22 January 2018
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Asian Churches prayig for the Conclave


19/04/2005
Stopping the culture of death is the new Pontiff's first task
Survey among South Korean theologians shows the new Pope's challenges and John Paul II's legacy.

19/04/2005
Muslims and Christians pray for conclave
In an inter-faith meeting in Faisalabad Muslims and Catholics agree to continue John Paul II's teachings and pray for peace.

18/04/2005
Prayers for conclave throughout India
Indian theologian believes greater acculturation can occur if we recognise that within the Church diversity is not opposed to unity.



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EGYPT – LEBANON
Muslims and Christians meet in Cairo for Jerusalem, 'the cause of causes'

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A conference was held on 16-17 January at al-Azhar. Many prominent figures from Lebanon took part, including the Maronite Patriarch Bechara Al-Rahi. The Arab world is divided between "complicit passivity" and "noisy but ineffective speeches". For a former Lebanese premier, coordinated actions are needed to ensure greater efficacy on behalf of Jerusalem’s "pluralistic identity " and "religious freedom". Card Al-Rahi called for joint prayers, Islamic-Christian interfaith solidarity in the Arab world, and support for the Palestinians.


CHINA
Yunnan: Christians accused of membership in an apocalyptic sect get up to 13 years in prison



The Three Grades of Servants cult, an underground pseudo-Protestant sect founded in Henan, is especially strong in the countryside. Those convicted claim they are just ordinary Christians and know nothing about the sect. Defense lawyers have been threatened with loss of their license to practice.


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