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08/31/2015 EGYPT
Egyptians will go to the poll starting on 17 October to elect a new parliament
After three years, voters will pick 568 members of the lower house. Sisi loyalists are favoured to win. The vote is expected to give the president a veneer of legitimacy after jumpstarting the economy and holding back the Islamist onslaught.
Cairo (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Egypt's electoral commission announced on Sunday that legislative elections, the first since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office, will take place in several phases starting...

08/31/2015 LEBANON – VATICAN
Michael Malke’s beatification and the future of Iraqi and Syrian martyrs
by Fady Noun
The martyrdom of the Syriac Catholic bishop at the hands of the Ottoman Empire continues logically into today’s persecution in Syria, Iraq and across the whole Middle East. Now, the victims of the massacre in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad in 2010 will become the subject of a cause of beatification. Indifferent to the fate of Christians, the great powers have lost their way when it comes to refugees.
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."
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 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
The Queen of Jordan - in France for a number of meetings - calls for greater attention to young people in the Middle East: if they are not given jobs and opportunities they swell the ranks of Isis militias. The urgent need to create 100 thousand jobs by 2020. The global consequences.

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 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
Freedom of religion, education and opinion are defended by quoting the Qur’ān, which is the basis for the rule of law, not a religious state. Lebanese Sunnis slam violence committed in the name of God. The full declaration is reprinted here.
08/25/2015 SYRIA
ISIS posts pictures of Palmyra temple destruction
The Jihadi group posts a series of photos showing the destruction of the Baalshamin Temple. For archaeologist, economic interests drive attacks on heritage sites. For UNESCO, ISIS actions are a “war crime”. They “deprive the Syrian people of its knowledge, its identity and history.”
08/25/2015 INDONESIA
Indonesian ulema tell 42-year-old man named ‘god’ to change his name or lose his rights
by Mathias Hariyadi
Born in Banyuwangi, East Java, the man in the middle of the controversy was given the name Tuhan at birth. The latter means god in the local language. For religious extremists, he should pick an ordinary name or lose his basic rights. Any changes to his name is the purview of civil authorities.
08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
by Stephen Masih
Khurram Naveed, 33, a Christian man, and Sobia, 25, a Muslim woman, taught at the same school. Aided by Khurram, Sobia discovered Christianity and decided to be baptised. Since they got married and had two daughters, her parents, Muslim neighbours and imams have tried to convert them to Islam or face the consequences. The two are hoping to emigrate abroad.
08/24/2015 SYRIA
Palmyra, Islamic State destroys historic temple of Baal Shamin
One of the most important structures in the historical Syrian complex. Uncertainty over when: according to official sources it took place yesterday; Activists claim that it dates back to a month ago. The jihadists have placed a "huge" load of explosives, causing "serious damage" to the structure. Last week director of antiquities was murdered.
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.
08/22/2015 LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism
by Fady Noun
Official reference point for Lebanon’s Sunnis approves a document entitled "Beirut Declaration on Religious Freedom". Speculation over whether Dar el-Fatwa will succeed in gradually regaining control of Islamic religious teaching in the nation’s mosques.
08/22/2015 PAKISTAN
First ever CD by bishop of Faisalabad released, to "feed the soul" of the faithful
by Shafique Khokhar
The album is titled "Yassu Bulata Hey" ("Jesus calls us"). Msgr. Joseph Arshad is the composer. Two concerts in Lahore and Faisalabad, Punjab province for launch. Professor of Faisalabad: "The CD is a tool that leads to prayer and a way to sustain the faith of believers"

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08/21/2015 SYRIA
As IS destroys Mar Elian monastery, nuncio in Damascus calls for international diplomacy to save Syria
08/21/2015 NEPAL-SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Islamic leaders oppose extradition Nepalese murderer: "He is an Islamic missionary" by Christopher Sharma
08/21/2015 MALAYSIA - ISLAM
Kuala Lumpur, 10 people arrested for suspected links with the Islamic state
08/20/2015 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Israel suspends detention of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner
08/20/2015 EGYPT
Car bomb on Cairo security building leaves 23 injured
08/19/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Today’s world of work considers families a burden, a weight
08/19/2015 SYRIA
Palmyra: Islamic State beheads Syrian archaeologist
08/19/2015 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh three arrested for murder of "anti-Islam" bloggers by Sumon Corraya
08/18/2015 INDIA
Hindu nationalism and Islamic terrorism cast a shadow on Modi’s visit to the Emirates by Nirmala Carvalho
08/18/2015 EGYPT
For Catholic Church spokesman, Egypt is at war, and anti-terror laws are necessary
08/17/2015 IRAQ
Former Prime Minister al-Maliki to stand trial for letting Mosul fall in the hands of the Islamic state
08/17/2015 PAKISTAN
Violence, corruption and injustice create a fertile ground for terrorism by Silent Thinker
08/17/2015 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Msgr. Marcuzzo: To help Christians, come on pilgrimage to the Holy Land
08/16/2015 VATICAN
Pope: The Eucharist is Jesus who gives himself entirely to us
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VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo CervelleraThe 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.
LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut DeclarationFreedom of religion, education and opinion are defended by quoting the Qur’ān, which is the basis for the rule of law, not a religious state. Lebanese Sunnis slam violence committed in the name of God. The full declaration is reprinted here.
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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
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
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
08/26/2015 SYRIA
Islamic State using chemical weapons in Syria
08/26/2015 INDIA
India census: Muslims grew faster than Hindus but less than Christians
08/27/2015 CHINA
Zhejiang faithful re-erect cross government demolished: a "theft"

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