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Non violence as the road to peace, say Japanese bishops
In a statement to the press, Japan's bishops urge all Catholics to "start over from peace", "first premise for human dignity".
01/02/2007 SRI LANKA
“Dismayed” bishops urge Tigers to contribute to peace process
A statement published by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka calls on parties to the conflict to take the suffering of the people into account and to work together for peace, the only path that will lead to the development and wellbeing of the country.
07/01/2010 SRI LANKA
Catholics to vote according to conscience, Colombo archbishop says
Mgr Malcolm Ranjith mentions the values of "peace, equality and democracy" as the guidelines for choosing the right candidate. The prelate hopes that "free and fair" elections will lead the country to an era of peace and development. He says he does not back any one candidate but puts "trust in the good judgment of our people."
08/06/2005 CHINA VATICAN
Persecution in Hebei, a liability for Hu Jintao's plans
Letter slams Wang Zhenguo, Religious Affairs Bureau director in Gao Cheng County, for building a 'harmonious society' with violence and terror.
Thai Church: "Forgiveness and reconciliation, a true path to peace"
The Justice and Peace Commission of the Thai Bishops' Conference marked the Day for Peace and Human Rights, underscoring the importance "of reciprocal comprehension and social justice".
Regime using Buddhism for propaganda purposes, monks say
Many delegations stay away from World Buddhist Summit in Yangon to protest against regime. At least 400 Buddhist monks are jailed sentenced to 15-20 years.
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