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Saudi employer severs hand of Indian domestic worker. She was often tortured and abused
The Delhi government protests with Riyadh and demands justice for Kasturi Munirathinam , who has hospitalized in serious condition and also has spinal injuries. No official comment from the Saudi government.
Riyadh (AsiaNews / Agencies) – India’s foreign minister has raised an official protest with the Saudi Arabian authorities, following the "brutal" attack against  a 58 year-old Indian woman in Riyadh....

10/09/2015 SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka, trade unions and activists defend domestic workers
by Melani Manel Perera
The project launched on the occasion of the Day for Dignified Work. Union: "Domestic workers are exposed to violence and abuse by employers." The purpose of the project is "give them value, dignity, protection and respect."
Four stabbings in Tel Aviv, one in Jerusalem; "terrorist" killed, another injured and arrested
by Joshua Lapide
Seven stabbings have been reported in the past few days, prompting Israel to increase its level of security, demolish the homes of the attackers and shoot dead at least four of them. Netanyahu bans MPs form vising the Temple Mount. Israeli Arab lawmakers vow to defy the order and visit the compound on Friday.
10/08/2015 CHINA
Crackdown on lawyers continues as the party seeks to maintain its grip on power.
A former judge in Wenzhou, who became a lawyer to avoid political interference, fled to the United States. For him, it was impossible to stay. The crackdown “isn’t going to stop in one or two year”. The authorities misuse the law to do what they want.
10/08/2015 VATICAN
Synod: the West must “not forget the Christians in the Middle East,” says Patriarch Younan
Responding to a question about a “hermeneutic of conspiracy” attributed to the pope, Vatican spokesman Fr Lombardi said, “Clearly, the concept is that we should not believe in conspiracies. We should see the Synod as a process of exchange, and communication, taking place in peace and sincerity, not as something driven by special interests or attempts to manipulate".

10/08/2015 INDIA
Intellectuals condemn beef lynching as Modi boosts Hindutva
Writer Nayantara Sahgal and poet Ashok Vajpeyi return the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. Indian president and Home minister speak out for diversity, tolerance and plurality in India. Politicians from the Bharatiya Janata Party instead make statements fomenting sectarian hate. The prime minister tightens beef export controls. Opposition parties, particularly Congress, fail to counter sectarian violence in the country.
10/08/2015 INDONESIA
Family planning is a good thing, not abortion and contraceptives
by Mathias Hariyadi
Members of the Catholic Church in Indonesia are in favour of government family planning, as long as it promotes “responsible parenthood." Started by Suharto in the 1970s, family planning had fallen by the wayside after 1998. Now the government wants to cut population growth, deemed a burden on the economy.
10/08/2015 VIETNAM
Following Francis, the Vietnamese Church promises help and hospitality to migrants
by Paul N. Hung
Modernisation and industrialisation have driven millions of people to the big cities. The Bishops' Conference calls for openness to these "brothers and sisters" in difficult conditions. Parishes are tasked to provide pastoral care. For Vietnamese bishop, migrants must be "helped, supported, loved and encouraged”.
10/08/2015 VATICAN
Pope: God never abandons the just, while the wicked "in the Book of God's memory, have no name"
"How often do we see this reality in bad people, in people who do evil, and seem to do well in life: they are happy, they have everything they want, they want for nothing. Why Lord?". The answer is in the Psalm of the day, which proclaims "blessed" he "who does not enter the counsel of the wicked" and who "finds joy" in the "law of the Lord."
10/08/2015 PAKISTAN
Pakistan’s Supreme Court confirms death sentence for murderer of Salman Taseer
by Skafique Khokhar
The Governor of Punjab was murdered for defending Asia Bibi. Lawyers killer ask for presidential pardon. The culprit has defended "legitimacy" of murder. Catholic activist: "The judgment shows that the Court is independent and free from the extremists pressures." Analyst warns: "The government will face pressure to avoid carrying out the judgment."
10/08/2015 PHILIPPINES
Del Torchio kidnapping: "May not be Islamist groups"
Fr. Giovanni Re, PIME regional superior in the Philippines, says that "it is more likely to be groups looking for ransom, as often happens before elections." The area of Mindanao "is still one of the most dangerous. We take precautions but sometimes kidnappings occur even in quiet areas ". Some classmates of the former missionary describe him as "a person of great sensitivity and practical skills. Intuitive and resourceful ".
Yemen air strike hits wedding party: at least 15 dead and 25 wounded
The raid took place in the late afternoon yesterday. Private home hit in Sanban, about 100 km south-east of Sana'a, under the control of the Houthi rebels. No comment from Riyadh, but Saudi-led coalition behind the attack. Humanitarian emergency: 80% of the population is at risk of hunger, at least 2,300 civilian casualties.
10/08/2015 RUSSIA - VATICAN
The Russian edition Laudato sì encyclical, opportunity for ecumenical dialogue in Moscow
by Marta Allevato
Translation presented at Spirit Library Cultural Centre, in the presence of the Vatican nuncio. The event focused on the dialogue between Father Igor Kovalevsky, secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference and the Russian Orthodox theologian Fr. Vladimir Shmalij.
Rolando Del Torchio, a former PIME missionary, abducted in Dipolog City
Gunmen appear to have seized him in the bistro he owns in the city. Before he left PIME in 2001, he had worked on behalf of tribal and farmers’ rights. In the past decades, two missionaries have been abducted and three killed in Mindanao.
10/07/2015 EGYPT
Egypt is changing: burqa ban, Qur’anic exegesis, equal rights for Muslims and Christians
For Fr Greiche, spokesman for the Catholic Church, the government has taken significant steps that are starting to spread to the population. They include a ban on the burqa in universities, and exegetical attempts to reread Islam’s holy book. Building will soon begin on the ‘Martyrs Church’ dedicated to the Copts beheaded by the Islamic State group in Libya.

