The words of Shah Ahmed Shafi, a radical cleric, have caused quite a stir. Later, he blamed the media for misquoting him. For activist, “He would like to take us back 100 years.”
The new Commission was born at the end of the Latin rite Indian bishops Plenary Assembly. Mons. Allwyn D'Silva is auxiliary bishop of Mumbai. The diocese among the first to realize the need to counteract the negative effects of climate change.
Msgr Hindo fears "new clashes" in the north-east of Syria after the announcement of the withdrawal of US troops. In the "volatile situation", the Kurds are ready to dialogue with Damascus. Trump warns: we will destroy Ankara economically in the event of an attack on the Kurds. Erdogan rejects the threat.
The author started writing as a child whilst in "search of God". In 2007 a friend invited him to visit a house of the Missionaries of Charity in Buenos Aires. He later left for India on the trail of the saint of Kolkata.
The women belong to the Secular Institute Believers in Christ Community. The archdiocese of the capital has provided them with a home to live together. The lay sisters are active in teaching children and providing spiritual care to the sick.
Festivities begin tonight with vespers. An interfaith prayer and Mass will be held tomorrow. Seniors, youth and children participated in the flag-raising ceremony. The saint “strengthens our faith in Christ".
At Toronto Airport Rahaf appeared tired but smiling. Ottawa Foreign Minister calls her "courageous" new Canadian citizen. The story is likely to open a new confrontation on rights with Riyadh.
Ali Motahari calls for a referendum on the hijab. In the event of a referendum he hopes that the country chooses to maintain the norm. However, the protest of women online and on the streets does not stop. Female activists: "Our rights cannot be decided" by men or by a vote.
The divisions between Orthodox Churches are deepening in fear of losing faithful. Georgian metropolitan Nikolaj says it is important to read the Tomos of autocephaly in the original language. Savva, metropolitan of Warsaw refers to Epifanyj as "a simple layman" of a schismatic Church. In Ukraine, dozens of Orthodox parishes pass to the patriarchate of Kiev.
Forced to go to school on Christmas Day; no entry into the church for children under 18. Now even traditional New Year poems forbidden if they have a religious references.