Islanders were forced out in 1992 and left behind properties, later taken over by the Navy. A thanksgiving Mass was performed in the Church of the Holy Rosary in Mulankaveli, followed by a procession to the lagoon.| SRI LANKA
The UN Secretary-General condemns the April 22 attack in the northern province of Hajjah. The Houthi Shiite rebels accuse the Saudi Arabian coalition. Guterres promises a "prompt, effective and transparent" investigation. The political leader Houthi Saleh al-Sammad was murdered.
32 Chinese and four North Koreans died in a bus that crashed from a bridge. Kim went to the Chinese embassy to offer condolences and to the hospital. It is unusual for the news of an accident to make headlines North Korea. "Low key” also adopted by South Korea and Washington: joint military exercises reduced to a minimum.
Cuttack police arrested a 25-year-old who lured her with treats. The child has injuries on her face, and her brain from strangulation as well as injuries from rape . Sr. Meena Barwa: "I cry for my country. May God forgive them".
The announcement of the resignation on the eve of the memorial day of the Armenian genocide. Soldiers are also among the demonstrators. Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan freed, proposes new elections.
Asthma Yaqood was 25 and worked as a beautician. She rejected Rizwan Gujjar's marriage proposal, who also wanted her to convert to Islam. In recent months, there have been five acid attacks against members of minorities.
Under the Parish Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), volunteers will act as independent observers. Barangay elected officials implement and monitor locally all government programmes.
The church of the village of Hutuo has been reduced to a pile of ruins; the tomb of the bishop of Luoyang, not recognized by the government, was desecrated; children are forbidden to enter churches; threats against Catholic parents and seniors: if they continue to believe they will not receive government subsidies or pensions.
The South Korean Church is praying for the success of the event, looking forward to "concrete" solutions to the peninsula’s problems. Hope was reborn with the Olympics. People are waiting for a message from Pope Francis.
A harsh exchange between Russia and the United States at the UN. Trump speaks of possible intervention, with the support of London and Paris. Moscow denounces the "campaign of aggression" against a sovereign state. Msgr. Georges Abou Khazen: "there are no certainties" on the Douma attack. The prayers of Christians for peace in the country.
About 158 refugee families live in the parish of Amadiya and surrounding villages. They need food, clothes, shoes, school support, kerosene. Many Christian, Yazid and Arab families returned to Mosul only to turn back. The ‘Adopt a Christian from Mosul’ campaign is ongoing.