ASIA/BANGLADESH - The police: no seizure, Fr. Rozario is "mentally unstable"

Natore – There is mystery regarding the Catholic priest kidnapped and released in Bangladesh. As Agenzia Fides learns, Fr. William Walter Rozario is accused by the police of having somehow staged the kidnapping and having moved away from his diocese alone, because considered "mentally unstable". The paradoxical version of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

AMERICA/BOLIVIA - Mgr. Gualberti: "The defense of democratic values loses moral force if it is not pursued with peaceful means"

Santa Cruz - "Even if the reasons for the protests and the defense of democratic values, institutions and the expressed will of the people are right, they lose their moral strength when they are not pursued with peaceful means", said Mgr. Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina, Archbishop of Santa Cruz de ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

VATICAN - Pope Francis: the proclamation of the Gospel is not "proselytism". Only the Holy Spirit "attracts" and converts hearts

Rome - The proclamation of the Gospel "is not making proselytism". The Church grows "for attraction". And to exercise the attraction that can change and convert hearts are not our "apologetic explanations" and our efforts to "convince" others with words and reasoning, but only the Holy Spirit that "works" in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

ASIA/BANGLADESH - Fr. Rozario, released after the seizure, he will remain for a period in the Bishop's residence

Rajshahi - Fr. William Walter Rozario, the Bangladeshi priest of the diocese of Rajshahi who disappeared on Monday and then found by the police in Syleth, in the north-east of the country, was released by the police and is now in the residence of the Bishop of Rajshahi, Mgr. Gervas ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

ASIA/MYANMAR - A trace of mercy in a Buddhist country: Francis’ legacy

Yangon - Pope Francis left an evangelical trace of compassion and mercy in a majority Buddhist country. The Burmese population clearly perceived his message of peace and reconciliation: this is what remains of Pope Bergoglio’s visit to Myanmar, as leaders and faithful Catholics who participated and followed the various moments ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Resignation of the Bishop of Bouar, Central African Republic, and appointment of successor

Vatican City - on December 2, 2017 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Bouar, Central African Republic, presented by H.E. Msgr. Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap. The pope appointed as Bishop of the same diocese the Rev. Mirosław Gucwa, of the clergy ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

ASIA/BANGLADESH - Pope Bergoglio, apostle of love in a Muslim country

Dhaka - "Without love we cannot do anything to this world: this value is lacking much in our world. In Bangladesh and also in Myanmar, Pope Francis showed here what love means, not only towards refugees, but to the entire Bangladeshi people": says to Agenzia Fides Fariduddin Mashud, an Islamic ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

AFRICA/SOUTH SUDAN - To overcome divisions to invest in peace

Juba - "We are never defined by our past but our present, as no matter ‎how hard the past, you can always start again. We wish to forget the wounds of the past and ‎move ahead towards peace", said Mgr. Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop of Tombura-Yambio, in his speech at ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

AFRICA/MADAGASCAR - After the nightmare of the plague, life resumes

Antananarivo - "In recent days there have been no reports of cases of plague in the capital. The situation has improved": says Sister Giacinta Gobetti, missionary of the minor Carmelites of charity in Antananarivo, to Agenzia Fides. After declaring the "state of emergency" by first closing schools and then banning ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

AMERICA/BRAZIL - Assassination of the missionary Vicente Cañas: executioner condemned

Cuiabá - The only accused survivor, Ronaldo Antônio Osmar, former civil police delegate, accused of participating in the murder of the Spanish Jesuit missionary Vicente Cañas, in April 1987, was found guilty by the Regional Court of Cuiabá and sentenced to 14 years and 3 months imprisonment . The first ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

ASIA/SRI LANKA - Defeating violence against women: the commitment of Christian communities

Colombo - "Women in Sri Lanka still face an increasing rate of violence after decades of ethnic conflict and civil war. The Christian community in Sri Lanka is called to a strong commitment to eradicate violence against women at all levels": is the appeal launched by a recent assembly of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

ASIA/BANGLADESH - Bishop Gomes: "We are all involved in asking the Rohingya for forgiveness"

Dhaka - "By coming to Bangladesh the Pope first of all wanted to show, as spiritual leader, trust in our country and attention towards the Bengali people. We are grateful. The whole country stopped to welcome him and follow his gestures and words. For the little flock of our Church ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

I vincitori del Premio Carlo Magno della gioventù al Parlamento europeo

Quest'anno il premio è stato assegnato a "Erasmus evening", trasmissione radiofonica polacca Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Parlamento Ue, l'intelligenza artificiale per contrastare le fake news

L'obiettivo è aiutare i lettori a identificare i contenuti online credibili e a fruire di un giornalismo di migliore qualità Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Federico La Paglia è lo chef 'Sorpresa dell'anno'

Il professionista siciliano, premiato all'11ma edizione di Guida Identità Golose, ci svela in esclusiva una sua ricetta. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Eventi golosi nel Ponte dell'Immacolata

I buoni sapori che anticipano il Natale sono protagonisti in tutta Italia di tante idee per una gita fuori porta di gran gusto dal 7 al 10 dicembre. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

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Questo frutto gustoso, originario del Medio Oriente, è un ottimo alleato per la salute del nostro cuore. Ecco perché Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Francia: ad Albi sulle tracce di Toulouse Lautrec

Una mostra a Milano sul grande artista. E la sua città natale merita un viaggio. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Hyundai Kona, Suv di carattere e fantasia

Siamo andati in Toscana per la prima presa di contatto del nuovo Suv compatto Hyundai Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, trionfo di spazi

Il nuovo Tiguan Allspace è un concentrato di spaziosità e abitabilità, con grandi contenuti comfort Read More ...
Posted on: 12/05/17



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