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FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Pakistan under pressure to rein in blasphemy law

Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law

KATHY GANNON
Militant groups
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ne of the most frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law is that the simplest act can spiral into charges that can bring the death penalty. In the case of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, it started when she brought water to her fellow women workers on a farm. On that hot day in 2009, Bibi had a sip from the same container and some of the Muslim women became angry that a Christian had drunk from the same water. They demanded she convert, she refused. Five days later, a mob accused...
TUESDAY 06 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Oregon: first gun law since Florida massacre

First new gun control law since the Feb. 14 Florida High School massacre

ANDREW SELSKY
Kate Brown, Governor dell'Oregon
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bill prohibiting domestic abusers and people under restraining orders from owning firearms became America’s first new gun control law since the Feb. 14 Florida high school massacre. “Well done Oregon,” Democratic Gov. Kate Brown exclaimed Monday after signing the law on the steps of the state Capitol as some 200 people, including victims of domestic abuse and high school students, applauded and cheered. State Sen. Floyd Prozanski, whose sister was fatally shot by her...
FRIDAY 09 JUNE 2017, IN TERRIS

Ontario approves measure that allows government to take children from parents who oppose gender ideology

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Ontario approves measure that allows government to take children from parents who oppose gender ideology
The Canadian province of Ontario has passed a legislation that has been described by critics as "totalitarian" as it allows the government to seize children from families who do not accept gender ideology. Bill 89, or the Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017, was passed by a vote of 63–23 on June 1, the last day before Queen's Park adjourns for the summer, Life Site News reported. The measure repeals and replaces the Child and Family Services Act, which governs child...
MONDAY 03 APRIL 2017, IN TERRIS

Bergoglio at Santa Marta: "Jesus is the fullness of the law: He judges with mercy"

Pope Francis commented the passage of Susanna taken from Daniel and the Gospel of the adulterous woman

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Bergoglio at Santa Marta:
"Let's stop" judging " others  in our hearts" and follow Jesus, who uses "mercy" and who is the "fullness" of the law said Pope Francis at  Mass this morning in Casa Santa Marta. Taking his queues from the day’s Gospel, in which St. John’s account of Our Lord’s mercy toward the woman caught in adultery was proclaimed, and from the 1st Reading, from the Book of the Prophet Daniel, which recounted the story of Susanna, the innocent woman and chaste wife falsely accused of adultery by...
SATURDAY 04 FEBRUARY 2017, IN TERRIS

Is a pact between generations possible?

MARZIA CHIOCCHI
Is a pact between generations possible?
Speaking today of middle age, referring specifically to people in their fifties, has become an outmoded concept, if we refer to a generation of people who, for physical appearance, energies, ability and willingness to do, is not comparable, for example, to that of 30 years ago. Today at the age of 50, many are those who become parents, that create a family and, using a very trendy term, that are smart, therefore keep up with the times and are in line with the global world. In a few words the...
THURSDAY 12 MAY 2016, IN TERRIS

A SLAP IN THE FACE OF THE FAMILY

EMANUELA BAMBARA
A SLAP IN THE FACE OF THE FAMILY
Despite the appeal of the Italian Bishops and the criticism received from many opinion leaders and even fellow MPs, not only from the opposition, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, through Constitutional Reforms Minister Maria Elena Boschi, has decided to give the vote of confidence to the civil unions bill, which bears the name of the parliamentary Monica Cirinnà, confirmed yesterday in the House with 369 yes votes, 193 no votes, and 2 abstentions. Today, takes place the final vote on the draft law...
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Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
ANNIVERSARY

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary
Donald Trump
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

White House: a new plan to prevent school shootings

Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Militant groups
BLASPHEMY LAW

Pakistan under pressure to rein in blasphemy law

Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law
Students against guns
FLORIDA SCHOOL SHOOTING

Florida School shooting: gun bill on governor’s desk

After massacre of 17 people by a teenager
African women
AFRICA

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women
Pope Francis
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY

Pope Francis in the Baltic countries in September

Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Pope Francis on March 8th
MARCH 8TH

International Women's Day: more equality in Church

Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Vatican’s Clementine Hall
MIGRATION

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission