The Message for the World Mission Sunday, which will be celebrated on October 18 in most countries, has as its title the response of the prophet Isaiah: "Here I am, send me.” "It is Christ who makes the Church go out of herself." The personal response. "Illness, suffering, fear and isolation", unemployment that are spreading with the coronavirus epidemic "challenge us".
Dalù is a radio journalist who in 1995 dared to remember the anniversary of the massacre of students and workers on Tiananmen Square. He has since been marginalized by society. In 2010 he converted to Catholicism. To escape social and religious persecution, he came to Italy, where he was granted political refugee status.
Government leaders promise to do "everything possible" to ensure inter-religious harmony and respect for minorities. Fahrettin Altun: violence "is an element of profound pain" and "will not go unpunished". A man detained over attack on church of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Galata.
In today's homily, the Archbishop of Mumbai highlights the relationship between the state and the Church, in a difficult time due to the lockdown and the many attacks on religious freedom. "Not everything belongs to Caesar, not everything belongs to the state". "Some things belong to God. This is the beginning of human rights, the value of the individual, the value of the human person." Card. Gracias assures Narendra Modi: We pray for you at all our masses.
Three democracy movement supporters were arrested for criticizing the measure on social media. They risk a conviction for subversion. Meanwhile, Beijing denounces the brutality of the US police, accusing the Trump administration of "world-famous double standards" on internal security.