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ASIA - VATICAN
Lay Catholics in Asia: a "sleeping giant" that is waking up
Investing in church structures must not stifle the testimony in work, family, politics. The specific mission of the laity is to be in contact with the world and with non-Christians. The teaching of Ratzinger. The testimony of Mgr. Dao and Jess Estanislao, a former member of the Philippine government.
06/09/2010 ASIA - VATICAN
Church of Korea, protagonist of the Congress of Catholic Laity
Former managers, editors, employees have sacrificed their holidays to the Congress and to be of service to participants. Card. Cheong stresses the value of the Korean Church, a highly respected minority in the country. The cult of the martyrs and evangelization the characteristics of mission in the Third Millennium in Asia.
03/09/2010 ASIA - VATICAN
Lay movements in Asia, a gift of Providence in the midst of secularization
Asia is teeming with groups and movements for the evangelization of the blind, AIDS patients, etc. .. All helping to discover Christ, without inhibitions, and passionate about the mission ad gentes. The commitment to cooperate with bishops and parishes, according to the instructions of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
03/09/2010 ASIA - VATICAN
Christians in Asia, courageous witnesses of faith until martyrdom
A day dedicated to martyrdom and persecution of the Churches of Asia in present times. The vitality of the community is precisely a result of this testimony to the spilling of blood. Violations of religious freedom are an attempt to oppress not only faith, but society. An "overdevelopment" without God leads to a "moral underdevelopment," which is the enemy of true human development. The cases of China, India, Vietnam. Support for the persecuted communities.
01/09/2010 ASIA - VATICAN
Lay Catholics, a "creative minority" for Asia
The intervention of the card. Rilko, Fr Felipe Gomes of Manila and Cardinal. Toppo. Rediscovering baptism for the challenges of Asia: globalization, poverty, violation of human rights, relativism and fundamentalism. The continent has seen many waves of evangelization, but also many persecutions. The history of successful conversion of tribals. The song in the light and dark.
24/08/2010 VATICAN - SOUTH KOREA
Congress of the Laity: Proclaiming Jesus Christ in Asia today
The value of Christian faith for the continent that is the undisputed protagonist of the economic and political world. The problem of religious freedom and the gift of martyrdom. The conclusions entrusted to the Card. Rilko. AsiaNews to bring daily reports on progress.
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