Message for 2008 World Day of Peace

Despite threats, Paul Bhatti to continue brother's work for peace in Pakistan
Threatened by the Taliban, the former Minister for National Harmony has renewed the message of Christian-Muslim harmony and coexistence. Almost three years after his brother Shahbaz's murder, he said that "his sacrifice» is increasingly "a seed for peace." He calls on the West and world Catholics for political and economic help to "give hope to the future."
Washington to Beijing: Modify South China Sea claims
A senior U.S. government official calls on the Chinese government to cooperate on a "peaceful solution" to tensions in the Asia-Pacific region. The Chinese government claims are a source of "growing concern" and nurture "uncertainty." U.S. experts: Beijing’s aggressiveness fueled by a "sense of destiny" in history and on world stage.