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09/15/2014 IRAQ-VATICAN
"Adopt a Christian from Mosul": Archbishops’ thanks as first aid arrives
by Amel Nona
Msgr. Amel Nona, the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, who is also a refugee himself, thanks all the donors to the AsiaNews campaign. The situation is increasingly difficult given the huge number of refugees and the arrival of winter and snow, making outdoor shelters and tents impossible. The crisis, an occasion that activates the faith of Christians.
  Rome (AsiaNews) - Msgr. Amel Nona, the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, who is currently a refugee in Kurdistan, has written us a letter thanking us for the first consignment of aid, which he accepted as President of the Bishop's Committee for aid...

09/15/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
One Hongkonger is two against Beijing's anti-democratic proposal
For 48 per cent of survey participants, pro-democracy lawmakers should vote against mainland China's election law. Thousands of people march in silence and mourning to lift the Occupy Central movement. Professors support student strike and criticise the mainland's openness.
09/15/2014 BANGLADESH
Mutual respect and rosary are ​​the recipe for happiness for Catholic families in Bangladesh
by Sumon Corraya
The Diocese of Rajshahi organised its 13th annual pastoral Meeting on the topic of 'Evangelisation in Christian families'. To overcome everyday problems, people must "live according to the teachings of Christ."
09/15/2014 INDIA
Thousands of Christians march in Bangalore against violence in Iraq, Syria and Africa
by Santosh Digal
A "Sunday of solidarity" was held for persecuted Christians around the world. For archbishop of Bangalore, silence means "to be complicit in these acts of violence against humanity."
09/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: two mothers, "two women - Mary and the Church – carry forward the hope that is Christ, gift us Christ"
Without Mary there would be no Jesus, just as "without the Church we cannot go forward". "Jesus came into the world to learn how to be a man, and in being a man, to walk with men. He came into the world to obey, and he obeyed. But he learned obedience by suffering."

09/15/2014 INDIA
Andhra Pradesh, Msgr. Ramazzotti "inspiration and provocation for all Indian Catholics"
by sr. Benigna Menezes*
Great celebrations in Eluru for the opening of the year dedicated to the PIME founder. The local bishop, Msgr. Maipan, recalls his life "worthy of a saint" and urges the faithful to be "true disciples" of the founding father of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions. The delivery of the crucifix to a young Indian, who is leaving for Papua New Guinea, "demonstrates the PIME vocation which is increasingly an expression of the missionary will of the local churches."
09/15/2014 TURKEY
Erdogan's new Turkey to requires all students to study the Qur'an
by NAT da Polis
School reform begins this year by introducing compulsory Islamic religious education to all grades, including Arabic, to help students understand the Qur'an. For 200,000 Syrian Christian refugees in Turkey, this will be a problem.
09/15/2014 SRI LANKA
The website of Pope Francis' visit to Sri Lanka already accessible
by Melani Manel Perera
The trilingual website (Sinhala, Tamil, and English) provides information about the visit. Francis will be the first pope to travel to the north of the island, a Tamil region strongly ​​affected by the civil war. The logo remembers the Blessed Joseph Vaz, "the apostle of Sri Lanka," whose canonisation the local church is waiting for.
09/15/2014 CHINA - HONG KONG
Half of Chinese billionaires plans to flee their country within five years
A survey looks at people with more than $ 1.5 billion in assets and found that 47 per cent of Chinese respondents want to leave, mostly to Hong Kong and Canada. Many of the super-rich in Singapore and Britain want to do the same.
09/15/2014 MIDDLE EAST-UN
Haines beheading "heinous and cowardly". Paris summit to counter Islamic State
Islamist militias promise a new execution of a Briton, accusing Cameron of having allied with the United States to fight the Islamic State. Hollande calls Paris meeting with Iraqi president to plot a strategy for counteroffensive. Syria and Iran excluded, but Russia present.
09/15/2014 INDONESIA - TURKEY
Indonesia, four Turkish citizens arrested for "ties" with the Islamic state
by Mathias Hariyadi

