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08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
During the Angelus, Pope Francis mentioned yesterday’s beatification in Harissa (Lebanon) of the bishop killed during the Armenian-Syriac Genocide (1915), appealing to the international community to "do something" to end violence and abuses against religious freedom. He also urged the faithful to pray for the migrants who died trying to reach Europe, with a minute of silence observed for the 71 victims who suffocated to death in a lorry on their way to Vienna. “With external attitudes, one cannot call oneself a Christian unless one changes one’s heart,” he said. “The border between good and evil does not run outside of us but within us, in our consciousness."
Vatican City (AsiaNews) – Speaking to pilgrims in St Peter's Square after the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis expressed hope that the beatification of Flavianus Michael Malke (Flavyānus Mikhayil Malké), a martyred Syrian Catholic bishop, might bring...

08/28/2015 INDIA
Gujarat: Carmelites to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Teresa of Avila’s birth
The occasion will be celebrated tomorrow evening with the presentation of ‘Journeying with Saint Teresa Today’, by the archbishop of Ahmedabad. Knowing the founder of the order will “inflame us with the fire of love that burnt in her heart.”
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
The Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.
08/27/2015 INDIA
Karnataka, government compensates Christian victims of 2008 attacks
by Nirmala Carvalho
The 12 victims will receive a reward of 15 thousand rupees (200 €). The state has recognized the responsibility of Hindu radicals. The violence erupted shortly after the rise to power of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
08/26/2015 INDIA
India census: Muslims grew faster than Hindus but less than Christians
Census data covering 2001-2011 show Muslims increased by 0.8 per cent whilst Hindus rose 0.7 per cent. Muslims and Hindus are 172 million and 966 million respectively out of a total of a population of 1.2 billion. Christians make up 2.3 per cent of the population, but grew by 15.5 per cent.

08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
At the general audience, Pope Francis explains the value of prayer in family life. Rediscovering our love for God. He is not only "the great Being, the Almighty, who created all things, the judge who controls every action." "There are mothers and fathers who could win the Nobel Prize" because in 24 hours they do things that they would need 48 hours for. "The Gospel read and pondered in the family is like a good bread that nourishes everyone’s heart". Appointment for September 1 at 17 in St. Peter for a Liturgy of the Word on the World Day of Prayer for the care of creation, together with the Orthodox.
08/25/2015 INDIA
For Mgr Barwa, Kandhamal Christians are witnesses of Christ, at peace in the face of persecution
The archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar remembers the anti-Christian pogrom of August 2008, when some 55,000 Christians were forced out of their homes. Some 300 churches, as well as convents, hostels and welfare facilities were destroyed. Several women were raped. At least 91 people died (38 according to government figures). Christians say that one thing “persecutors could not do: they could not separate Jesus from us,” said the archbishop.
08/25/2015 INDIA
Still no justice for Kandhamal’s Christians seven years after pogroms
by Nirmala Carvalho
In August 2008, Hindu radicals unleashed anti-Christian violence.. The heartbreaking story of the widow of a man burned at the stake for his religious faith. The Global Council of Indian Christians provides legal and financial support to the families of victims.
08/24/2015 ITALY – INDIA
ITLOS: Italy and India to suspend all legal proceedings, two Italian marines to stay in India
The tribunal upholds both parties’ rights ahead of the decision by the arbitral tribunal in The Hague, whilst acknowledging the “grief and suffering of the families of the two Indian fishermen who were killed” as well as the “consequences that the lengthy restrictions on liberty entail for the two Marines and their families”.
08/24/2015 INDIA
Chhattisgarh: serious shortcomings in the investigation into the rape of a Catholic nun
by Nirmala Carvalho
The National Human Rights Commission slams police for compromising its investigation. The victim was not protected and received no legal or psychological support. Police also made hasty and irresponsible statements to the police.
08/23/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Who is Jesus for me? Answer in the silence of our heart. Appeal for peace in Ukraine
Three times at the Angelus Sunday, Pope Francis calls on people to ask themselves "Who is Jesus for me?". "Everything we have in the world does not satisfy our hunger for the infinite. We need Jesus. " Fidelity to God is "fidelity to a person ... And this person is Jesus." Appeal for peace in eastern Ukraine.
08/19/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Today’s world of work considers families a burden, a weight
At the general audience Pope Francis speaks about the world of work. "To cause a loss of jobs, means to create serious social damage . “Work is sacred, work gives dignity to a family. We must pray that no family lacks work". The logic of profit only corrupts the environment and affects the poorest families. The "great mission" of families in today's world is like "David versus Goliath ... but we know how that challenge ended". A special greeting to the Taize community for the 75th anniversary of its founding. Greetings for the pilgrims from Japan and the Middle East.
08/18/2015 INDIA
Hindu nationalism and Islamic terrorism cast a shadow on Modi’s visit to the Emirates
by Nirmala Carvalho
The Indian leader was in the Emirates on 16-17 August. Both India and the UAE are united in the fight against Islamic fundamentalism. The two sides signed agreements on economic cooperation and investment in new infrastructures. Bilateral trade is expected to grow to US$ 75 billion. During his visit, Modi met Indian expats, and praised the UAE for granting land for a Hindu temple.
08/16/2015 VATICAN
Pope: The Eucharist is Jesus who gives himself entirely to us
During the Angelus, Pope Francis explained the meaning of the Eucharist, the real and not symbolic presence of Jesus, and the Mass, which is not a "private prayer". For the pontiff, “Feeding on this ‘bread of life’ means becoming attuned to Christ’s heart, and assimilate his choices, thoughts, and behaviour.”
08/15/2015 VATICAN
Pope offers prayer for the people of Tianjin, our pilgrimage in the sign of Mary
Pope Francis shares the pain for the calamity that struck the Chinese city where two explosions killed more than 50 people and injured an additional 700. The presence of 700 tonnes of sodium cyanide in the warehouse that blew up is cause for great concern. Bullies weigh on history but “God does not abandon his humble and poor children”. Life “is not about aimlessly wandering” but “is a pilgrimage that [. . .] has a safe destination: the house of the Father." The pontiff called on the faithful to visit to the ‘Salus Populi Romani’ at S. Maria Maggiore.

