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09/03/2015 INDIA
For Indian Jesuit, the Catholic Church stands with 150 million workers on strike against Modi
Fr Cedric Prakash explains why the country’s ten largest unions went on a general strike yesterday. Protesters oppose the privatisation of state-owned companies, exempting companies employing less than 40 workers from labour laws, and reducing the influence of labour unions.
New Delhi (AsiaNews) - "India’s central government led by the BJP* is not responding to workers’ demands. The latter could lose their jobs if the proposed law in Parliament is adopted,” said Fr Cedric...

09/03/2015 ASIA – EUROPEAN UNION
Aylan’s death and that of the Middle East
by Bernardo Cervellera
The death of a child from a sinking boat off the Turkish coast has moved the whole world, but lest we forget, thousands more have already died in Syria’s war. The refugee problem must be addressed but so do the causes that have led to this tragedy, namely Mideast wars, funding the Islamic State group, and proxies acting on behalf of regional and world powers.
09/03/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Wonder of encountering Jesus opens hearts, calculations close them
At Mass in Santa Marta Francis speaks of the Gospel of the miraculous catch and invites participants to recognize themselves as sinners "not in theory, in practice" and to recognize the Savior. The Lord "forgives even those who deny him, if they have the grace of this double confession: You are God, I am a sinner."
09/02/2015 INDIA
Thousands of Odisha pogrom survivors accuse the BJP of protecting religious terrorism
The Kandhamal Nyaya Shanti Samaj O Sadbhabana, an association that represents survivors, organised a rally to demand justice for the 2008 pogrom victims. In a letter to the president of India, the group describes the compensation given to survivors as puny. Communist leader says the ruling BJP does not represent the Hindu majority.
09/02/2015 CHINA – HONG KONG
China and the Cross, a history of miracles that conquer demolitions
The symbol of the Christian religion appeared in the sky over China many times in past centuries. Official documents held at the Roman College contain the stories of those who saw the bright cross. Given these facts, even if the government takes down the crosses, what prevents them from reappearing?

09/02/2015 BANGLADESH
Muslims, Hindus and Christians pay homage to Catholic doctor Edric Baker
by Sumon Corraya
The New Zealand native died yesterday at the age of 74. In Bangladesh, he founded the Kaliakuri Health Care Project in Tangail District. During his 35 years of service, he took care of the country’s poor. For the bishop of Mymensingh, "he was an example of how we can sincerely take to heart caring for people.” A documentary by a producer working for state television raised his profile, and led the government to grant him Bangladeshi citizenship.
09/02/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Never again war, the plea of minorities and persecuted Christians
On the anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Francis asks that “the world today no longer experience the horrors and the appalling suffering of such tragedies. But she does!”. "The alliance between families and God, called today to combat the desertification of the modern city."
09/02/2015 MYANMAR
Electoral Commission rejects candidacy of Muslim leaders
Rejected the request of 17 aspiring MPs (out of 18), for problems related to citizenship. Of these 11 are from Rakhine State, the scene of sectarian Islamic-Buddhist violence. The party, Muslim-based, now risks dissolution. Solidarity from NLD: "unconstitutional".
09/02/2015 CHINA
The US calls on Beijing to "immediately" release jailed Christian lawyer and pastors
Dave Saperstein, American envoy with responsibility on religious freedom, was to meet with religious leaders and activists committed to freedom of worship. The night before a raid was triggered by the authorities: "A particularly alarming development".
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in St Peter's Basilica
Pope Francis leads the Liturgy of the Word on the day he instituted in unity with the Orthodox Church. Representatives of all Christian churches attend the service. Without the conversion of heart to God, “ecology has not chance of succeeding." Saint Francis of Assisi is the model of caring for creation.
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Pope stresses Jubilee, God’s tenderness for women who had an abortion, Lefebvrians, prisoners, the sick
In a letter to Mgr Rino Fisichella, Pope Francis adds new criteria to traditional ones to receive indulgence. All priests can forgive the sin of abortion by preparing themselves to welcome sincerely the sinners. The sick and the lonely can accept “suffering as an experience of closeness to the Lord”. The Jubilee year might bring amnesty, whilst a cell’s door might become a Holy Door. Through works of mercy, one can obtain plenary indulgence. The pontiff seeks reconciliation with the Society of St Pius X.
09/01/2015 BANGLADESH – VATICAN
Dhaka: Urban and tribal cultures can meet the goals set by Laudato si’
by Sumon Corraya
Mgr Patrick D'Rozario, archbishop of Dhaka, organised a meeting with representatives of various groups to discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical. "We can heed the pope by teaching everyone to love the environment from the point of view of his or her religion,” a Catholic priest said.
09/01/2015 MYANMAR
Myanmar president signs (anti-Muslim) law that bans polygamy
Thein Sein inks controversial law that bans multiple marriages and common law partnerships. Promoted by rightwing Buddhist extremists, the new legislation follows a series of measures designed to defend “race and religion”. For HRW official, the new legislation is potentially discriminatory, especially for the way it might be implemented.
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Our final embrace with Christ and the idleness "of chatter"
As public Masses begin again in Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis calls Christians to witness to hope (and fear) of the definitive encounter with Jesus Christ. "He will come to see me so that I may see him with my own eyes, embrace him and be with him always." "Let us comfort one another through good deeds and good words, on this road."
08/31/2015 INDIA
Orissa: Ordeal of Pastor Sushil Lima, for years a victim of radical Hindus
by Nirmala Carvalho
The religious leader and his family are victims of persecution since 2005, when he began to preach the Gospel. He received death threats during the anti-Christian pogroms in Kandhamal in 2008. Over the years he has baptized about 100 faithful. His followers publicly humiliated and threatened with expulsion by village council.

