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08/31/2015 ORTHODOX CHURCH – VATICAN
Bartholomew I and Catholics together on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
For the first time tomorrow, Orthodox and Catholics will celebrate event together, which Pope Francis picked this year. The content of the patriarch’s message is very similar to that of the encyclical Laudato si’. Man is a fool to think that he owns creation rather than being its steward. Ascetic behaviour can correct the excesses of consumerism. The Gospel can clean the spiritual garbage caused by material garbage.
  Istanbul (AsiaNews) – In his message for this year’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, which falls tomorrow, Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, again sounded the alarm over climate-related tragedies that affect...

08/31/2015 LEBANON – VATICAN
Michael Malke’s beatification and the future of Iraqi and Syrian martyrs
by Fady Noun
The martyrdom of the Syriac Catholic bishop at the hands of the Ottoman Empire continues logically into today’s persecution in Syria, Iraq and across the whole Middle East. Now, the victims of the massacre in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad in 2010 will become the subject of a cause of beatification. Indifferent to the fate of Christians, the great powers have lost their way when it comes to refugees.
08/31/2015 PALESTINE-ISRAEL
Msgr. Michel Sabbah among demonstrators assaulted by Israeli army in Beit Jala
by Joshua Lapide
The Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem had joined hundreds of Palestinians demanding a stop to the construction of the wall near Bethlehem. Fears over new illegal settlements of Jewish settlers. "This land belongs to us ... and one day will be returned to us” ." You are stronger with your guns, but you are not the strongest when it comes to humanity."
08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
During the Angelus, Pope Francis mentioned yesterday’s beatification in Harissa (Lebanon) of the bishop killed during the Armenian-Syriac Genocide (1915), appealing to the international community to "do something" to end violence and abuses against religious freedom. He also urged the faithful to pray for the migrants who died trying to reach Europe, with a minute of silence observed for the 71 victims who suffocated to death in a lorry on their way to Vienna. “With external attitudes, one cannot call oneself a Christian unless one changes one’s heart,” he said. “The border between good and evil does not run outside of us but within us, in our consciousness."
08/29/2015 IRAN - CHINA
Tehran and Beijing to develop closer ties, work on Arak nuclear reactor project
China will play a leading role in redesigning the Arak heavy-water reactor to reduce its plutonium output from 10 kg to less than 1kg. It might also help Iran build two small, 100 megawatts nuclear reactors. China, Iran and the US are set to meet in mid-September at the International Atomic Energy Agency's general conference.

08/29/2015 LEBANON
‘You stink’ campaign steps up its protest, calling for fresh parliamentary elections
A Christian-Muslim summit scheduled next week in Bkirki will focus on protesters’ demands. Meanwhile, Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam calls on Turkey for help.
08/29/2015 IRAQ
Baghdad patriarch calls for a government of "national emergency" to save Iraq
by Joseph Mahmoud
In a letter to Iraq’s highest authorities, Mar Sako calls for a government that represents all of the country’s components. He notes that reforms currently discussed should be wisely vetted before they are approved. Politicians should possess “high integrity and professionalism”. Ethnic and sectarian militias should be incorporated into the regular police and armed forces.
08/28/2015 SYRIA – EUROPEAN UNION
Migrants found suffocated to death in a lorry in Austria were from Syria
A girl aged between one and two years old was among the victims. Four people – three Bulgarians and an Afghan – have been arrested in connection with the case. Most of those fleeing to Europe are from Syria and Afghanistan. Two boats with 500 people sink off the coast of Libya.
08/28/2015 KAZAKHSTAN
Agreement on a new international nuclear bank signed in Kazakhstan
The bank will curb nuclear proliferation by countries like Iran. It will be built in the Ulba metallurgical plant (eastern Kazakhstan) with a transit agreement with the Russian Federation. Kazakh President Nazarbayev first made the proposal in 2009. The member countries must meet strict IAEA rules. Programmes towards food sustainability using nuclear and related biotechnologies are in the works.
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
The Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.
08/27/2015 YEMEN – SAUDI ARABIA
Human Rights Watch slams Saudi-led coalition for using cluster bombs in Yemen
Between April and July, the Saudis carried out at least seven attacks in which they employed such weapons with devastating effect. HRW calls for a stop to their use, urging the parties to the conflict to sign the treaty banning them. Meanwhile, joint Arab League regional force has been postponed under Saudi pressure.
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
The Queen of Jordan - in France for a number of meetings - calls for greater attention to young people in the Middle East: if they are not given jobs and opportunities they swell the ranks of Isis militias. The urgent need to create 100 thousand jobs by 2020. The global consequences.
08/26/2015 ISRAEL
Israeli arms sales drop by a billion in 2014, but grow by 40 per cent in Africa
Israel remains among world’s top 10 arms exporters. In 2014, it signed contracts worth US$ 5.6 billion, down 13 per cent. African and Latin American markets are still expanding. A United Nations panel found that Israeli weapons have been used in the civil war in Southern Sudan.
08/26/2015 ASIA – CHINA
China’s former deputy finance minister to head new development bank
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will compete with US-backed World Bank and Japan-backed Asian Development Bank. The new president speaks both English and French.
08/26/2015 TURKEY
Ankara: interim government until November vote, including (perhaps) Kurdish party
President Erdogan has given a mandate to outgoing Prime Minister Davutoglu. The government will follow matters up until early elections. Prime Minister calls for national cohesion and help from opposition. Kurdish leader willing to participate. Analysts concerned about internal instability.

Altri articoli
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
08/26/2015 SYRIA
Islamic State using chemical weapons in Syria
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/25/2015 SYRIA
ISIS posts pictures of Palmyra temple destruction
08/24/2015 LEBANON
One demonstrator dead in Beirut, closure of Naameh landfill divides government
08/24/2015 SYRIA
Palmyra, Islamic State destroys historic temple of Baal Shamin
08/23/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Who is Jesus for me? Answer in the silence of our heart. Appeal for peace in Ukraine
08/22/2015 LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism by Fady Noun
08/21/2015 SYRIA
As IS destroys Mar Elian monastery, nuncio in Damascus calls for international diplomacy to save Syria
08/21/2015 NEPAL-SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Islamic leaders oppose extradition Nepalese murderer: "He is an Islamic missionary" by Christopher Sharma
08/21/2015 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Uri Avnery: Administrative detention a fascist and ineffective tool in fighting terrorism by Uri Avnery
08/20/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the challenge migrants represent find an answer in the Gospel of mercy
08/20/2015 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Palestinian leader says Israel’s "administrative detention" violates human rights and due process
08/20/2015 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Israel suspends detention of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner
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VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo CervelleraThe Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.
LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut DeclarationFreedom of religion, education and opinion are defended by quoting the Qur’ān, which is the basis for the rule of law, not a religious state. Lebanese Sunnis slam violence committed in the name of God. The full declaration is reprinted here.
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08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
by Stephen Masih
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
08/25/2015 INDIA
Still no justice for Kandhamal’s Christians seven years after pogroms
by Nirmala Carvalho
08/25/2015 INDIA
For Mgr Barwa, Kandhamal Christians are witnesses of Christ, at peace in the face of persecution
08/26/2015 SYRIA
Islamic State using chemical weapons in Syria
08/26/2015 INDIA
India census: Muslims grew faster than Hindus but less than Christians
08/27/2015 CHINA
Zhejiang faithful re-erect cross government demolished: a "theft"

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