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11/21/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
For Global Times, Beijing open on Vatican choosing bishops, closed on Patriotic Association
by Bernardo Cervellera
Anonymous sources suggest Beijing could propose two names with the Vatican choosing one. Even Pope Benedict XVI called for an agreement with the government on episcopal appointments. The CCPA is however considered an important, untouchable "historic legacy". It is also a one of China's most Maoist and corrupt agencies involved in business dealings worth billions, spared so far, from Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign.
Rome (AsiaNews) - Beijing is prepared to give the Vatican a voice and share in episcopal appointments. Indeed, the Holy See would be granted the right choose between two candidates proposed by the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA). China, however is adamant about...

11/20/2014 CHINA
Occupy Central supporters arrested in mainland China
The Chinese government detained almost a hundred activists and citizens last month for expressing support for Hong Kong's democratic struggle. Now it is putting them on trial for "creating a disturbance" or "inciting subversion of state power". The "guilty" face up to five years in prison.
11/19/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Yujiang's underground bishop released but under police surveillance
The prelate cannot leave Jiangxi province or exercise his episcopal ministry. The government might be trying to favour the official bishop, who toes the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association line. For now, the bishops of Shanghai, Baoding, and Yixian are still imprisoned.
11/19/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central condemns attack on Hong Kong's parliament
by Paul Wang
Four of the protesters, some of whom used metal barriers and bricks to break LegCo windows, have been arrested. This is the first violent incident in almost 50 days of peaceful and calm protest. The action was apparently prompted by rumours concerning a new law cracking down on the Internet. Occupy Central reiterates the non-violent nature of the pro-democracy movement.
11/19/2014 CHINA
Set to go on trial in Beijing, Gao Yu claims innocence, blames her "confession" on threats
Her trial for "leaking state secrets" is set to start on Friday. Police is accused of getting the 70-year-old journalist to confess by threatening her son. Ongoing arrests and trials indicate that Xi Jinping's crackdown continues.

11/19/2014 SINGAPORE - MYANMAR - CHINA
Singapore overtakes Beijing as biggest investor in Myanmar. With the "help" of US companies
Behind the boom of the city-state are US companies which, in order to circumvent the embargo, are registered in Singapore. Revelation of Washington tries to down play the revelation made by Burmese Vice-Minister of Finance. In 2014 registers more than 5 billion in foreign investment in the former Burma, with further growth prospects for next year.
11/18/2014 VATICAN - SYMPOSIUM
Pope, hopeful that the AsiaNews Symposium will encourage evangelical zeal in Asia
A telegram from the pope blesses the 2014 international meeting by the PIME agency, its speakers, organisers and all those in attendance. The pontiff is "hopeful that this blessed occasion can be an intense experience of reflection and communion, promoting a renewed apostolic zeal in favour of proclaiming the Gospel in Asia."
11/18/2014 HONG KONG-CHINA-SYMPOSIUM
Card. Zen: Ready to go to jail for Democracy in Hong Kong
Speaking at the AsiaNews International Symposium 2014, the bishop emeritus of the Territory tells of how Beijing banned any Papal visit: " John Paul II was not even allowed to enter the Territory for the conclusion of the Synod on Asia”. In conclusion, the bishop announces: "I hope to have time to hand myself over to police along with other Democrats for occupying public space. I will pray for you all".
11/18/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong, police removed the barricades from Occupy Admiralty
High Court injunction requiring the release of some areas occupied by students and members of the Occupy Central. The protesters "do not want to protest" against this move, but protest leaders ask the government for a political solution "without hiding behind the courts."
11/17/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Is Pope Francis optimistic about the Church in China?
by card. Joseph Zen Ze-kiun
Whilst open to acts of good will, the pontiff reiterated the relevance of Benedict XVI's Letter to Chinese Catholics. He also deplored the bishops' lack of freedom, making it clear that dialogue requires openness as well as coherent values. Christians are never pessimistic because they know that everything is in the hands of Providence. It would also be wrong to give up fidelity for immediate results.
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
At the Angelus, Francis invites the faithful to "go home, pick up the Gospel and read the passage from Matthew on talents. Meditate on what you do with them: do we share them, nurture them or keep them locked up?. After the Marian prayer, an appeal to Rome: "Tensions are too high, both sides should meet - even in the parish - to discuss and help dialogue win out".
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
Addressing the Catholic Doctors Association, Francis describes healthcare as "a real lay apostolate." "The Gospel - the Pope said - goes beyond the Hippocratic Oath: love life at all times, especially when it requires special care and attention. Fidelity to the Gospel of life and respect for it as a gift from God sometimes requires brave choices".
11/15/2014 CHINA
China, the Party warns: Chinese Communists cannot follow a religion
An editorial appeared in the international version of the People's Daily carrying the Maoist Communist Party line: "State atheism is an immovable principle, which is important at both an ideological and organizational level, which is the basis of our system." The example of Cuba, Vietnam and Russia "does not concern us, we have other policies in this regard."
11/14/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy students to travel to Beijing in "political protest"
by Paul Wang
Students want to meet with Premier Li Keqiang and members of the National People's Congress, which curbed Hong Kong's freedom. Protesters are concerned that police might move in to clear protest sites and end sit-ins. About 31 people arrested in October are released.
11/13/2014 CHINA
Beijing arrests engineer who tried to bypass Internet censorship
Xu Dong, 31, had been working on software to bypass the Great Firewall put in place by the Communist government. Accused of supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, he is being held in Beijing's N. 1 Prison.

Altri articoli
11/13/2014 CHINA
Xinjiang 22 Islamic preachers sentenced for inciting hatred
11/12/2014 CHINA - UNITED STATES
China and the United States agree to climate agreement "by 2030"
11/12/2014 VIETNAM - CHINA - PHILIPPINES
ASEAN: Hanoi and Manila united front against Chinese imperialism on the seas by N.H.
11/11/2014 CHINA - HONG KONG
Markets celebrate merger of Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges
11/10/2014 CHINA - APEC - USA
APEC: China offers deals and maritime peace to oust the US from Asia
11/10/2014 CHINA - JAPAN
APEC summit, first handshake between China and Japan
11/09/2014 VATICAN
Pope John Paul II, a lead role in bringing down the Berlin Wall
11/08/2014 HONG KONG-CHINA
Artists and writers support Occupy. China censors them and invokes “security” by Paul Wang
11/07/2014 CHINA
Chinese police breaks up child trafficking ring
11/06/2014 CHINA
For Chinese authorities, Zhou Yongkang graft probe taking longer but charges will be laid
11/06/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong protesters arrested after clashes with police
11/05/2014 NORTH KOREA
From the gulag to the coal mines: the new slaves of North Korea
11/05/2014 MYANMAR - CHINA
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China for the first time
11/05/2014 CHINA
China, the Party admits: More and more Communist officials are Christian or Buddhist
Editor's choices
IRAQ - ITALY
Almost 700,000 euros raised as the 'Adopt a Christian from Mosul' campaign continues
by Bernardo CervelleraA second instalment is sent with funds raised in September. The fate of East-West relations is being played out in the Middle East and Iraq. Pope Francis and the Synod issue an appeal. Governments are lukewarm. Aid is coming from around the world. A new international community is defeating the "globalisation of indifference."
IRAQ-ITALY
"Adopt a Christian from Mosul," the thanks of the Patriarch Louis Sako; the concerns of the Bishop of Kurdistan
by Bernardo CervelleraThe head of the Chaldean Church is grateful for the AsiaNews campaign and hopes that "this chain of solidarity will reach far and wide”. Helping refugees to remain in Iraq. But many want to flee abroad. The bishop of Amadiyah where thousands of displaced people have found haven in churches and homes: We also help the Arabs (Muslims), and Yazidis, for free and without looking at our confessional differences.
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11/19/2014 INDONESIA
As Ahok, a Christian and ethnic Chinese, becomes the first non-Muslim to lead Jakarta, Islamists rage
by Mathias Hariyadi
11/18/2014 INDIA
Tamil Nadu, 100 Hindu radicals attack a Christian community
by Nirmala Carvalho
11/18/2014 IRAQ - SYMPOSIUM
Baghdad Patriarch hopes to see Francis in Iraq to restore Christians' hope
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
11/20/2014 AUSTRIA - IRAQ
Patriarch of Baghdad to Muslim leaders: Unbefitting silence on the Islamic State, a Nazism in the name of Islam
by Louis Raphael I Sako*
11/21/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
For Global Times, Beijing open on Vatican choosing bishops, closed on Patriotic Association
by Bernardo Cervellera
11/17/2014 VATICAN
Pope warns against a Church that is a "group of ecclesiastical disciples" that wants to keep the Lord away "from the peripheries"
11/17/2014 IRAQ
Chaldean Patriarch and Speaker of Parliament: Christians essential to Iraq's future
by Joseph Mahmoud
11/18/2014 VATICAN - SYMPOSIUM
Pope, hopeful that the AsiaNews Symposium will encourage evangelical zeal in Asia
11/18/2014 SRI LANKA - SYMPOSIUM
For Mannar Bishop, Joseph Vaz led John Paul II and Francis to Sri Lanka

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