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Old CCP tactics present new dangers to China’s development

Authors: Katie Stallard-Blanchette, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Jude Blanchette, Crumpton Group Six years before the collapse of the Soviet Union, in what was then still known as Leningrad, a teacher recalled her student asking whether an essay was satisfactory, or did she ‘need to add more patriotism’? It’s tempting to view the […]

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Missionary Day: Everyone is a player in evangelisation, says Card Filoni

During the presentation of this year's Missionary Day, the focus was on bearing witness and proclaiming Christ guided by love for the Lord and people. In 2019, the Extraordinary Missionary Month that Pope Francis announced will be held October to mark the 100th anniversary of the Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XV, "Maximum Illud", which changed the missionary attitude of the Church.

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G20 join US against China’s subsidies for state-owned enterprises

Chinese government aid leads to overproduction and sales at lower than market prices, i.e. dumping, which undermines competition. The B20 (G20 business leaders) calls for same level playing field for both state-owned and private enterprises. If China followed the rules of a market economy, it would destroy itself in a few months.

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Pope: beware of being hypocritical Christians who only look at themselves

Jesus speaks of leaven "that makes you grow", but there is also a "bad" leaven that "ruins", which makes it grow "inward". It is that "of the Pharisees, of the doctors of the Law". "The leaven of Christians is the Holy Spirit, who pushes us outwards, makes us grow, with all the difficulties of the journey, even with all our sins, but always with hope".

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Sulawesi, devastation does not stop Catholic volunteers (Photos)

The earthquake caused landslides in at least 16 locations. On the field there is a task force that brings together various organizations. The story of an expedition to bring aid to the villages of Kulawi, about 85 km south of Palu. In the remote village of Sangali, 30 Catholic families in desperate need of assistance reached.

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