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ASIA/PAKISTAN - Bruciata una chiesa cristiana protestante in Punjab

Lahore - Dopo una disputa tra un gruppo di cristiani e di musulmani, nel villaggio di Bath, tra Multan e Lahore, nel Punjab pakistano, la cappella della congregazione cristiana protestante denominata “Chiesa apostolica” è stata data alle fiamme nella notte tra il 6 e il 7 gennaio, come riferiscono fonti ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AMERICA - America Latina, la regione più pericolosa per i difensori dei diritti umani

Bogotà – L'America Latina è la regione più pericolosa per gli attivisti che difendono i diritti umani: decine di persone sono morte qui difendendo il diritto alla terra, l'ambiente e la comunità indigena e omosessuale, secondo un rapporto della Front Line Defenders, presentato in questi giorni.Secondo una nota inviata a ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/CONGO RD - I Vescovi annunciano un Comitato di sorveglianza per rilanciare il processo elettorale

Kinshasa - I Vescovi della Repubblica Democratica del Congo hanno annunciato di aver costituito un Comitato di sorveglianza per seguire gli sviluppi politici nel Paese in un anno caratterizzato da un fitto calendario elettorale e da una situazione da loro definita “molto preoccupante”.L’annuncio giunge al termine degli incontri avuti da ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/SENEGAL - “Caritas Senegal è al servizio di tutti, perché la Carità è parte integrale dell’annuncio evangelico” afferma Mons. Bassène

Dakar - “Caritas Senegal vuole essere solidale con l’uomo ed essere dalla sua parte ogni volta che si trova di fronte alle difficoltà della vita” ha detto Sua Ecc. Mons. Jean Pierre Bassène, Vescovo di Kolda e Presidente di Caritas Senegal, nel suo discorso di apertura della 52esima Assemblea Generale ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/SUDAN - Dengue: in pochi mesi un centinaio di vittime e numerosi casi sospetti

Khartoum – Dalla fine del mese di agosto all’11 dicembre 2015 un centinaio di persone sono morte a causa della febbre emorragica dengue. Lo ha dichiarato il Ministro della Sanità del West Darfur che ha aggiunto ai dati 523 casi sospetti del virus, compresi 128 morti. Nuovi casi si stanno ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/IRAQ - Rappresentanti cristiani e islamici visitano il cimitero cristiano profanato a Kirkuk

Kirkuk - Una delegazione composta da rappresentanti cristiani e musulmani ha visitato ieri, domenica 10 gennaio, il cimitero cristiano di Kirkuk, fatto oggetto lo scorso 23 dicembre di una profanazione vandalica, con il danneggiamento di diverse tombe e lapidi funerarie. Alla visita – riferiscono fonti locali contattate dall'Agenzia Fides - ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/EGITTO - Imam “indagato” per una fatwa contro gli auguri di Natale ai cristiani

Il Cairo – La tensione sociale e i rischi di conflitto settario si sono recentemente innalzati nella città egiziana di Damietta, da quando l'imam di una moschea della città portuale, rivolto ai fedeli islamici, ha emesso una fatwa contenente la proibizione di rivolgere saluti e messaggi di felicitazioni ai cristiani ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/EGYPT - Coptic Patriarch Tawadros: terrorism does not make any distinction between Christians and Muslims

Cairo - Terrorism "does not make any distinction between Christians and Muslims", and even when it is fueled by religious ideology, it indiscriminately affects all believers in God, fomenting sectarian strife where people kill each other for "human stupidity" for "money" or to assert "their interests". This is what Coptic ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Opening of the Assembly of Bishops, Mgr. Padrón Sánchez: national reconciliation and amnesty for political prisoners

Caracas - His Exc. Mgr. Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez, Archbishop of Cumaná and President of the Venezuelan Episcopate opened yesterday the Plenary Assembly of the Episcopal Conference.In his speech he offered a panorama of the universal church by highlighting the key points that contribute to the life of the church ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/IRAQ - Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr: return the homes illegally stolen from Christians

Baghdad - The Chaldean Christian politician Pascale Warda, former immigration minister in the first government of transition following the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, has publicly expressed her satisfaction regarding Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr’s stand on the issue which recently claimed the need to return to their rightful owners homes ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AMERICA/GUATEMALA - 14 soldiers arrested due to 558 forced disappearances that occurred in Guatemala

Guatemala City - Guatemalan authorities on Wednesday, January 6 arrested fourteen retired military linked to the forced disappearances of at least 558 people that took place in Guatemala between 1981 and 1988.A note sent to Fides from a local source, informs that at a press conference, Guatemala's Attorney General Thelma ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

EUROPE/ITALY - New portal of Redemptorist missionaries: www.cssr.news

Rome - A "news portal", this is how you can define the new web page that the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer has recently opened at the web www.cssr.news.There you will find, clearly indicated, the main parts of the site: Redemptorist, Perpetual Help, Saints and Blessed, General Chapter and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/HOLY LAND - Christian cemetery in Beit Gemal desecrated

Jerusalem - The cemetery adjacent to the Salesian monastery in Beit Gemal, in the Israeli town of Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, was desecrated and the wooden and concrete crosses placed on many tombs were destroyed. The incident dates back to mid-December, but has only emerged in recent days. Local ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/BURKINA FASO - Meeting of the Bishops to study a communication policy

Ouagadougou - In order to allow the Catholic Church to better coordinate its pastoral work in the media in Burkina Faso, the Episcopal Conference Burkina-Niger organized a workshop to strengthen their capacity of social communication on 7 and 8 January 2016 in Ouagadougou. The meeting is aimed at the participation ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/SYRIA - Scientific report: it was not the Syrian army to use chemical weapons in ghouta

Damascus - An official report of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW has confirmed that traces of sarin gas used in the Syrian conflict, and that caused the so-called massacre in ghouta, are not compatible with the type of chemical weapons that were in the possession of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AMERICA/UNITED STATES - The Black Nazarene, a devotion without borders

New York - The devotion to the Black Nazarene in Manila does not have borders, and so while all roads in Manila lead to the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, many devotees in New York who can not fly home to join celebrations in Manila have the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AFRICA/TOGO - Resignation of the Bishop of Sokodé and appointment of successor

Vatican City - On 3 January 2016, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Sokode, Togo, presented by His Exc. Mgr. Ambroise Kotamba Djoliba, in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law.The Holy Father appointed Rev. Célestin-Marie Gaoua, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

AMERICA/HONDURAS - The situation of migrants in Honduras: "It is sad that mothers with their children are expelled"

Tegucigalpa - The Pastoral Care of Human Mobility, an organization of the Catholic Church in Honduras, has asked the US government of President Barack Obama to end the recent raids and expulsions of undocumented Central American immigrants. "We ask the US authorities not to expel our Central American people", said ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/YEMEN - MSF supported Hospital bombed: dead, injured and collapsed buildings

Sana'a - Shiara hospital, in Razeh district in northern Yemen, was hit yesterday, 10 January 2016. A serious accident that caused at least four dead and 10 injured and the collapse of several buildings of the medical facility supported by Doctors Without Borders . According to a statement released by ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Christian girl kidnapped with the aim of conversion and forced marriage

Kasur - An eighteen year old Christian of Kasur district, Punjab Pakistan, was kidnapped by a Muslim man with his accomplices while she was alone in the house. The parents have filed a complaint against the kidnappers. The family contacted Christian lawyer Sardar Mushtaq Gill, who agreed to follow the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/11/16

 

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