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10/21/2014 INDIA
India, Catholics and Hindus "working together against the globalization of indifference"
by Nirmala Carvalho
The President of the Office for Inter-religious Dialogue and Ecumenism of the Indian Catholic Bishops Conference, Msgr. Felix Machado, speaks to AsiaNews about the Vatican’s message for the Hindu festival of Diwali: "We must not ignore the differences that separate us, but understand them and accept them. In the footsteps of Pope Francis, we must strive for the common good".
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - Christians and Hindus "must deepen their mutual respect and friendship, not by ignoring the essential differences that exist between the two religious traditions, but rather by understanding, acknowledging,...

10/21/2014 ASIA
Stock market 'volatility', a worrying sign about the health of the global economy
by Maurizio d'Orlando
Thanks to central banks action, another "Black Monday" crash was averted. However, in doing so, markets have become drug addicts. Now, if central banks stop pumping liquidity in increasingly massive quantities, another crash is likely.
10/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope: We cannot resign ourselves to thinking of a Middle East without Christians
Many of our brothers and sisters are being persecuted and have had to leave their homes in a brutal way" and "in the general indifference of so many". Cardinal Pietro Parolin: international community must respond to the terrorism of the Islamic State with a negotiated solution to all the problems in the Middle East, starting from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
10/20/2014 INDIA
Mumbai: threats to life undermine God in society, says Card Gracias
by Nirmala Carvalho
In conjunction with the Synod on the Family, the Church in Mumbai organised a conference on 'Protecting, Preserving and Promoting the Gift of Human Life: Emerging Challenges'. "It is sad to see that many people today think they do not need God in their lives," says Mumbai archbishop. "The traditional family has deep roots" in India, but "the country's rapid industrialisation" creates challenges that must be met right away, says a professor of moral theology.
10/18/2014 VATICAN
Synod Message: Admiration and gratitude to the families who follow Christ, Way, Truth and Life
The Message (which we publish in full) is addressed to "ordinary" families and speaks of the beauty of the love between a man and a woman. Little or no space to the issues discussed in the media: communion to remarried; gay families. A prayer to the Father, in union "with the family of Nazareth," which shows the family as the transforming cell of society and the world.

10/18/2014 INDIA
Andhra Pradesh, Year of Consecrated Life "in the sign of new vocations"
by Benigna Menezes*
The Church in the southern state prepares to “renew religious life and vocations, reflecting on the need for evangelization in the modern world." More than 160 priests, religious men and women at a rally at the Stella Maris College.
10/17/2014 INDIA
Karnataka's state government rejects (false) report on 2008 attacks on churches
by Nirmala Carvalho
The report by Judge BK Somasekhar exonerated Hindu radicals, despite overwhelming evidence and testimonies against them. For Christian leader, it "is good news, which we hope will soon bring justice and reparations to the victims". During their attacks, fundamentalists destroyed more than 20 churches and Christian places of worship.
10/17/2014 INDIA - PAKISTAN
Bishop of Pune: The Asia Bibi death sentence is an affront to the dignity of us all
by Thomas Dabre*
Msgr. Thomas Dabre comments on the ruling of the High Court of Islamabad, which confirmed the death penalty. The blasphemy laws are "contrary to the human spirit" and "reveal a medieval and obsolete mentality." The prelate calls for the intervention of the international community.
10/16/2014 INDIA
India, Modi government slams western schools says Hindu schools are better
by Nirmala Carvalho
The Interior Minister has criticized the school model introduced by the British and still in force today. Preferable to the only "Indian culture and its model of values" for the development of young people. In Gujarat the current Prime Minister of India had imposed textbooks of a radical Hindu intellectual. Catholic Bishop: "History is about facts, and facts must not be distorted."
10/16/2014 ITALY
With Pope Francis, the mission ad gentes renews the Church
by Piero Gheddo
The pontiff begins with the proclamation of Christ and with young churches in order to give new impetus to the older ones that are perhaps moored too much to old patterns. The missionary spirit can teach a lot even to those who, like us, are rich in spirituality, theology, law, liturgical rites, and pastoral experiences. . . . The apostles themselves did not remain in Jerusalem, but gave breath and universal consistency to Catholicism by "going into the whole world."
10/15/2014 INDIA
With suicide among farmers in the background, Maharashtra goes to the polls
Voters choose a new state assembly today. The next government of the richest and most developed Indian state will have to tackle high inflation and economic difficulties in rural areas. Between February and May this year, three farmers have taken their own life each day.
10/14/2014 IRAQ - ITALY
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo Cervellera
A second instalment is sent with funds raised in September. The fate of East-West relations is being played out in the Middle East and Iraq. Pope Francis and the Synod issue an appeal. Governments are lukewarm. Aid is coming from around the world. A new international community is defeating the "globalisation of indifference."
10/14/2014 INDIA
Indian Bishops: after cyclone displaces 500,000 people, Church gets directly involved
Winds reaching 200 km/h devastate coastal areas in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. An early weather warning helps the authorities to evacuate residents, limiting death toll to 26. The bishops from the affected dioceses tell AsiaNews: "The most serious damage was caused by uprooted trees and collapsed houses. Pray for the victims and the many wounded."
10/13/2014 INDIA
Satyarthi and Malala, their Nobel for Christian children in Kandhamal
by Nirmala Carvalho
The president of the Global Council of Indian Christians hopes that this recognition will bring justice to the little victims of the 2008 pogroms in Odisha (Orissa). Dalit activist Lenin Raghuvanshi speaks about his friend Kailash Satyarthi.
10/13/2014 SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka: 24 years on, the railway linking North and South reopens
Known as the "Queen of Jaffna," the connection was closed in 1990 during the Civil War. Repair work cost 58 billion rupees (350.8 million euro). India financed part of the project.

