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11/24/2015 TURKEY - RUSSIA
For Moscow, Turkey’s downing of Russian plane "is a serious incident"
Turkey claims Russian plane violated its airspace. Russia denies it left Syrian airspace. A Kremlin spokesman says he has no idea if Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Turkey, tomorrow, will be cancelled. At the same time, it would be wrong to “make any conclusions” from the incident.
Beirut (AsiaNews/Agencies) - President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov has called the downing of a Russian Su-24 warplane in Syria a "very...

11/24/2015 SRI LANKA
Sri Lankan Christians organise food and clothing fair to help needy seniors
by Melani Manel Perera
The Ceylon Bible Society organised the charity event in Moratuwa. This is its 13th edition. Elderly former seamstresses provided hand-made clothing and cooks brought homemade food. For the Bible Society’s secretary general, seniors “are a huge resource for young people who can learn a lot from them”.
11/24/2015 VIETNAM
Church marks the anniversary of the 117 Vietnamese martyrs
by Paul N. Hung
Today is the anniversary of Saint Anrê (Andrew) Trần An Dũng Lạc and his 116 fellow martyrs, killed in the 19th century. Saint John Paul II canonised them in 1988. For Vicar in Ho Chi Minh City, they are an example to follow. “Through love, we can eliminate violence.” A group of Catholics visit the shrine built on the site where Saint Mátthêu (Matthew) Lê Văn Gẫm was beheaded in 1847 for carrying bishops and priests on his ship.
11/24/2015 CHINA
After making an appeal, journalist Gao Yu waits for tomorrow’s ruling in Beijing
Given a seven-year sentence in April for “illegally leaking state secrets,” she went before the Beijing Supreme People’s Court to present her appeal, which lasted an hour. A well-known dissident, she has a long history of health problems.
11/24/2015 ASIA-UN
UN report: the United States, China and India, the countries most affected by climate disasters
Data from UN study for reducing the risk of disasters. Between 1995 and 2015 there were 6,547 natural disasters; the greatest damage caused by floods, storms, heat waves and droughts; floods are frequent weather events; 606 thousand people have died and 4.1 billion others have been injured, made homeless or left living in need. UNICEF study indicates that there are 690 million children at risk, of which 530 million in Asia.

11/24/2015 INDONESIA
Jakarta wants to reform the law on places of worship, fewer restrictions on building permits
by Mathias Hariyadi
The Indonesian government is considering a modification of the infamous IMB, a source of abuse and religious freedom violations in the past. The ministers of the Interior and Religious Affairs are ready to delete the passage concerning the collection of signatures. Praise and support from NGOs and moderate Muslim groups.
11/24/2015 RUSSIA
Moscow against Scientology because it is not a religion but a trademark
The Moscow City Court backs the Justice Ministry’s decision not to register the Church as a religious organisation. According to the court, Scientology is not a religion because its name is registered as a trademark in the United States.
11/24/2015 TURKEY
"Together for the common home", Focolari meet with Patriarch Bartholomew
The meeting starts tomorrow in Halki, the monastery that one was the seat of the Greek Orthodox Theological School. The patriarch and Maria Voce will present the main reports, but bishops from various Churches are expected to address the gathering as well, including Card Kurt Koch, who is in Istanbul as the head of the Holy See delegation to the Patriarchate for the feast day of Saint Andrew.
11/24/2015 THAILAND
Two suspects indicted for Bangkok bombing amid many doubts
Yusufu Mieraili and Bilal Mohammad are the only persons to be charged for the attack that killed 20 people and wounded 100 last August. 10 charges are laid against the men including conspiracy and premeditated murder. The mastermind of the attack and 15 other suspects are still at large. Police declare the case already closed two months ago.
11/24/2015 EGYPT
Sinai car bomb attack on hotels hosting electoral commission: three dead and 12 wounded
Two explosions target Swiss Inn hotel in el-Arish; police officer among the victims there would. Two judges involved in monitoring the vote wounded. Islamic State behind attack. The site is 100 km from the point of Metrojet crash.
11/23/2015 CHINA
Beijing discovers 125 billion dollars in “grey capital”
In April, the People's Bank began a crackdown on illegal money transfers abroad. In recent months, the illegal flow has increased, damaging the yuan, reducing the amount available for domestic lending and putting increased pressure on interest rates. To stem the tide, the authorities pledge to impose greater controls and restrict the channels by which money can leave the country.
11/23/2015 PAKISTAN
Lahore: plant and three Ahmadi places of worship torched for "blasphemy"
by Jibran Khan
​Pakistan’s Ahmadi Muslim community has about four million members, often victimised in “the name of religion". A chipboard factory was destroyed after its owner was falsely accused of having a copy of the Qur‘an burnt. For Catholic priest, “We must pray more to send a message of peace in such sad times."
11/23/2015 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh: Fr. Piero is fine but political tension remains high
The health of the Catholic missionary improves by the hour. But he is very weak from his injuries and antibiotics. Political climate increasingly volatile, with the hanging of two opponents. The Islamic group Jamaat-e-Islami calls for a general strike. The priests of Dinajpur still live under police protection. Catholic source: "We need a dialogue between the communities."
11/23/2015 VATICAN
Pope: the Church is "faithful" when places its treasure in Jesus and not "securities” of this world
"The Church is the Bride of Christ, but her Lord is gone and her only treasure is her Lord. And the Church, when faithful, leaves everything to wait for the return of her Lord ". Do "our souls seek refuge only in the Lord or in securities that are not pleasing to the Lord?".
11/23/2015 JAPAN
For the bishop of Niigata, integral human development is key to stopping terrorism
by Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi
After the attacks in Paris, the president of Caritas Asia reflects on the evil cycle of violence that seems to have gripped the world. For him, “violent retaliation” is unnecessary; “such a solution would be only short term”. It might stop new attacks but only integral human development is the answer on the basis of life’s sacredness, “God’s most precious gift”.