Altri articoli
08/14/2015 INDIA
Uttar Pradesh: 100-day pilgrimage to promote peace between religions by Nirmala Carvalho
08/14/2015 INDIA
Pune bishop: for the sake of India’s independence, we call for a nuclear-free world by Thomas Dabre
08/13/2015 INDIA
Mumbai High Court lifts ban on Nestle noodles and orders more tests
08/12/2015 INDIA
Gujarat, book on father of the Constitution withdrawn because "anti-Hindu"
08/12/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Celebration and rest is a precious gift that God gave to the human family, countering the "nasty virus" of consumption and waste
08/11/2015 INDIA
For Caritas India, Laudato si’ provides the country with an opportunity for growth and development
08/11/2015 INDIA
Sister Meena: Crushed by evil, I clung to the love of God and Mary by Meena Barwa
08/10/2015 INDIA – ITALY
Italian marines’ case goes before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg
08/10/2015 INDIA
Assam: Don Bosco statute vandalized and thrown into river by Nirmala Carvalho
08/09/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a permanent warning to humanity. An end to war!
08/07/2015 VATICAN
Pope: "In a world at war, you are a sign of hope". A meeting with the Eucharistic Youth Movement
08/07/2015 INDIA
Madrassa introduces an "anti-Islamic terrorism" course to counter the Islamic State group
08/06/2015 VATICAN – JORDAN – ITALY
Pope offers hope to Iraqi Christians victimised by "atrocious, inhuman and inexplicable persecution"
08/06/2015 INDIA
Msgr. Barwa: Kandhamal's priests, witnesses of hope for the universal Church by Nirmala Carvalho
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CHINA
Wenzhou: 90-year-old bishop and 26 priests protest against cross demolitions
by Joseph YuanThis is not the first time that the old bishop and his priests speak out against the demolition campaign against crosses and churches, which has touched more than 400 buildings. During the protest, police tried to disperse the group, which sought to submit a petition. The faithful recite a Crown of the Divine Mercy is in support of the Chinese Church. In Lishui, churches are expected to be torn down by 31 August.
ISLAM - MIDDLE EAST
Al Azhar and Vatican against terrorism. The ambiguity of the international community
by Bernardo CervelleraThe influential Sunni university denounces " heinous" violence of the Islamic state and demands the world defeat this group “through every possible means". Vatican: terrorism is a threat to all humanity. France claims to fight terrorism, but then sells weapons, aircraft, helicopter gunships to Saudi Arabia, which supports Islamic fundamentalism. Kuwait tolerates Salafis who support the Nusra Front and the Islamic state. Turkey against the Kurds; the United States against Iran, Russia and China.
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08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
by Stephen Masih
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/24/2015 SINGAPORE - MALAYSIA - BRUNEI
Catholics in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei use rosary and website against human trafficking
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
08/24/2015 RUSSIA - CHINA
As price per barrel drops so do Russia’s hopes of signing a second gas deal with China
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
08/24/2015 MYANMAR
Myanmar passes polygamy and conversion laws that please Buddhist extremists
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
08/25/2015 INDIA
Still no justice for Kandhamal’s Christians seven years after pogroms
by Nirmala Carvalho
08/25/2015 INDIA
For Mgr Barwa, Kandhamal Christians are witnesses of Christ, at peace in the face of persecution

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