Indonesian extremists were also arrested in the operation; according to the authorities they may be active in the formation of local Islamist cells. Anti-terrorism squad say they were trying to contact Santoso, the most wanted man in the country. At least 66 Indonesian citizens are active in the jihad in the Middle East.
09/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Celebrate the Holy Cross, and think of our brothers and sisters, persecuted and killed
At the Angelus Pope Francis recalls the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: "We do not exalt just any cross, but the Cross of Jesus," where " God’s love for humanity was revealed most". The cross is not a sign of "magic": "Belief in the Cross of Jesus means following Jesus on his path”. An appeal for the Central African Republic. He returns to his prayer at Redipuglia: "War is a madness ... When will we learn this lesson?"
09/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Christ’s love sustains married couples' love and renews it when, humanly speaking, it becomes lost
Pope Francis celebrates Mass during which 20 couples are united in marriage. Some of them have lived together for some time and have children. Families are the “bricks” for the building up of society". The merciful love that flows from the Cross heals "those who succumb to the dangerous temptation of discouragement, infidelity, weakness, abandonment”. An added piece of advice: Never let the sunset on an argument
09/13/2014 MIDDLE EAST
Patriarch Laham: Unity among Muslims and Christians, to save the Arab world
by Gregorio III Laham*
The Greek-catholic patriarch opened the ecumenical conference of In Defense of Christians (IDF, 9-11 September). Arab society "needs all of us and together we can build a better world”. The need to reject being regarded as "the cradle of fundamentalism, violence and terrorism."
09/13/2014 VATICAN
Pope in Redipuglia: War is madness. This is the time to weep
At the cemetery that is the final resting place for the mortal remains of over 10 thousand victims of the First World War, Pope Francis condemns past and present wars, their destructive power, motivated by Cain’s attitude: "What does it matter to me?". The "the merchants of war perhaps have made a great deal of money, but their corrupted hearts have lost the capacity to cry". "... Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction ...". Present cardinals and bishops from Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, ordinary soldiers and representatives of Orthodox and Muslims in Europe. Pope Francis’ grandfather fought in the Great War on the Piave. The gift of "Light of St. Francis" to the military ordinary military in commemorations of the First World War. The full text of the papal homily.

Altri articoli
09/13/2014 INDONESIA
Following Pope Francis, Indonesian priests and religious renew vocational challenge by Mathias Hariyadi
09/13/2014 INDIA
Bihar, four people arrested for "forcing" Dalit to convert to Islam by Nirmala Carvalho
09/13/2014 PHILIPPINES
PIME missionary: MILF political party, a "positive" step in the interests of peace in the Philippines
09/12/2014 TURKEY - UNITED STATES - IRAQ
Kerry seeks Turkish support against Islamic state
09/12/2014 INDIA - ITALY
Italian marines case: Latorre back in Italy for four months
09/12/2014 INDONESIA
Indonesian Bishops against bill legalising abortion in rape cases by Mathias Hariyadi
09/12/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central ready for a lavish democracy "banquet" in Hong Kong
09/12/2014 RUSSIA - UKRAINE
Greek Catholic Church blames Russia for Ukraine bloodshed by Nina Achmatova
09/12/2014 VATICAN
Pope: you cannot correct a brother without charity, humility and truth, anything else is just "gossip"
09/12/2014 ISLAM - CAMEROON
Poverty, fanaticism and a desire for revenge drive Boko Haram in Cameroon by Piero Gheddo
09/12/2014 VATICAN
Communio: special issue for the Synod on the Family by Bernardo Cervellera
09/12/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta, civil society against "indirect" election of local administrators
09/12/2014 MYANMAR
Burmese activist sentenced to 11 years in prison for anti-government protests
09/12/2014 NEPAL
Nepal declares support for United Nations in the fight against ISIS by Christopher Sharma
Editor's choices
ITALY - IRAQ
After raising € 350,000, 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo CervelleraDonations raised up to 31 August have been sent to the patriarch of Baghdad and the bishops of Kurdistan. The campaign helps to feed, house, clothe, and bring comfort to more than 150,000 Christian, Yazidi, Turkmen, Shia and Sunni refugees who fled the violence of the army of the Islamic Caliphate. People in Italy and around the world have been generous, including the poor and the unemployed, a sign of hope for the world as well as those who suffer and those who give.
IRAQ-ITALY
"Adopt a Christian from Mosul," the thanks of the Patriarch Louis Sako; the concerns of the Bishop of Kurdistan
by Bernardo CervelleraThe head of the Chaldean Church is grateful for the AsiaNews campaign and hopes that "this chain of solidarity will reach far and wide”. Helping refugees to remain in Iraq. But many want to flee abroad. The bishop of Amadiyah where thousands of displaced people have found haven in churches and homes: We also help the Arabs (Muslims), and Yazidis, for free and without looking at our confessional differences.
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Top 10
09/14/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Celebrate the Holy Cross, and think of our brothers and sisters, persecuted and killed
09/11/2014 NEPAL
Nepal, government to migrants: Choose Christian nations, they will treat you better
by Christopher Sharma
09/10/2014 VATICAN - IRAQ - UNITED STATES
For the fight against the Islamic state, Obama chooses the Saudis, the Vatican chooses the UN
by Bernardo Cervellera
09/09/2014 IRAQ - UNITED NATIONS
UN: the Islamic state uses child suicide bombers, 30 million deprived of the right to education
09/09/2014 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Uri Avnery: The danger of the Islamic State and of Israeli Messianic Zionism
by Uri Avnery
09/09/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Jesus "is not a professor", he is in the midst of the people, he "chose sinners" and always prays for us
09/09/2014 ASIA
World Bank: global employment crisis
09/09/2014 AFGHANISTAN - INDIA
Afghanistan, kidnapped Indian Jesuit "is alive and safe"
09/12/2014 VATICAN
Communio: special issue for the Synod on the Family
by Bernardo Cervellera
09/11/2014 PHILIPPINES
Card. Tagle: Pope Francis’ visit will make a difference in the lives of the Filipino people
by Card. Luis Antonio Tagle

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