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More migrants drown off Yemen’s coast
At least 19 people were killed yesterday, from Somalia and Ethiopia. The dead were on a boat with another 180 migrants. Another 50 drowned the day before. For a UN expert, this is a "new trend". As traffickers realise the risks they thrown migrants off the boat.
20/05/2015 INDONESIA - ASIA
Hundreds rescued off Aceh coast in boat-people crisis
This morning, at least 426 people, mostly from Myanmar, were rescued by local fishermen. One of these ships was at sea for weeks, the people on board sick and undernourished. Partial reverse of Malaysia and Indonesia over push backs. Myanmar also ready to cooperate to resolve the Rohingya crisis.
Asian sanctuary rectors to meet in Seoul
The Seoul meeting is tasked with formulating common pastoral guidelines and examining sanctuaries' role in faith inculturation and inter-religious dialogue.
18/05/2015 MALAYSIA - INDONESIA - ASIA
Migrant laden boats pushed back to sea. Malaysian activist: Asean must solve the boat people crisis
Situation is critical in Aceh with continuous attempted landings. The UN and Thailand schedule regional summit on May 29. Malaysian Catholic: the emergency caused by the Myanmar for failing to grant citizenship to the Rohingya refugees. ASEAN must adopt a reception policy.
21/03/2016 14:57:00 YEMEN – ITALY
For Fr Tom, abducted in Yemen, Holy Thursday prayer and adoration for the martyrs
Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was the chaplain of the Sisters of Mother Teresa killed in Aden. He is now in Jihadi hands. So far, nothing is known about his fate. Unconfirmed rumours claim that he will be crucified on Good Friday. The Rector Major addresses the Salesian Family asking for prayers for the victims of sectarian violence.
Jesus too was a migrant, Singapore archbishop says
Locals and Asian migrants gather to celebrate World Migrants Day. The Church plays an important role in providing services to foreign workers.
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