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AFRICA/RD CONGO - Minori sfruttati per l’estrazione del cobalto

Kinshasa – Migliaia di bambini in condizioni di estrema povertà continuano ad essere maltrattati e sfruttati in cambio di una misera remunerazione. Si tratta di piccoli che vengono impiegati nelle miniere della Repubblica Democratica del Congo per estrarre il cobalto utile alla costruzione di batterie al litio. I minori lavorano ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/FILIPPINE - Violenza sugli indigeni: ucciso un ragazzo, i Vescovi chiedono “una indagine seria”

Davao – Dolore e vicinanza alla famiglia; una indagine seria per accertare i fatti; la fine degli abusi sulle popolazioni indigene: lo chiede la “Commissione per i Popoli Indigeni” della Conferenza Episcopale delle Filippine all’indomani dell’uccisione di Alibando Tingkas, quindicenne ucciso il 17 gennaio, ultima vittima di una ondata di ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/TERRA SANTA - Fermati due sospetti per gli atti di vandalismo settario contro la chiesa della Dormizione

Gerusalemme - Due giorni dopo la scoperta di scritte anti-cristiane sulle mura dell’Abbazia della Dormizione sul Monte Sion , la polizia israeliana ha comunicato di aver fermato due sospetti. I fermati – riferiscono le fonti ufficiali del Patriarcato latino di Gerusalemme - sono due ebrei minorenni di 15 e 16 anni ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AFRICA/TUNISIA - “Non è stata affrontata la motivazione principale della rivoluzione del 2011, quella economica” dice p. Alamat

Tunisi - “Si ha l’impressione che siano in ripresa le proteste per la seconda motivazione della rivoluzione del 2011: quella economica” dice all’Agenzia Fides p. Jawad Alamat, Direttore nazionale delle Pontificie Opere Missionarie della Tunisia, dove si moltiplicano le manifestazioni di protesta per la mancanza di lavoro.“La rivoluzione tunisina del ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/LIBANO - Il Presidente di Caritas Libano: la Chiesa maronita sostiene ogni tentativo serio di uscire dalla crisi istituzionale

Beirut – La Chiesa maronita “non sostiene un candidato presidenziale piuttosto che un altro, ma è a favore di ogni soluzione seria che permetta al Paese di uscire dalla paralisi istituzionale ed eleggere finalmente un nuovo Presidente. In questa prospettiva, viene valutata positivamente anche la novità di un accordo tra ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

EUROPE/SPAIN - Launch of the new three-year campaign against hunger

Madrid – The NGO of the Spanish Catholic Church “Manos Unidas”, which deals with development, is launching a new annual campaign against hunger: “Plántale cara al hambre: siembra". In addition, on the occasion of the National Day of NGOs to be held on February 14, initiatives and events will be ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/SYRIA - The Syrian Orthodox Patriarch organizes a meeting with diplomats in Damascus

Damascus – His Beatitude Mar Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, organized a reception to mark the start of the new year where all the diplomats accredited to the Arab Republic of Syria were invited. The reception was held yesterday at the patriarchal seat, in the district of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Assault on a university: churches and civil society against terrorism

Peshawar – A group of Islamist Taliban militants stormed a university in northwestern Pakistan this morning, killing indiscriminately students and professors, in classrooms and hostels. After the intervention of the police force, the provisional toll of victims is 30, including four terrorists and more than 60 injured. The attack, claimed ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/IRAQ - The coalition raid on Mosul devastates a church

Mosul - On the night between Monday 18 and Tuesday, January 19, the air strikes carried out by the international coalition of Mosul - conquered in June 2014 by jihadists of the Islamic State - hit the Syriac Orthodox Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, in the market area. Local ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/CHINA - The "Soup kitchens of Charity" at the service of thousands of poor people in Xian

Xi An - "They have brought warmth to the homeless" was the headline on the front page of the Chinese Business View of the Chinese province of Shaan Xi. The article showed great appreciation for two initiatives led by Catholic volunteers: the "Soup kitchen of Charity" of the parish of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AMERICA/UNITED STATES - “Two Nations, one Faith”: El Paso and Ciudad Juarez united for the Pope's visit

El Paso – The US Diocese of El Paso is inviting the faithful at the Sun Bowl Stadium, of the University of Texas in El Paso , on February 17, to participate in the live broadcast of Pope Francis' visit in Mexico. This event is an alternative for those unable ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AMERICA/MEXICO - Even a Tzotzil priest will concelebrate with the Pope during his visit in Mexico

Chiapas – Even a priest of ethnic Tzotzil will concelebrate the Mass that will be presided by the Holy Father on February 15 in Altos de Chiapas, during his pastoral visit to Mexico. Tzotzil is a language that is spoken by the Maya and especially in the highlands of Chiapas, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AMERICA/DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Mgr. Peña Rodríguez: "Corruption creates scandalous injustice and social inequality"

Santo Domingo - The President of the Dominican Episcopal Conference , His Exc. Mgr. Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez, yesterday presented the pastoral Letter on the occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Altagracia, Patroness of the nation, which will be celebrated tomorrow, 21 January, in the country.The document, sent ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AFRICA/NIGERIA - Cardinal Onaiyekan: "For 20 years we have been witnessing the growth of religious fanaticism that fuels violence"

Abuja - The religiously motivated violence in Nigeria comes from afar, said Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, in his speech at the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State."Some two decades or so ago, a negative development started to be witnessed by our people with regards to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AFRICA/BURKINA FASO - "Our only weapon is prayer", say the Bishops in condemning the assault in Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou - "The wounds inflicted to people are felt by the whole nation. We invite you to remember and pray for the victims, the injured, their families and their friends", said a statement of the Bishops' Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger, sent to Fides, in which the faithful are ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

ASIA/PAKISTAN - The "Justice and Peace" Commission: "The government has to protect educational institutions"

Lahore - The attack on the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda has been strongly condemned. The attack, claimed by the Taliban organization "Tehrik-i- Pakistan" caused the death of 21 people and 60 others were wounded: is what expresses the "Justice and Peace" National Commission, within the Bishops' Conference of Pakistan. ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

VATICAN - To Fides readers

Vatican City - At the beginning of the new year, our Agency presents its new website, which aims to make information more accessible and useful to those who want to expand their interests on the wide horizons of humanity.This was a need much felt by the entire editorial staff, in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AMERICA/MEXICO - Violence fruit of revenge: 10 executions in 24 hours in the state of Guerrero

Acapulco - The Bishops of the dioceses of the Mexican state of Guerrero agree that the origin of the climate of violence in the state are to be found in anger and the population’s desire for revenge, exasperated by the lack of justice.On the occasion of the joint Pastoral meeting ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AFRICA/KENYA - The Bishops: "Pray for our fallen soldiers in Somalia and we hope for the return of peace"

Nairobi - "We stand in solidarity with our men and women in uniform who are carrying out their service in neighboring Somalia and those who, for their selfless service to our country, have paid the ultimate sacrifice with their duty". This is how the Bishops of Kenya pay their respects ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

AMERICA/CHILE - "Vicaría de la Solidaridad": for 40 years has been defending human rights by repression and violence

Santiago - In Chile, 40 years ago, the Vicariate of Solidarity was created, and its first executive Secretary, lawyer Javier Luis Egaña, remembers the difficult job of human rights defense which committed the Church of Santiago and Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez, during the military government.Lawyer Egaña was just 32 when ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/21/16

 

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