In Christus vivit, the post-synodal exhortation published today, Francis writes that the Church must trust young people and they must believe in Jesus in order to believe in themselves and in their capacity to change.
Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh destroyed the Little Flower Higher Secondary School in Chinnasalem. Damages total US$ 145,000. Some women tried to strangle the nuns.
Created in 2007 by Fr Franco Cagnasso, the initiative attracts young people even from the remotest parts of the country, and has become a reference point amid Dhaka’s chaotic life.
Man posted a video on line complaining about his family’s situation sparking controversy across the country. The village chief in Karet and local Muslims do not accept their presence. The eviction is based on a local bylaw, which Regency authorities deem illegal.
The apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis, which followed the Synod on the Youth was released today. The world of young people has enemies that renders them "slaves": advertising, physical appearances, division with the adult world, a globalization that "homogenizes". The Christian announcement is the most effective way to lay the foundations for a profound renewal of society. A "popular youth ministry" that welcomes and accompanies those who do not live the faith.
The delivery ceremony took place yesterday in Maputo, the capital of the African country. Tropical storm Idai is the worst natural disaster to hit the region in 30 years with 518 deaths, 1,522 wounded and 135,000 displaced in Mozambique alone. In the past ten years, Vietnam has sent about US$ 600 million to Mozambique.
“The shrine is a place for prayer and spiritual cleansing,” said its administrator. The Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro promotes the criteria set by the Bishops' Conference to elect public officials. The latter suggests the faithful form "circles of discernment".
The substantial legitimacy of the vote confirmed, the run-off is scheduled for April 20. The two challengers, the outgoing Poroshenko and the comic Zelensky, confront each other on the relationship with Russia, with the European Union and with NATO. Ukraine seems determined to write its future without Moscow's interference.
It is the first time in 25 years of absolute domination. All the major cities on the coast - Tekirdag, Yalova Aidin, Hatay, Sinope Antalya, Mersin - were won by the Kemalist Republican CHP party, along with the capital Ankara and Istanbul. Smyrna has always been a stronghold of the CHP. The economic crisis has weighed: a 35% devalued Turkish lira; 20% inflation; reduced foreign exchange reserves. But at present there are no significant and alternative figures to the "sultan".
The 16 year old was killed and thrown into a canal. She was reduced in skin and bones, suffered torture and psychological violence. There are 8.5 million domestic workers in the country. The phenomenon of the exploitation of "new slaves" is a plague that afflicts all of Asia.
The Archbishop Emeritus of Guwahati states that "people want facts, not promises". The Regional Council of Bishops of North-East India sets the guidelines for "good governance". They call for "honesty in public life to fight corruption". Archbishop Menamparampil: "The current regime wants to gain esteem by displaying military strength and boasting about scientific achievements".