Pope in Cyprus for peace in Middle East

23/04/2013
India: more than 48 thousand children abused between 2001-2011
Statistics revealed in a report by the Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR). The main victims are girls, mostly assaulted in state-run orphanages and institutions. Card. Gracias, president of the Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI), tells AsiaNews: "The protection of children is at the heart of the education, social and health care ministry of the Catholic Church in India."
23/04/2013
Bishop Chaiyaphum opens nursing home for elderly of all faiths
In Thailand, caring for senior citizens (11 per cent of the population) is becoming a major issue. At present, only hospitals can provide the necessary services but at three times the cost of nursing homes. For this reason, Mgr Sirisut has thought about a specialised facility that would provide care without distinctions of religion.
23/04/2013
Nepal promises China to crack down on Tibetan refugees
On a visit to Beijing, the leader of the Maoist party in Nepal Prachanda promises Xi Jinping to repress any anti-Chinese protests. "The national stability and integrity of both countries will not be compromised in the name of religious freedom and human rights."
23/04/2013
India: more than 48 thousand children abused between 2001-2011
Statistics revealed in a report by the Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR). The main victims are girls, mostly assaulted in state-run orphanages and institutions. Card. Gracias, president of the Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI), tells AsiaNews: "The protection of children is at the heart of the education, social and health care ministry of the Catholic Church in India."