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11/21/2014 INDIA
India, an open pit latrine that continues to kill thousands of children each year
In a world of some seven billion people, about 60 per cent of its residents without toilets live in India. Poor sanitation and hygiene as well as water pollution cause acute, often fatal diarrhoea and cholera. The government's Clean India campaign promises to solve the emergency, but ordinary Indians remains sceptical.
New Delhi (AsiaNews/Agencies) - In 2014, India remains the country with the highest rate of infant mortality from diseases related to the lack of sanitation. The South Asia nation accounts in fact for about 60 per cent...

11/20/2014 INDIA
Haryana, guru charged with murder arrested. One child and five women found dead
The five dead bodies were found in the ashram where he was hiding. The causes of their death still unknown. More than 16 thousand devotees were held as a hostage in the holy place. Another woman died in hospital shortly after being released.
11/19/2014 INDIA
For Indian bishop, Christian-Muslim dialogue needs actions, not words
by Nirmala Carvalho
In India, both communities are a minority. For Mgr Felix Machado, archbishop of Vasai, change begins in the school, which must be "an environment that teaches reciprocity, as well as respect for the natural dignity and freedom of every human being". He calls on Muslims to "use their own tools for the good of all and for building the nation."
11/19/2014 INDIA
Haryana: 200 injured in clashes between police and followers of a Hindu guru (accused of murder)
For over a week the supporters of Baba Rampal have been holed up in his ashram, to prevent police arresting him. Women and children are being used as human shields by their members, which are blocking more than 20 thousand people from leaving the place. The holy man is on trial for the death of one of his followers, which took place under mysterious circumstances in 2006.
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 INDIA
Tamil Nadu, 100 Hindu radicals attack a Christian community
by Nirmala Carvalho
Four people, including the Reverend, are hospitalized in serious condition. The extremists also attempted to attack them in the hospital. Desecrated the altar, and a Bible, community’s vehicles destroyed. Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "The violence spreads a culture that holds religious conversions to be illegal ".
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 INDIA
Bangalore to build Asia’s first Science Gallery
Third in the world after the galleries in Dublin and London. The hotel will open in 2018. The institution will host, five temporary collections in five different themes each year, which then move to the other galleries. The goal is to combine art and science to offer a new cultural outlook to young people between 15 and 25.
11/14/2014 INDIA
India's Hindu Radical go on the offensive, calling for a stop to conversions to Christianity and Islam
by Nirmala Carvalho
On the 50th anniversary of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), an extremist leader calls for Christians and Muslims to return to Hinduism. For the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), such statements are "absolutely illegal" and "feed suspicion and mistrust" towards minorities. By contrast, the Indian Constitution guarantees freedom of religion.
11/13/2014 INDIA
Chhattisgarh, "forced" sterilizations assassin doctor arrested
Dr. RK Gupta was trying to flee. A second government center discovered, where at least 26 tubal ligations were carried out, one woman died and 20 were hospitalized.
11/12/2014 INDIA
Filthy instruments and poverty part of female sterilisation in India
The number of dead from botched operations in Chhattisgarh rose to 12. More than 50 women are still in hospital, 25 in very critical conditions. The same doctor operated on 83 women in five hours - less than four minutes per operation - with patients made to lie down on the floor of a clinic that had remained closed for a year.
11/11/2014 INDIA
For Indian bishop, the death of eight women following forced sterilisation is devastating
by Nirmala Carvalho
In addition, another 25 and more have been hospitalised in serious condition. The incident took place in a state-run family planning facility in the state of Chhattisgarh. Three doctors operated 83 women in a single day. In several parts of the country, tubal ligation is "encouraged" in exchange of a financial reward. At more than 65 per cent, female sterilisation is the most widely used form of contraceptive.
11/10/2014 PAKISTAN - INDIA
The government of Pakistan is responsible for Christian couple's burning
by Shafique Khokhar
According to Peter Jacob, a well-known activist for human rights, the current legal system promotes violence in the name of the blasphemy laws. For a Pakistani politician, local leaders gave a "religious connotation to a dispute about money" to what was a "social question". For Indian bishop, it was a "satanic act;" hence, "It is urgent for world and religious leaders to get together".
11/09/2014 VATICAN
Pope John Paul II, a lead role in bringing down the Berlin Wall
At the Angelus, Pope Francis hopes a culture of encounter may spread, "capable of bringing down all walls," so that there is no more persecution or killings because of one’s faith. “Where there's a wall there is closure of hearts. We need bridges, not walls”. Thanksgiving Day in Italy, solidarity with the world of agriculture, to "cultivate the land in a sustainable and inclusive way". Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, an opportunity to rediscover the Church as our "spiritual home” and Christians capable of giving witness to the faith in love. “We are Christian not because of what we say, but what we do".

Altri articoli
11/08/2014 INDIA
Jharkhand's tribal Mundari remember the first Catholic converts by Nirmala Carvalho
11/07/2014 INDIA
Madhya Pradesh: Hindu radicals beat eight Christians, have them arrested by Nirmala Carvalho
11/06/2014 INDIA
Hundreds of people in India's streets for the 'Iron Lady of Manipur' who is in her 15th year of hunger strike
11/05/2014 INDIA
Indian Jesuits confront the crisis of vocations with 21 new priests by Nirmala Carvalho
11/05/2014 INDIA
After the attack at Wagah, Taliban “ready to attack India"
11/04/2014 INDIA
India government plans to repeal some 300 "colonial" laws but forgets the people by Nirmala Carvalho
11/04/2014 INDIA - PAKISTAN
After Taliban attack, Pakistan and India go ahead with the lowering of the flags ceremony
11/03/2014 INDIA
Card. Gracias: Poor and minorities must be priorities for new (Hindu) government of Maharashtra by Nirmala Carvalho
11/03/2014 PAKISTAN - INDIA
More than 60 dead and 200 wounded in Taliban attack on Pakistani/ Indian border
11/02/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Remember the forgotten dead, victims of war, hunger and persecution
10/31/2014 VATICAN
Pope: The true Christian lives of prayer and mission. It's like breathing!
10/31/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Putting law above love is not a model but mark of a hypocrite
10/31/2014 INDIA - SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka, "premeditated" death sentence for five Indian fishermen by Nirmala Carvalho
10/29/2014 INDIA
For Indian Jesuit, radical Hindu news service is a "tragedy" for democracy
Editor's choices
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."
"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.
Top 10
11/15/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Abortion, euthanasia and test tube children are false compassion, life is always sacred
11/19/2014 INDONESIA
As Ahok, a Christian and ethnic Chinese, becomes the first non-Muslim to lead Jakarta, Islamists rage
by Mathias Hariyadi
11/16/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Nurture your God given talents, don’t disappoint Him!
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
11/20/2014 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*
11/15/2014 CHINA
China, the Party warns: Chinese Communists cannot follow a religion
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
Pope, hopeful that the AsiaNews Symposium will encourage evangelical zeal in Asia


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