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11/26/2014 VATICAN
Pope: Heaven is, "more than a place" it is a "state" in which our deepest expectations will be fulfilled
"It is not an annihilation of the universe and all that surrounds us, rather it brings everything to its fullness of being, truth and beauty.." "From next Friday to Sunday I will travel to Turkey. I ask you all to join with me in prayer so that this visit of Peter to his brother Andrew bear fruits of peace, sincere dialogue between religions and concord for the Turkish nation."
Vatican City (AsiaNews) - Heaven " More than a place, it is a "state of being" in which our deepest expectations will be fulfilled in abundance and our being as creatures and as children of God, will reach full maturity". in catechesis for the general audience today Pope Francis spoke about our...

11/26/2014 KOREA - VATICAN
Special trains, the way of the martyrs and youth centers: the fruits of the Pope's visit to Korea
The bishop of the Diocese of Daejeon, where Francis attended the Asian Youth Day in August, handed the Pope a list of "small works" born spontaneously due to its trip. The national railway company has decided to donate the ticket price of the seat used by the pope to charity, while the state has declared the Solmoe Shrine a "National Treasure".
11/26/2014 RUSSIA
Moscow, anti-Semitic graffiti at the Torah Study Center
by Nina Achmatova
The spokesman for the Russian Jewish Congress: "A painful episode, because right now our synagogues are praying for the victims of the attack in Jerusalem."
11/26/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy: Police clear Nathan Road. At least 116 arrests
by Paul Wang
Two student leaders arrested: Joshua Wong, of Scholarism (high school); and Lester Shum, of the Federation of University Students. At least 7 thousand policemen razed and cleaned up the site where the sit-in lasted 60 days. Police accused of manipulating the law and the court order.
11/26/2014 CHINA
China, yet another massacre of miners: a fire kills 24 workers in Liaoning
The fire was caused by a slight earthquake, that ignited accumulated coal dust. The company which operates the mine, the state Fuxin Coal Corporation, has a long history of mining accidents: in 2005, due to the negligence and corruption of its leaders, 214 workers died in another quarry.

11/26/2014 PAKISTAN
Pregnant Christian women forced to parade naked for “not working well”
The 28-year-old woman lost the baby after the trauma. Christian and Muslims activists demand laws and protection for women. In Pakistan, "there is a widespread tolerance” of gender violence.
11/25/2014 VATICAN
Pope: dialogue with ISIS is "difficult, if not almost impossible, but the door is always open"
Speaking to reporters on the plane that took him back to Rome, Francis said, "There is the threat of these terrorists . . . but there is also another threat, state terrorism [. . .] with terrorists many who are innocent also fall [. . .] slavery is a part of today's social fabric. Slave labour, human trafficking, child trafficking. [. . .] It is a tragedy. Let us not close our eyes on this! [. . .] Going out to find people and talk is what Europe needs today."
11/25/2014 IRAQ
Mosul: video shows Islamic state blowing about Sacred Heart convent
The jihadists had used the facility as a base for cars and fighters. Yesterday, they decided to blow it up. Before the operation, they warned residents. The nearby St Georgis Monastery was spared. Built by the Iraqi government in 1984, the convent's nuns provided help to the elderly and people with special needs.
11/25/2014 VATICAN - EUROPE
Pope: overcoming the "culture of conflict" for the good of peace
Speaking to the Council of Europe Francis recalls that it has a mission to promote peace, freedom and human dignity. Peace is "wounded" in Europe, "where tensions do not cease." It is violated by terrorism " bankrolled by a frequently unchecked traffic in weapons " and also "the traffic of human beings, which is the new slavery of our time." History today demands the ability to break out of the structures which “contain” our identity and to encounter others, for the sake of making that identity more solid and fruitful in the fraternal exchange of transversality.
11/25/2014 INDIA
Christ the King among tribal Mundari, witness of faith and peaceful coexistence
by Nirmala Carvalho
The community of the Church of the Blessed Mother Teresa in Siadih, Jharkhand, celebrated the feast day with a procession. The group walked the main streets and hidden alleys of the parish, attracting non-Christians as well. The event showed that "people of different religions can live in respect, love, unity and harmony", the parish priest said.
11/25/2014 VATICAN - EUROPE
Pope: "building together" a Europe based on man, not the economy
Francis brings a "message of hope and encouragement" to the European Parliament. Overcoming an exaggerated individualism that forgets the duties of the common good. Be the bearer of human rights, democracy, welcome for migrants, respect for nature and a promoter of peace.
11/25/2014 BANGLADESH
Two Protestant clergymen on trial in Bangladesh for alleged "forced conversions"
About 200 people attacked the religious leaders as they were baptising Muslims. Some local imams filed charges against the clergymen who, together with scores of Protestants, were arrested by police. The pastors are now free on bail.
11/25/2014 INDONESIA
For Indonesian Bishops, the state should register mixed marriages as a matter of religious freedom
by Mathias Hariyadi
The Bishops' Conference stands for civil rights, in particular with regard to mixed marriages. Muslims, Hindus and Confucians oppose changes to existing legislation that bans mixed marriages. Even members of the Constitutional Court are opposed to changes. For the Catholic Church, it is a fight for "human rights".
11/25/2014 NEPAL - INDIA
Nepal prevents Indian Prime Minister Modi from speaking at a temple, says no Hindu propaganda
by Christopher Sharma
Led by Maoists, a group of 22 Nepali political parties protest Narendra Modi's decision to speak to the faithful at Nepal's Ramjanaki temple because people "fought for years to have a secular federal republic" against those who "interfere with our new Republican Constitution."
11/25/2014 HONG KONG - CHINA
Occupy Central: Mong Kok cleared of barricades and tents
by Paul Wang
Bailiffs, workers in white gloves and 3 thousand policemen cleared the sit-in blocking Nathan Road and Argyle Street. A bus company got a court order to clear the intersection. The young people kept calm, fearing arrest. The leaders of Occupy Central and Card. Zen ready to surrender to authorities.

