For Syrians, the journalist who went missing (and was possibly decapitated) in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was in favour of beheadings by the Islamic State group because he was in favour of political Islam. Once a supporter of Saudi Arabia, he moved closer to the Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey and Qatar. Now the friendship between the Saudi throne and the United States is at risk. Mohammed bin Salman is on his way out.
Metropolitan Hilarion, in Rome as a guest of the Youth Synod, met Pope Francis on Friday and Card Koch on Thursday, presenting the reasons for the break-up of the communion between Moscow and Constantinople.
The 22-year-old woman lives in Telangana. She saw her father’s abusive behaviour towards her mother. Her half-brothers forced her to work in cotton fields. The Salesians in Vijayawada gave her a new life through education.
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About hundred women watched a friendly match between Iran and Bolivia. Pictures and videos of happy women spectators made it on the net and into newspapers. For supporters, this is a "step forward". Hard-liners slammed the decision, including Iran’s chief prosecutor who is threatening harsh measures. For critics, women’s presence is harmful and sinful.