Altri articoli
10/07/2015 VATICAN
Synod: searching for a ‘language’ to announce the ‘Good News’ to today's families
10/07/2015 NEPAL
India’s embargo against Nepal continues: no more electricity, schools close by Christopher Sharma
10/07/2015 INDIA
Hindutiva’s discourse of hate, the life of "sacred cows" is “more precious than that of a human being" by Ram Puniyani
10/07/2015 HONG KONG
Academic barred for being "a friend of Occupy Central"
Saudi Arabia may lose finances and military prestige in Yemeni quagmire by James Brandon - Nicholas A. Heras
‘Big Xi’ idolatry fails to dispel doubts about US visit by Willy Lam
10/07/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Politics’ must support family, Churches' most important “fishing net” to free society from “evil waters of abandonment and indifference"
10/07/2015 LEBANON-ISLAM
Muslim toddler cured by a miracle of St. Charbel (Video)
10/07/2015 SAUDI ARABIA
Pen Printer prize awarded to Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, in jail for "insulting Islam”
10/07/2015 CHINA
Beijing "100%" under control with cameras and sensors
10/06/2015 ASIA
El Niño could cause outbreaks of dengue fever in Southeast Asia
10/06/2015 VATICAN
Synod: for pope doctrine on marriage not in question, communion for divorced and remarried people not the only problem
10/06/2015 JAPAN
Japanese wins Nobel Prize in Physics for neutrino mass discovery
10/06/2015 ISRAEL
Protest: Israel’s Catholic schools turn the page and start year
Editor's choices
Pope: In “extremely difficult social and marital context”, Church called to carry out mission in fidelity, truth and charity.The opening Mass of the Synod on "The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world," Pope Francis speaks of the paradoxes of global society: "power" accompanied by loneliness and helplessness." Today's man "ridicules" the family and love, but thirsts for it. The Church bears witness to indissoluble love, but must not forget to care and sustain "the man who falls or who errs." "A Church with closed doors betrays itself and its mission, and instead of being a bridge it becomes a barrier."
Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong in the top ten of the world economyWorld Economic Forum on competitiveness ranking published. Top three unchanged since last year: Switzerland, Singapore and the United States. Japan sixth, followed by Hong Kong. The world economy is slowing down compared to the previous decade, only exception- addition to China - India, which gains 16 positions.
Top 10
10/07/2015 LEBANON-ISLAM
Muslim toddler cured by a miracle of St. Charbel (Video)
Rolando Del Torchio, a former PIME missionary, abducted in Dipolog City
10/04/2015 VATICAN
Pope: In “extremely difficult social and marital context”, Church called to carry out mission in fidelity, truth and charity.
10/03/2015 ASIA
Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong in the top ten of the world economy
10/05/2015 BANGLADESH
Protestant clergyman in stabbing by three, possibly Muslim attackers
by Sumon Corraya
10/05/2015 SYRIA
For the bishop of Aleppo, the destruction in Palmyra is a warning from the Islamic State to the West
10/05/2015 VATICAN
Synod: Facing the challenges of today’s world against family as Christians
Top world leaders focus on economics and war at UN General Assembly
10/02/2015 VATICAN
Synod: 270 bishops and 18 married couples to speak about the family
10/05/2015 NEPAL
Women sold as sex slaves in Tanzania and Qatar
by Christopher Sharma


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