:
10 years later, the problems still to be resolved

Beijing and the Vatican: small steps and religious freedom
Vatican - Russian Orthodoxy: return to dialogue
Benedict XVI, cooperator of Truth
Asian Churches prayig for the Conclave
Days of Conclave
Asia in the Conclave
Papal trips to Asia
A United WorldHonours the Pope
John Paul II, missionary for the Third Millennium
Easter 2005:
Asia, signs of hope
stronger than death

Miners in China,
the cost of
economic development

Petition to Chinese Parliament: free bishops and priests. List of bishops and priests in prison.
Lebanon, again a model for the Middle East
Elections in Iraq
Tsunami in Asia - the sorrow and the compassion
Brian O�Connor: �My story, a Christian in a Saudi jail�
A bishop facing Beiging
Hong Kong and the freedom of the education

A maimed Europe signs its constitution
IRAQ: Churches targeted
Tiananmen, 15 years later
China - Europe: Europe learns from Pope on how to deal with China
Vatican: Churches should not be used as mosques
The Passion of The Christ
Saving Baghdads revival from blind European pacifism
New churches built to destroy even more
Christmas in Asia, peace in wartime
The wall between Israel and Palestine

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