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11/25/2014 MYANMAR - CHINA
China, uncovers gang who sell Burmese women "as brides" in the countryside
11/25/2014 SOUTH KOREA
Korea’s birth rate up in wake of Papal visit
11/24/2014 VATICAN - EGYPT
Pope receives Al-Sisi: Dialogue and negotiation "only options" to end the conflict in the Middle East
11/24/2014 IRAN - UNITED STATES
Vienna: Iranian nuclear deal "by June 2015"
11/24/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope thanks Church of India - and Kerala - for its witness of faith
11/24/2014 CHINA
To cut pollution, China needs "1,000 nuclear reactors"
11/24/2014 VIETNAM - VATICAN
For Saigon archbishop, migration and materialism are the pastoral challenges in secularised big cities by Trung Tin
11/24/2014 INDIA
Hindu leaders against Christian missionaries: "They corrupt Indian culture"
11/24/2014 NEPAL
Kathmandu: bishop tells young people at the First Communion to enlighten the lives of those who seek God by Christopher Sharma
11/24/2014 VATICAN
Pope: A poor and humble Church is faithful, "shines" the light of Jesus, not its own
11/24/2014 IRAN-US
Iranian nuclear talks end today amid rumors (and hopes) of an extension
11/24/2014 PHILIPPINES - CHINA - US
South China Sea: Beijing builds a new island, with naval and air base
11/24/2014 INDIA
Karnataka, Hindu radicals attack a Pentecostal church: eight injured, two serious by Nirmala Carvalho
11/23/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope on six new saints, two from India: They served the kingdom of God, of which they became heirs
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IRAQ - ITALY
Letter from Archbishop of Mosul: Thank you for your aid, supporting the plight of refugees
by Amel NonaThe donations made through the "Adopt a Christian from Mosul" campaign are used to buy food, warm clothes, blankets for refugees and rent houses or caravans given the early onset of winter and. Two women have defended their Christian faith before the Islamist militants who wanted to convert them, despite the threat of death. A refugee among refugees, Msgr. Nona discovers a new way of being a pastor.
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."
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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
11/20/2014 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
11/20/2014 NEPAL
A Hindu "living goddess" chooses to study with Catholics
by Christopher Sharma
11/22/2014 VATICAN
Pope: "A missionary Church can only 'go out', without fear of meeting others, to discover new things"
11/20/2014 UKRAINE - RUSSIA
Christian politicians and religious leaders agree to a memorandum for a "single Ukrainian Church"
by Nina Achmatova
11/23/2014 VATICAN - INDIA
Pope on six new saints, two from India: They served the kingdom of God, of which they became heirs
11/21/2014 MYANMAR - VATICAN
Church in Myanmar, five centuries of missionary history (a profile)
11/19/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Yujiang's underground bishop released but under police surveillance
11/20/2014 VATICAN
Pope at FAO: food is not a commodity subject to speculation, the hungry "ask for dignity, not for charity"

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