» 10/30/2006, 00.00
Catholics and Buddhists together against the legalisation of abortion
For Cardinal Kitbunchu, it is tragic that mothers should want an abortion. Buddhist monk explains there is no need to kill; all that is needed is to provide help. Some Thai NGOs have proposed legalising abortion, which they say is a women's issue, not a moral issue.
Thai Church seeking greater ties among tribal groups in Thailand’s hill country
A recent conference organised by the Thai Bishops’ Conference focused on strengthening ties, networking and increasing awareness of legal rights by tribal groups. But wider society can also learn from them how to better protect natural resources.
Cardinal Gracias: "women, your time has come"
For the cardinal, India is ready for a greater role for women. But it is necessary to change an ancient mentality and to guarantee all women better health protection and education opportunities.
21/05/2008 THAILAND – MYANMAR
Caritas Thailand sending first aid shipment to Nargis victims
First shipment of donations collected from various dioceses was sent off yesterday. Thailand’s COERR and the Bishops’ Conference are coordinating operations in cooperation with Burma’s bishops. Aid distribution is made difficult by the many checkpoints in the cyclone-hit area.
Putting into practice the Word of the Lord in daily life
The last four years of the Directive Pastoral Plan, which was launched in 2000, will be devoted to the Word of the Lord, Bishop George Yod Phimphisan announced. All Catholics are urged to follow the teachings of Jesus and renew their faith.
29/07/2010 SOUTH KOREA
Seoul, the Church celebrates the first National Congress for Life
Two days of discussions and interventions, coordinated by the Committee for Life and the Committee for Bioethics of the Korean Bishops' Conference, to transform the "culture of death" to a "culture of life".
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