Prof Mohammed Zafor Iqbal had demanded justice for secularist bloggers and intellectuals murdered for their democratic ideas. His name was on the black list of an outlawed Islamic group. Activists and Catholics condemn the attack.
NGO finds contaminant residue in the blood of 96 per cent of residents from chemicals used in maize production. More than 100 metric tonnes were imported into Nonghad and Kham districts between 2004 and 2015. More than half of all local fruits and vegetables have been contaminated.
“Accusing oneself is part of Christian wisdom; not accusing others,” the pontiff said. “Two things will help us understand the path of forgiveness: 'You are great Lord; unfortunately, I have sinned,' and 'Yes, I forgive you, seventy times seven, as long as you forgive others'."
China is fertile ground for all religions. Christianity has always faced difficulties but has also been able to flourish. Tensions and resistance exist between imperial Confucianism and faith in God the Father over the subjects who are also “children of Heaven and brothers of the emperor.” Martyrdom cannot be eliminated, despite talks between China and the Vatican. A Chinese priest offers his thoughts.
The new anti-corruption agency will have more power on a national scale because of an 200% increase in the volume of "hard work" (of cases). It will be able to investigate, interrogate, search, imprison and take disciplinary actions against cadres, state employees and businessmen.
Next March 16, the Foreign Ministers of Ankara, Teheran and Moscow will meet. Parties involved in the conflict will not attend. The UN special envoy will participate as an observer. The goal is to find the "necessary measures" to guarantee a truce in the conflict. USA: the Turkish offensive on Afrin has weakened the fight against ISIS.
First ever meeting between Northern leader and Seoul officials. Moon Jae-in invites him to an inter-Korean summit; Kim Jong-un accepts the proposal. Washington is "cautiously optimistic", but insists on the renunciation of nuclear power. South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs: sanctions help to finding a peaceful solution.
After the 2011 disaster, Tokyo was forced to suspend some exports of agricultural and fishery products. Fukushima fishermen returned to work on court orders in June 2012. The Japanese authorities proceed to bring the population evacuated in 2011back to the prefecture.
Yesterday Thressia Thelakat visited the family of the former sacristan. The images of the woman who embraces the crying wife of the murderer shared on social media.
The campaign in Germany started on 17 February; in India on 18 February. Fr D'Souza calls on young Germans to eat vegetarian, use public transit, and not waste water.