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Mideast: a "lost generation" of children and young people due to murder, suicide, and war
A study found that in 2015 ten times more people died from suicide and murder than in war: 1.4 million vs 144,000. There has been a "sharp increase" in cases of mental illness, but the region lacks specialist to treat them.
Abortions, the result of selfishness and materialism, dark evil Vietnamese progress
The GDP in the first quarter of 2012 recorded a growth of 4%. However, society threatens implosion along with families. Peak in abortions: Ho Chi Minh City the number is equal to births. Government and religion should work together to rebuild families and entire communities.
12/04/2016 16:09:00 PHILIPPINES
Cardinal Tagle: mercy, cure for the modern ills of a wounded society
For the archbishop of Manila, the world has “many wounds" that even the Risen Lord cannot eliminate. The faithful must "see and touch" these wounds to understand mercy and compassion. Infidelity, individualism and abuse within the Church are some of the most urgent wounds to heal.
Christmas in Assam, wounded by Aids and poverty
Fr Tom Mangattuthazhe Thomas visited villages in rural areas in the eastern state of Assam to prepare for Christmas celebrations. Upon his return, he made a call for reflection on the social ills afflicting tribal people.
Filipino clergymen call for greater commitment against society's ills
At the end of its annual meeting, the Association of Major Religious Superiors of Men in the Philippines released a statement pledging their commitment to fight poverty, corruption, and environmental degradation.
01/12/2004 WORLD AIDS DAY INDIA
Camillians working among terminally ill AIDS patients "like a mother with her children".
The religious of the Snehadaan centre consider the opportunity to serve HIV-positive patients as a "privilege".
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