Charter 08: for human rights in China

04/11/2013
Egypt: Morsi trial a “sign of change for the country"
Fr. Rafic Greiche, spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church, emphasizes the desire of the people to turn the page after the recent Islamist past. Mina Thabet , president of the Christian Maspero Youth Union , speaks of a "double Egyptian Arab Spring ." In three years the leaders of two opposing regimes have ended up on trial. Morsi’s day in court postponed to February 2014.
02/11/2013
Cairo, Muslim Brotherhood violence targets Church of Virgin Mary in Zaytoun
Islamists tear down banners and spray insults against the patriarch, Copts and the Armed on its walls. An attempt to storm the building is stopped. The church is a place of pilgrimage for Christians and Muslims because of an apparition of the Virgin Mary
01/11/2013
Pope: At this time, we think about our own sunset with the heart anchored on the hope of Jesus that does not disappoint
Putting aside his written text, Francis Pope offers a meditation on death at Rome's Verano cemetery, one that is also about hope "anchored" in Jesus Christ. His thoughts were also for the refugees who die in the desert and at sea.
29/10/2013
Dhaka: festival with magic, games and some medical care for street kids
In its eighth edition, Br Lucio Beninati's initiative has brought together as volunteers Muslims, Hindus and Christians on a day dedicated to homeless children and youth. The festival involves a variety of activities, including sharing meals but also medical checkups for kids in poor health. Although "unruly", the latter "know they are loved".
23/10/2013
Church provides US$ 72 million in aid to 20 Syrian cities
The Pontifical Council 'Cor Unum' presents a summary of its actions so far. Altogether, "55 entities [are] working in the field [. . .] and 32 Catholic institutions [are] involved so far" under the coordination of Caritas Lebanon.


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