In her visit, Michelle Bachelet is to move within a security "bubble" and without journalists. The mission was to ascertain allegations that Beijing has imprisoned 1.8 million Uyghurs, Kazakhs and Kyrgyz. Per U.S. and humanitarian groups, the Chinese will use the trip to cover atrocities.
The proposal by some Shura Council members within the plan to reform the Civil Transitions Law. A change aimed at equalizing Saudi Arabia with other Gulf monarchies in terms of rights. Proposal illustrates support for reform found in passages of the Quran.
The independent and liberal candidate won the election with more than 50 percent of the vote. Addressing the electorate, he appealed for unity. Yesterday's was the first call to the polls since the 2014 military coup.
After the invasion of Ukraine, all "non-aligned" professors kicked out of college. Many of them spontaneously resigned and left the country. In Soviet times, university life in Russia was much freer and more open than it is now.
After the Marian prayer, the pontiff spoke about the Day of Prayer instituted by Benedict XVI and celebrated on 24 May. He urged the faithful to pray “for freedom and tranquility" a few days after the arrest of Card Joseph Zen. Peace was the main theme in today's Gospel, a gift from God “in the form of the Holy Spirit”.
The beatification in Lyon of the foundress of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith is an opportunity to rediscover the roots of this association serving the mission and the proclamation of the Gospel in China and the rest of Asia. Blessed Jaricot promoted prayer for Christians in China and knowledge about their communities. Today Asian Churches are no longer just recipients of support but also provide it to the mission on other continents.