martedì 29 novembre 2016

Sri Lanka
Asian bishops urged to aid families face modern threats
Matters India
(Jose Kavi) Colombo: Catholic bishops of Asia began their eleventh plenary assembly listening to Pope Francis’ special envoy urging them to have a bold vision to transform families facing innumerable problems of modern society. “The biggest challenge to this Plenary Assembly would be to have an all-inclusive picture of the families across Asia, the largest continent in the world with 48 countries and the largest population of people professing various religious faiths within varied cultural and social milieus,” Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo, archbishop of Ranchi, said in his homily at opening Mass on November 29. (...)