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by Nirmala Carvalho

The priest is a guest of honor at the International Wroclaw Yoga Day.  Friend of Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta, he was a pupil of the master B.K.S.  Iyengar for 46 years.  His recovery method is widespread in 40 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.  "Body, mind, soul: yoga is a celebration of life".

| 22/06/2019
| POLAND - INDIA

The Pope meets the youth who participated in the International Youth Forum, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life.  Francis asks them to be "light in the night of so many peers who do not know Jesus".  The theme of WYD in Lisbon 2022 has been chosen: "Mary arose and went quickly"

 

 

| 22/06/2019
| VATICAN

Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah are the main Islamic organizations in the country.  They are crucial to stem the tide of religious extremism.  Fr. Franz Magnis-Suseno, philosopher and priest: "Thanks to them, we have tolerance, peace and stability".

 

 

| 22/06/2019
| INDONESIA - ISLAM
by Mathias Hariyadi

The victims are 24 women and 6 children.  Trapped inside they could not escape because doors and windows were walled up.  The flames broke out when a worker was checking the operation of a product.  Family members provide DNA to identify charred bodies.

 

| 22/06/2019
| INDONESIA

The event was organized by the People's Peace Movement, composed of members of civil society who are "marchers for peace".  Spokesman kidnapped (and released) two weeks ago: "We are not afraid of being attacked.  We work among the Taliban to build bridges ”.

 

| 22/06/2019
| AFGHANISTAN

Hundreds of people marched through the streets of the capital, chanting slogans and songs.  Event organised by local political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood.  The Manama Conference and the "normalization" of relations with Israel are being targeted.  The Jordanian government will participate to demand a political, non-economic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

 

| 22/06/2019
| JORDAN
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