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05/30/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Euthanasia and abortion, attacks on human life equal to war and terrorism
Francis receives participants in the meeting sponsored by the Science and Life Association in audience: "I see your association as hands reaching out to other hands to sustain life." A just society "recognizes the primary right to life from conception to its natural end," but "must also go further and reflect on the use we make of it."
Vatican City (AsiaNews) - Euthanasia, abortion, the migrant boat tragedies, death from malnutrition or at work, terrorism, war and violence are all "attacks on the sanctity of human life" over which a civilized society should...

05/30/2015 PHILIPPINES - VIETNAM
Football, volleyball and karaoke on the disputed islands. Manila and Hanoi strengthen anti-Beijing alliance
Theatre of the "special" exercises in recent days between Vietnamese and the Philippine military personnel on island of Northeast Cay. Philippine official: fun and strengthening "relations" between the two navies. International analysts: Asia "network of informal alliances in evolution" to counter China.
05/29/2015 THAILAND – MYANMAR
Myanmar against UN at ASEAN summit on migrants
ASEAN summit opens in Bangkok to address migrant emergency. Myanmar’s chief delegate slams UNHRC, which called on his country to grant citizenship to the Rohingya. UN sources say that at least 2,600 migrants are still out at sea. There is little hope that the summit will find a solution.
05/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: New Evangelization, address the "great challenges" of our time with a "renewed" language and bearing witness to the faith
The challenge of the new evangelization and catechesis depends on one fundamental point: "how to encounter Christ, what is the most consistent place to find Him and follow Him." "The question of how we are educating in the faith, therefore, is not rhetorical, but essential. The answer requires courage, creativity and decision to undertake sometimes still unexplored roads. "
05/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: God help us not to be selfish or profiteers, but to have a "life of faith" that "works wonders"
There are "three ways of living." There are those who "live for themselves; quiet, selfish", "Jesus condemns spiritual barrenness ", then there are "those who make a business out of religion" and finally there is the life of faith, for which" whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have obtained and it will happen to you. "

05/29/2015 MALAYSIA - HONG KONG
Kuala Lumpur: No entry visas for Hong Kong pro-democracy activists
Malaysian authorities arrested Hong Kong lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung at Penang International Airport to prevent him from taking part in a forum on the Tiananmen crackdown. After a brief detention, he was repatriated. Joshua Wong, a major figure in the Occupy Central movement, suffered the same fate a few days earlier. “We do not want him to jeopardise our ties with China,” said Malaysian police chief.
05/29/2015 THAILAND
Bangkok, junta sentences "Yellow Shirt" leaders over 2008 clashes
Six leaders of the protest movement, who lead an occupation of the Government House, were sentenced to two years. Released on bail, pending appeal, they are not allowed to travel abroad.
05/28/2015 SINGAPORE
Singapore to build five mega childcare facilities on undeveloped land by 2016
The new day care centres will be built on under-utilised land for the benefit of young couples. They are part of a large government scheme to create up to 20,000 childcare spaces. For minister, the new facilities “will further build on our ongoing efforts to better meet the needs of parents”.
05/28/2015 PHILIPPINES
Caritas and Filipino farmers against government repression of peaceful demonstration
Landless farmers were dispersed with water cannons, tear gas and pepper spray. Seventeen were hospitalised for treatment after suffering eye injuries. Protesters called for the implementation of the expired land redistribution law.
05/28/2015 VATICAN
Pope: selfish, worldly or rigorous Christians, draw people away from Jesus
There are three groups of Christians: those who instead of responding to the cry of the people asking for salvation distance them from Jesus because they only think about their "selfish" relationship with God, or because they worldly people or rigorists. And then there are Christians who really listen to the cry and live in accordance with their faith and help draw people closer to Jesus.
05/27/2015 VATICAN
Pope: engagement is "a journey", people who want “everything at once, also give up on everything – at once – at the first problem”
"There is no express marriage: we need to work on love, you have to journey. The alliance of the love of man and woman is learned and refined. I dare say, it is an alliance of craftsmanship. Making of two lives, one life, it is also a miracle, a miracle of freedom and of the heart, given in faith". Pre-marriage courses are often the only opportunity to really get to know each other for "couples who have been together a long time" to "reflect on their experience in a non-trivial terms".
05/27/2015 THAILAND - MYANMAR - ASIA
Thai army to the rescue of the Rohingya migrants with emergency operation on the seas
by Weena Kowitwanij
Army and Air Force launch a two-week operation patrolling the waters and offering emergency services. Food, water, medicine and fuel to reach their final goal will be given to the desperate migrants. Prime Minister calls for a common solution in the Asean summit, on the 29. In Yangon nationalists and Buddhists take to the streets against the repatriation of the Rohingya.
05/27/2015 VIETNAM
Human rights blogger is freed and promises renewed battle
Hanoi authorities have released the 51 year old Truong Duy Nhat, who was sentenced in March 2014 to two years in prison. He was charged under Article 258 of the penal code, applied to target dissidents. He promises to continue his fight for rights and civil liberties in Vietnam.
05/26/2015 INDONESIA
Widowo relaxes security measures in Papua, announces pardon for political prisoners
by Mathias Hariyadi
Journalists, especially foreign ones, will be able to visit Indonesia’s easternmost provinces, a decision initially opposed by the country’s military and police. The Indonesian president also expressed his intention to pardon political prisoners. However, most are refusing, calling instead for an amnesty.
05/26/2015 ASIA
Southeast Asia: billions of dollars in weapons to counter the threat from China
Over the past 15 years, defence spending by ASEAN nations has gone up more than three folds. By 2020, it should reach US$ 52 billion, especially in naval procurement. As tensions in the South China Sea rise, Southeast Asian nations buy submarines, amphibious craft and corvettes.