Altri articoli
11/23/2015 VATICAN – AFRICA
In messages to Kenya, Uganda and Central Africa, pope says he is coming as a “messenger of peace"
11/23/2015 ITALY – VATICAN
Praying for the pope and the Church is the path to salvation by Piero Gheddo
11/23/2015 MYANMAR
Jade mine collapses in Kachin: at least 113 dead, a hundred missing
11/23/2015 JAPAN
Tokyo: explosion at Yasukuni,focal point of Japanese patriotism
11/23/2015 RUSSIA
Religious leaders in favor of the death penalty for terrorist offenses by Nina Achmatova
11/22/2015 VATICAN
Pope: The logic of the Gospel is expressed in humility and selflessness
11/21/2015 BANGLADESH
Bangladeshi Christians, Muslims and Hindus demand justice for Fr Parolari by Sumon Corraya
UN Security Council agrees to “take all necessary measure” against the Islamic State
11/21/2015 CHINA
Beijing: Politburo pays tribute to reformist leader Hu Yaobang
11/21/2015 PAKISTAN
Karachi: Caritas Pakistan helping Christian women’s entrepreneurship by Shafique Khokhar
11/20/2015 LEBANON – SYRIA
When held by the Islamic State, Fr Mourad had compassion for his captors by Fady Noun
11/20/2015 VATICAN
Pope: priests, chosen "among men", to serve them with a"loving gaze"
11/20/2015 BANGLADESH
Dinajpur’s Christians and Muslims close to PIME missionary who escaped assassination attempt
11/20/2015 CHINA – MALI – ISLAM
Bamako: jihadis attack luxury hotel for foreigners; seven Chinese among the hostages
Editor's choices
Paris Massacre highlights the failure of Muslim integration in Europe
by Catherine FieldThe attack in the heart of France highlights the crisis of Europe’s model of coexistence. Social unrest, poverty and marginalisation feed youth extremism and radicalisation. A New Zealander journalist, expert on expertise in religion and interfaith dialogue, talks about it after undertaking a journey through the French Muslim world.
For Nîmes imam, Islam should not be held hostage by extremists
by Hochine DrouicheFrench imams condemn the Paris terrorist attacks and disassociate themselves from violence committed in "the name of our religion." At the same time, they ask Muslim communities to dare leading a life of dialogue and friendship with Europeans, without fear or arrogance. For centuries, Muslims have ruled out reason from their religious life. The vice president of French imams bears witness.
Top 10
11/19/2015 INDIA
“I have been healed by the Eucharist,” says 81-year-old priest miracle at Eucharistic congress in Mumbai
by Nirmala Carvalho
11/18/2015 EGYPT - SYRIA
Patriarch Younan: IS cannot be defeated with air raids, the West has betrayed Christians
by Rafic Greiche
11/19/2015 RUSSIA – ISLAM
Not all Russian Muslims condemn Islamic State
by Nina Achmatova
11/20/2015 VATICAN
Pope: priests, chosen "among men", to serve them with a"loving gaze"
11/17/2015 VIETNAM
Saigon, Catholic buildings targeted by communists. Nuns protest expropriation
by Thanh Trung
11/18/2015 BANGLADESH
PIME missionary targeted in Dinajpur gun attack
by Sumon Corraya
11/19/2015 BANGLADESH
As attacked Dinajpur PIME missionary remains in stable condition, his fellow priests now under police escort
11/20/2015 BANGLADESH
Dinajpur’s Christians and Muslims close to PIME missionary who escaped assassination attempt
11/20/2015 FRANCE – ISLAM
French imams slam terrorists for destroying Islam’s future and that of its children
by Consiglio degli imam di Francia
11/19/2015 ISLAM
For Muslim scholar, the fight against Islamic State jihadists calls for a new interpretation of Islam
by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im*


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