Petition to Chinese Parliament: free bishops and priests. List of bishops and priests in prison.

05/11/2014
Pope: "the episcopate is not an honour, it is a service" to ensure the faith of communities
"It is sad when we see a man who seeks this office and does all he can to get it and when he gets it does not serve, instead goes around like a peacock and lives only for his vanity." " The Bishops too are a single college, gathered around the Pope, who is the guardian and guarantor of this profound communion that was so dear to Jesus and His apostles themselves. How beautiful, then, when the bishops, with the Pope, express this collegiality".
05/11/2014
Pope calls for quicker marriage nullity, says Church "is so generous that it can provide justice free of charge"
No one should wait years before finding out if their marriage is valid or not. "In the Extraordinary Synod, there was talk about procedures and trials. There was concern for streamlining procedures in the interest of justice." During "the recent Synod on the family, discussions centred on court proceedings "free of charge."
05/11/2014
From the gulag to the coal mines: the new slaves of North Korea
The regime of the "Young Marshal" Kim Jong-un is deporting male prisoners from labor camps to coal mining areas in the north of the country. The order is to dig new mines to normalize energy production. Inhuman working conditions, beatings, malnutrition is the norm. The risk of an intervention by China, which has controlled the area for years.
04/11/2014
Bangladesh Christians call on Pakistan to pardon Asia Bibi
The Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA) sent an official letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Islamabad must understand "the link between Asia Bibi's death sentence and that of Salman Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti," murdered by Muslim extremists for defending her.
03/11/2014
More than 60 dead and 200 wounded in Taliban attack on Pakistani/ Indian border
The explosion took place in the late afternoon yesterday, after the flag lowering ceremony. The attacker was a young man about 30 years old, packed with 5 kg of explosives. 10 women and eight children were also among the dead. Condemnation from governments of the two countries.
03/11/2014
More than 60 dead and 200 wounded in Taliban attack on Pakistani/ Indian border
The explosion took place in the late afternoon yesterday, after the flag lowering ceremony. The attacker was a young man about 30 years old, packed with 5 kg of explosives. 10 women and eight children were also among the dead. Condemnation from governments of the two countries.
19/10/2014
"God is not afraid of new things," like Paul VI who surveyed "the signs of the times", says pope at Synod
"We have sown and we continued to sow, patiently and perseveringly, in the certainty that it is the Lord who gives growth to what we have sown," the pope said on the day the great helmsman of the Council, Pope Paul VI, was beatified. Warmly welcomed by the crowd, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who was created cardinal by Pope Paul VI in 1977, was present at the ceremony.