Easter in Rome and in Asia

Bangladesh: War Court sentences to death a member of the nationalist party
The Court has deemed the member of parliament Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury guilty of crimes against humanity during the war of independence. He is the first member of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party to be tried by these courts: previously only Islamic party leaders been convicted.
Xi Jinping calls on religions to help fight corruption
Unbridled economic development and materialism has undermined the moral standards of Chinese society, especially in the Communist Party . The president and secretary general plan on giving more freedom to Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism to restore morality to the tired Chinese society. But Prof. Liu Peng believes it beneficial to launch a real law for the freedom of all religions , including Christianity and Islam.
Nepalese Church: Youth an instrument of social change
Fr. Rabin Rai calls on the faithful to fight inequalities: "youth and their parents should use God's message to avoid every form of oppression and injustice." All the country's churches join the appeal of the pastor from Kathmandu.
Pope: April 27, 2014 John Paul II and Pope Roncalli will be proclaimed saints
The day chosen by Francis is that of Divine Mercy Sunday, a feast inaugurated by Pope Wojtyla.
More blood in Peshawar. Christians pray for victims and peace in the country
Yesterday morning a car bomb struck the town market, not far from the All Saints Church, place of the massacre of 22 September. At least 33 people dead and 70 wounded in the third attack in a few days. The Bishop of Islamabad: "Pakistan is at the crossroads; remain united against terrorism".