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  • Government anti-drug campaign: the Church's commitment to the rehabilitation of drug addicts

    Father Luciano Airel Felloni, an Argentinian missionary who has lived in the Philippines for twenty years, has started a serious effort to rehabilitate drug addicts and lead them to live a meaningful and dignified life in his parish in the diocese of Novaliches, near Manila. This is the approach that the Church in the Philippines proposes in response to the "anti-drug" campaign launched by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte who,...

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  • A priest: "After the earthquake, the displaced are desperate: humanitarian aid is urgently needed"

    "There is a need for humanitarian aid for the thousands of people affected by the recent earthquake on the tourist island of Lombok": says to Agenzia Fides Catholic Catholic priest Fr. Laurencius Maryono, parish priest of St. Mary Immaculate in Mataram, capital of western Nusa Tenggara province, highlighting that thousands of people are victims of the earthquake of 5 August which, according to government sources, has killed at least 105 people.

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  • Ten years ago the greatest anti-Christian violence in the history of India

    The anti-Christian massacre campaign in Orissa in 2008 is ten years old: it is the biggest wave of violence against believers in the history of the nation. Today the population of Kandhamal district, in the Indian state of Orissa, the scene of massacres, calls for justice. "We hope you remember the genocide in Orissa in 2008.

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  • Acts of vandalism on a newly inaugurated Catholic chapel in Sumatra

    The chapel dedicated to St. Zaccaria, recently inaugurated in the diocese of Palembang, in the South of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, was attacked on the night between 7 and 8 March by some vandals who destroyed a stained glass window and devastated the interior of the church and liturgical furnishings.​

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  • Slovak Nun/Doctor Shot and Wounded in South Sudan

    Slovak nun/doctor Veronika Terezia Rackova SSpS was shot and wounded by three soldiers in South Sudan on Monday, the Slovak Bishops Conference (KBS) press office and the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry reported on Tuesday. “We can confirm that our citizen was shot and wounded in South Sudan. She was taken to a hospital in the Kenyan capital [Nairobi]. Her condition is stable. Our office in Nairobi is providing necessary consular assistance to the Slovak citizen,”

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  • 7th Asian Youth Day to Be Held in Indonesia

    On Sunday, Cardinal Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay and president of the Federation of the Asian Bishops' Conference, told thousands of young pilgrims gathered at Mass in Haemi, Korea, that the next Asian Youth Day will be held in Indonesia in 2017.

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  • India: 50 villages attempt to deny entry to priests

    The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has issued a statement lamenting "sporadic events of violence against Christians in certain parts of India."

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