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by Stefano Caprio | ECCLESIA IN ASIA

Bishop Mumbiela Sierra of Almaty, Kazkistan, was elected a few weeks ago as the first president of the new Conference of Catholic Bishops of Central Asia. He speaks to AsiaNews: 'An experience of fraternity that is important for the growth of our communities. We are a periphery that bears witness to God's love for the whole world".

 

 


On 19-21 November, economists and entrepreneurs under 35 from around the world will meet online. More than 40 countries will be connected, with live streaming from Assisi. Some 2,000 people have registered with at least 12 link-ups to 115 countries, four hours a day plus a 24-hour marathon on the second day, and contributions from more than 20 countries.

| 27/10/2020
| VATICAN

The meeting with the president of the German Bishops Conference, in all likelihood touched upon the assembly with "deliberative power" convoked by the Germans to address issues such as the separation of power in the Church, priestly life, women's access to ministry and to offices in the Church and sexual morality.

| 19/09/2019
| VATICAN

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Today's news: South Korean Constitutional Court upholds ban on tattoos; Manila asks Church for help with Taal volcano; Russia and India finalize procedures for an alternative platform for transactions; Laos fuel emergency worsens; Beijing hunts former number two Justice (and friend of Xi Jinping) from party. 

| 01/04/2022
| ASIA TODAY

Today's headlines: Pakistani president confers posthumous award on Iqbal Masih, who died in the fight against the exploitation of child labour; the famous Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo will be demolished; Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia arrested for praying for peace; humanitarian aid for Ukraine from Azerbaijan; Dengue fever alert in Singapore. 

| 30/03/2022
| ASIA TODAY

Today's news: Chinese scientists carry out rapid Covid test as reliable as molecular; Tokyo and 20 other governments condemn Hong Kong for press freedom violations; joint military exercises between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia get underway; Israeli raids on Syria, one soldier killed; Putin and Macron agree on de-escalation in Ukraine. 

| 09/02/2022
| ASIA TODAY

“We can hardly fail to see that these days, in addition to the pandemic, an ‘infodemic’ is spreading: a distortion of reality based on fear, which in our global society leads to an explosion of commentary on falsified if not invented news,” Francis said. “Fake news has to be refuted, but individual persons must always be respected, for they believe it often without full awareness or responsibility,” he added. “[T]ruth is never merely a concept having to do with judgment about things; no, that is only a part of what truth is. Truth regards life as a whole”.

| 28/01/2022
| VATICAN
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