Altri articoli
08/31/2015 INDIA
Card. Toppo: Learning to take care of the earth and its inhabitants from India’s tribals by Nirmala Carvalho
08/31/2015 CHINA
Zhang Kai, a courageous lawyer who defended Zhejiang crosses with law books
08/31/2015 LEBANON – VATICAN
Michael Malke’s beatification and the future of Iraqi and Syrian martyrs by Fady Noun
08/24/2015 VIETNAM
Vietnamese Church at forefront of calls for democratic and multicultural reform of education by Nguyen Hung

08/31/2015 TIBET
Mother of four dies after setting herself on fire against village demolitions
08/31/2015 BANGLADESH
From Colombia to the chaos of Dhaka: The joy of the mission, a new spiritual strength by Danilo Goméz
08/31/2015 PALESTINE-ISRAEL
Msgr. Michel Sabbah among demonstrators assaulted by Israeli army in Beit Jala by Joshua Lapide
08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
08/29/2015 IRAQ
Baghdad patriarch calls for a government of "national emergency" to save Iraq by Joseph Mahmoud
08/29/2015 PHILIPPINES – VATICAN
Responding to the pope’s call, the Filipino Church will mark World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation with masses, exhibitions, and meetings
08/29/2015 RUSSIA
The Cossacks of Saint Petersburg deny involvement in the removal of a bas-relief depicting Mephistopheles by Nina Achmatova
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees by Bernardo Cervellera
08/28/2015 CHINA
Christian lawyer arrested over his involvement against cross removals in Zhejiang
08/28/2015 RUSSIA
The Cossacks of St. Petersburg remove bas-relief of Mephistopheles from historic building by Nina Achmatova
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INDIA
Card. Toppo: Learning to take care of the earth and its inhabitants from India’s tribals
by Nirmala CarvalhoThe Archbishop of Ranchi, speaks to AsiaNews ahead of the World Day of Prayer for the care of creation (1 September). The nation is home to "more than one million tribal Catholic, and in our culture we respect nature and will celebrate its gifts." Today "to be true witnesses of Christ, we must respond to the ecological crisis through a deep spiritual conversion."
VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo CervelleraThe Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.
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08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
09/02/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Never again war, the plea of minorities and persecuted Christians
08/31/2015 ORTHODOX CHURCH – VATICAN
Bartholomew I and Catholics together on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
08/31/2015 INDIA
Card. Toppo: Learning to take care of the earth and its inhabitants from India’s tribals
by Nirmala Carvalho
09/02/2015 BANGLADESH
Muslims, Hindus and Christians pay homage to Catholic doctor Edric Baker
by Sumon Corraya
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Pope stresses Jubilee, God’s tenderness for women who had an abortion, Lefebvrians, prisoners, the sick
08/28/2015 CHINA
Christian lawyer arrested over his involvement against cross removals in Zhejiang
08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
08/28/2015 RUSSIA
The Cossacks of St. Petersburg remove bas-relief of Mephistopheles from historic building
by Nina Achmatova
08/28/2015 KAZAKHSTAN
Agreement on a new international nuclear bank signed in Kazakhstan

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