Altri articoli
10/12/2014 VATICAN
Pope: the Kingdom of God is not to be reduced to a "tiny church", the gospel is for everyone
10/12/2014 VATICAN
Pope: The Church is missionary, if it stops moving, she becomes closed in on herself, she can be corrupted
10/10/2014 INDIA - AUSTRALIA
Surrogacy in India: Australian couple keeps baby girl, leaves twin brother behind by Nirmala Carvalho
10/10/2014 INDIA - PAKISTAN
Kashmir, calm in clashes between Pakistan and India
10/09/2014 INDIA
Madhya Pradesh: anti-Christian violence "unacceptable"
10/08/2014 INDIA
Madhya Pradesh, the government cancels a Christian gathering for disturbing the peace by Nirmala Carvalho
10/07/2014 INDIA - PAKISTAN
Clashes in Kashmir, Pakistan violates ceasefire, killing Indian civilians
10/06/2014 INDIA
For Odisha bishop, the Church is like a family in which everyone is a missionary by Santosh Digal
10/05/2014 VATICAN
Pope: a Bible for every family, to read it often, every day
10/05/2014 VATICAN
Pope to Synod on the Family: God’s dream always clashes with the hypocrisy of some of his servants by Bernardo Cervellera
10/04/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Listening, discussion and gaze of Christ for the Synod on the family. It will renew the Church and society
10/03/2014 TIBET - CHINA
Dalai Lama could return to China as a pilgrim
10/03/2014 INDIA
Karnataka, Hindu radicals attack two men transporting cows by Nirmala Carvalho
10/02/2014 INDIA
Modi, sweeper for a day for Gandhi and the "Clean India" campaign by Nirmala Carvalho
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IRAQ - ITALY
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo CervelleraA second instalment is sent with funds raised in September. The fate of East-West relations is being played out in the Middle East and Iraq. Pope Francis and the Synod issue an appeal. Governments are lukewarm. Aid is coming from around the world. A new international community is defeating the "globalisation of indifference."
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.
Dossier
Top 10
10/17/2014 INDIA - PAKISTAN
Bishop of Pune: The Asia Bibi death sentence is an affront to the dignity of us all
by Thomas Dabre*
10/14/2014 IRAQ - ITALY
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo Cervellera
10/14/2014 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, demolition campaign against the sacred places of Buddhism
10/16/2014 PAKISTAN
Asia Bibi's sentence is heart breaking, may the world pray for her, says Islamabad bishop
by Jibran Khan
10/14/2014 BANGLADESH
Proposed law on "child brides" bows to conservative Islam
by Sumon Corraya
10/16/2014 UKRAINE - RUSSIA
Ultimatum to Crimea’s Muslims: Three months to hand over banned Islamic texts
10/16/2014 MALAYSIA - ISLAM
Malaysia Islamic state "recruiters" arrested: They include Internet experts and politicians
10/14/2014 INDONESIA
Jakarta Police Chief: The Islamic Defence Front must be eliminated
by Mathias Hariyadi
10/14/2014 VATICAN
Synod: Beauty of marriage and Christ’s warning against worldly mentality must be remembered
10/17/2014 VATICAN
Synod: "intense" debate in drafting of final document

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