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The Mohammed cartoon strips:
Islam shows its darkest face


Articoli
VATICAN - ISLAM
Pope: respect for religions, but insults do not justify violence
Benedict XVI condemns the Mohammad caricatures and asks that the exercise of religious freedom be allowed everywhere in conditions of reciprocity.
LEBANON – VATICAN
Lebanon holds a special place in the Pope's heart, says Siniora
The prime minister highlights the "Holy See's special interest in Lebanon and its unique role in the Middle East region". Vatican slams the blasphemous cartoons. Patriarch Sfeir demands that an agreement be reached over President Lahoud's successor before his removal.
PAKISTAN
Religious intolerance is taught every day, says Church in Pakistan
The National Commission for Justice and Peace calls the Muhammad cartoons published by a Danish paper a provocation but says that intolerance is part of Pakistan's language of politics, mass media and school textbooks, hence the need to develop a culture of peace. More protests occur in Karachi today.
islam
The Mohammed cartoon strips: Islam shows its darkest face
The enormous wave of polemics, of governmental and popular initiatives against the publication of cartoon strips is provoking the rejection of Islam, which still finds itself ill at ease in modernity. Islamic governments are using the controversy to distract local public opinion from internal problems.
ISLAM
Muslim countries seek UN resolution to shield religions
A proposal by 57 Muslim countries says that the "defamation of religions and prophets is inconsistent with the right to freedom of expression".
PAKISTAN
A boy among victims of vignette protests
The boy was killed in Peshawar. There was another death in Lahore, where students are pressing ahead with violent rallies. In the North West Frontier Province, all educational institutions have been shut down for a week.
ISLAM
Muhammad cartoons might reach UN
Some Islamic countries want to ban mocking religion. Fewer demonstrations are taking place today. Journalists are fired for publishing the cartoons; others are arrested.
PHILIPPINES
"We support our Muslim brothers, but stop the violence."
In a document made public today, the Movement for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Silsilah, "deplores events like the publication of vignettes which desecrate Mohammed, the continued violence in Iraq and killings of Jolo"; these "threaten the search for peace and dialogue".
ISLAM
Voices of moderation amid caricature protests
Hamas offers mediation; from Malaysia, the call for Islam and the West to accept each other as equals; similar appeals from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh; hundreds of thousands participate in Hezbollah protest with no incidents to report.
afghanistan
Muhammad cartoon strips as seen from Afghanistan: put at risk the work of the Church
The director of  missio sui iuris in Afghanistan comments on the war of the cartoon strips: the west must free itself of its' subordination to Islam, it must learn to respect religious beliefs and deepen its self awareness. Fr.  Santoro, example of how these initiatives undermine the humble work of the Church in Islamic nations.
ISLAM
More deaths in the cartoon affair whilst some Muslim leaders urge not targeting "Christians"
In Afghanistan, four people die in the worst incident. Tehran and Damascus are hit by "spontaneous" protests. In Jordan and Yemen, editors are arrested for printing some of the cartoons.
INDONESIA
Indonesian Muslims protest cartoons of Prophet Mohammed
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gather in front of the Danish embassy in Jakarta; protests also in other cities.  The Indonesian president joins in criticism, but invites the population to accept Denmark's apology.
lebanon - syria
Denmark consulate in Beirut set ablaze in cartoon protest
More than 20 thousand protestors belonging to a new "National Movement for the Defence of the Prophet Mohammed", set alight the building, smashing shop windows and throwing stones to a church. The example of Syria.
ISLAM
Muhammad cartoons provoke attacks and bombs
Protesters force their way into the Danish Embassy in Jakarta; a bomb is thrown at the French Cultural Centre in Gaza; demonstrations take place in Muslim countries. A Saudi minister calls on the Vatican to intervene.
ISLAM
Threats and dismissals over Muhammad cartoon strips
The French, Danes and Norwegians are "targets", warn some Palestinian militant groups Dismissed the director of  France Soir who published them, but there are still numerous European papers who are carrying them.  Hezbollah leaders evoke the Khomeini fatwa against Salman Rushdie.
Islam
Protests against "blasphemous" cartoons mounts in Islamic nations
Humorous cartoons published by a Danish newspaper are provoking widespread street protests, the closure of embassies and the boycott of supermarkets.  The Arab League and Organisations from the Islamic Conference announced their intention to seek a UN resolution which bans attacks on religious faiths.
ISLAM
Al-Qaeda casts its shadow over cartoon protests
A statement by a terrorist organisation calls on Muslim governments to withdraw ambassadors and investments from and stop selling oil to countries where the cartoons were printed. Iran and Syria   have an interest in keeping tensions high.
Dossier
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

Beijing:
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
Terrorism,
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
Thailand
Asian Mission Congress

October:
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

YOUNG PEOPLE IN COLOGNE
"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
A CHRISTMAS FULL OF JOY IN A WOUNDED ASIA
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
THE POPE VISITS LOURDES
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

by Giulio Aleni / (a cura di) Gianni Criveller
pp. 176
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