Protests against all politicians have broken out from Tyre to Tripoli, from Nabatiyeh to Baalbek, from Beirut to Sidon. People are saying: "We are one hand: Christians, Muslims, Shias, Druze, Armenians, Alawis ... Confessionalism is dead.” For one Lebanese, “politicians who divide, us are united to steal from us.” Saad Hariri and Gebran Bassil are trying to deal with the situation, whilst Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah issues threats. All ministers with the Christian Forces party have resigned. Patriarch Rahi has called for a “state of economic emergency".
The Burmese remember "his unconditional love". The PIME priest was killed in hatred of the faith in the village of Donokù on 7 February 1953. Mgr Isaac Danu, bishop of Taungngu, is in Italy for the beatification ceremony.
Clare D’Mello is a member of the Catholic Nurses Guild. Her "weapons" are her smile, prayer and blessed hands. The nurse starts her shift every day with a prayer for the sick, even non-Christians: "It is not to convert, but to heal".
The march, on Sunday, was to challenge the anti-mask law and abuse of power by police. It will likely take place anyway. In recent weeks, the Front has organised rallies that drew millions of people. Flashmobs have occurred at lunchtime today.
The ceremony will be led by Card Becciu in the cathedral of Crema. Fr Cremonesi spent more than 30 years of his life on mission in what was then Burma. He was called "perpetual motion" because of his restlessness and passion for evangelisation. “if I were born a thousand times, I’d go back on mission a thousand times,” he said. The faithful acknowledged his martyrdom right away.
Sr Lucy Kalappura was expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation last August. For her superiors, she broke the rules of the community. The Apostolic Nuncio, Mgr Giambattista Diquattro delivered the note. Mgr Franco Mulakkal is on trial charged with the rape of a nun.
Adriana Elisabeth, head of the Center for Political Studies at the Indonesia Institute of Sciences, talks about the situation in Papua. In Indonesia, anti-Papuan racism is a widespread. Since 19 August, several protests have turned violent. The government must better understand the human rights situation and not limit itself to political aspects. It must take an interest in local economic realities and socio-cultural issues.
The two buildings are in the same province and are the Church of the Gospel of Tizi Ouzou and the Church of Makouda. Religious leaders: "We remain confident, the Lord is faithful!" Since January 2018, the authorities have sealed 15 Christian places of worship. "Muslim fellow citizens alongside the Christians".
The initiative of the Diocese of Sindhudurg is inspired by that of Goa and Daman, who published the first Romi Konkani translation in the language. 8 thousand copies were printed for distribution to villages and cities. The text will renew the spirit of the Christian community in the extraordinary missionary month.
He suffered injury to his arms and head. In late August he was attacked in a restaurant with baseball bats and knives. So far at least 9 personalities of the anti-extradition movement have been attacked by unknown thugs. The government condemns the attack as "unacceptable". More insults and interruptions for Carrie Lam.
Sr Lidwin Fernandes is the executive secretary of the Women’s Commission of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India. She has a long experience in youth outreach. Not worried about taking on great responsibilities, she is interested in making sure that everyone feels precious “in the eyes of God”.
The chief executive had to give her speech to the Legco (parliament), but it was interrupted several times. More than 70% of Hong Kong's population wants her resignation.
Abp. Sebastian Shaw made all the country's bells ring for peace. Both India and Pakistan possess the atomic bomb. For years they have threatened to drop it on the neighbor to definitively resolve the dispute over Kashmir.
Some 65 Malaysians and "several hundred" Indonesians are still in northern Syria. Before Turkey’s invasion, the Kurds had only 400 men to watch over 12,000 jailed IS fighters. In addition to the latter, there are also some 70,000 family members. Two days ago, 800 of them fled a refugee camp.
The initiative aims to encourage Catholics to pray for the presidential elections on 16 November. The ceremony took place on 13 October at Ekala-Jaela parish. Members of the World Apostolate of Fatima also participated.