Altri articoli
05/26/2015 MYANMAR - ASIA
Tints Swe: international lobby and Burmese military regime behind Rohingya crisis by Francis Khoo Thwe
05/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Christianity is a radical choice: you cannot have "heaven and earth"
05/25/2015 VIETNAM
Beijing bans fishing in the South China Sea, a step Hanoi calls arrogant and illegitimate by Nguyen Hung
05/25/2015 VATICAN
Pope: "Attachment to riches is the beginning of all kinds of corruption"
05/25/2015 MYANMAR - ASIA
Yangon Cardinal: Myanmar has a moral duty to resolve the Rohingya crisis by Charles Maung Bo*
05/24/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the missionary dimension is in the Church’s very nature and is "intrinsic to all forms of consecrated life"
05/24/2015 VATICAN
For pope, Mgr Romero, “following the example of Jesus, chose to be among his people” even at the cost of his life
05/24/2015 VATICAN
For pope, “The world needs men and women who are not closed in on themselves, but filled with the Holy Spirit”
05/23/2015 VATICAN
For pope, labour must be "free, creative, participatory and mutually-supportive"
05/23/2015 INDONESIA – ASIA
Migrant crisis: Indonesian religious leaders call on government to sign the Geneva Convention
05/22/2015 THAILAND - ASIA
Beatings, rapes and abuse: the Rohingya in Thailand recount their journey of despair by Weena Kowitwanij
05/22/2015 PHILIPPINES
For Filipino bishops, welcoming migrants is a moral obligation that will be good for the country
05/22/2015 VATICAN
Pope: reflect on "Jesus' gaze upon us", "he chooses us, forgives us and he sends us on mission."
05/22/2015 INDONESIA
Indonesia to allow non-official religions on identity papers
Editor's choices
ASIA
Vigil for persecuted Christians, our teachers in the mission in the West
by Bernardo CervelleraThe "wall of indifference and cynicism" and the silence and apathy so often denounced by Pope Francis have become almost a fortress. Such persecution reflects confessional manipulation, which slams Islam as such, and ideological manipulation, which forgets what is happening in North Korea or China. An increasingly post-Christian Europe seems disinterested in Christians.
VATICAN
Pope: We and the four new saints, witnesses of the Resurrection "where forgetfulness of God and human disorientation are most evident "Francis proclaims four religious sisters saints: one French, one Italian, two Palestinians: Maria Alfonsina Danil Ghattas, the foundress of the Sisters of the Rosary, and the Carmelite Maria of Crucified Jesus (nee Maria Bawardy). Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority present. "Abiding in Christ" and cultivating “unity among us" are essential signs of witness. Maria Bawardy, "instrument of encounter and communion with the Muslim world".
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Top 10
05/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Christianity is a radical choice: you cannot have "heaven and earth"
05/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Lahore, Muslims set Christian colony ablaze: new charges of blasphemy
by Jibran Khan
05/25/2015 MYANMAR - ASIA
Yangon Cardinal: Myanmar has a moral duty to resolve the Rohingya crisis
by Charles Maung Bo*
05/26/2015 INDIA
Bosco’s story or “the gift of sobriety through the mantle of Mary’s love”
by Bosco Pereira
05/23/2015 VATICAN
For pope, labour must be "free, creative, participatory and mutually-supportive"
05/24/2015 VATICAN
For pope, “The world needs men and women who are not closed in on themselves, but filled with the Holy Spirit”
05/23/2015 SYRIA
Nuncio in Damascus: no news about Fr Mourad, not even about who abducted him
05/29/2015 VATICAN
Pope: New Evangelization, address the "great challenges" of our time with a "renewed" language and bearing witness to the faith
05/28/2015 IRAQ - IRAN
Patriarch of Baghdad: Iran’s Chaldeans, "light, salt and leaven" in the Church of Persia
by Louis Raphael I Sako*
05/25/2015 INDIA
Odisha: Christian minister imprisoned on (false) accusations of forced conversions
by Nirmala Carvalho

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