The visit was scheduled as part of the World Cup qualifying process. Tensions remain high following Sahar Khodayari’s death, who set herself on fire outside a courthouse where she was on trial for violating the ban on women in stadiums.
Armed Shia groups are again trying to achieve a "demographic shift" in the Plain. For the Chaldean primate, it is a moral and national duty to defend the permanence of the Christian community. Armed groups must be pulled from the region and development projects funded.
The Court is in favour of interfaith marriage as long as they are “under the law rules". For Dalit activist, “killing and social boycott” still occur against lower caste grooms. For Catholic activist, there is “fear of miscegenation, of polluting pure upper caste bloodlines.”
Francis invites the representatives of the main religions, the exponents of international organizations and the various humanitarian institutions, from the academic, economic, political and cultural world to sign the "Global Compact on Education". The event scheduled for May 14, 2020 in Rome, in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican.
China has announced a one-year postponement of duties on some American assets and Trump's two-week shift in the increase in customs duties to $ 250 billion of Chinese products.
The diocesan priest headed the Department of World Religions and Culture for three years. The latter has 120 students and 19 professors. Antor Tripura is the only Christian student. For Muslim student, “all religions speak of human well-being."
On 1st September, police set fire to 19 houses. Archbishop Santos posted the story of what happened online. Three days later, he was arrested and released on bail. "I am not worried,” he said. “So many have shown me great support, especially the Lord who is my protector.”
Shinjiro Koizumi is among 13 new ministers brought in yesterday by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a cabinet reshuffle. Many of Japan’s nuclear plants are closed due to strict safety regulations introduced after the tragedy. At present, Japan can count on six operating reactors.
The St. John Berchmans Inter College in Mundli was destroyed and raided by a crowd of 500 people. The pretext of the attack was a quarrel between students and tribal boys hosted in the hostel adjacent to the school. The management asks for help from the National Commission for Human Rights and the Commission for Minorities.
Fires have been raging in the archipelago for more than a month. They are often malicious and set in forests to make way for oil palm and acacia plantations. Activists denounce that small farmers are blamed for fires caused by large corporations.
Beijing is implementing total control over the Church and religious communities. For some Chinese priests there is a re-edition of the Cultural Revolution. But in reality China is implementing a project that dates back to the 1980s: the Chinese Church is a national church that belongs only to the state.