Archivi tag: appeal

ASIA/JORDAN – Islamic-Christian international appeal for the protection of prayer communities and Holy Places

Amman – The bloody attacks on places of worship that host communities of faith gathered in prayer or while taking part in ritual acts, represent the “summit” of justified atrocities and violence by bringing up “religious” issues. Faced with the continuing of these phenomena, it is necessary to encourage the creation of an interreligious and… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/HONDURAS – Bishops urgent appeal to vote: “We need to look to the future with hope”

Tegucigalpa – We ask the people “to overcome the feelings of indifference, apathy and skepticism that have caused been by our poor government system and its institutions, which result in abstention”, reads an appeal by the Bishops’ Conference of Honduras with a view to the parliamentary elections on November 28th. The bishops address “an urgent… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/IRAQ – Political elections, the Chaldean Patriarchate shares the appeal for the vote of Grand Ayatollah Al Sistani

Baghdad – While Iraqi citizens are preparing to go to the polls to elect the 329 members of the new Parliament, the Chaldean Patriarchate joins its voice to that of the Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani, who previously underlined the urgency and the opportunity to honor the electoral appointment on the agenda for Sunday, October… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/PAKISTAN – Pakistani Bishops’ appeal: everyone is actively called to participate in the synodal process

Islamabad – “We Church in Pakistan express our feelings of joy for the Synod announced by the Pope in 2023. As Bishops of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Pakistan we invite all the faithful to participate in the synodal journey of consultation with zeal and dedication. In order for there to be true communion within… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/KENYA – Appeal by the Archdiocese of Nairobi for humanitarian aid to vulnerable families severely affected by Covid-19 and drought

Nairobi – “The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted nolmacy globally and locally, exposing families to extreme pressures and straining their capacity to sustain themselves” declared the Apostolic Administrator of Archdiocese of Nairobi, Msgr. David Kamau addressing his appeal to parishes, religious communities, institutions and people of good will to offer “humanitarian assistance to vulnerable families who… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/MYANMAR – ASEAN appeal for humanitarian truce; petition to the UN to confirm the ambassador

New York – Myanmar’s military rulers have agreed to an “Association of Southeast Asian Nations” call for a ceasefire until the end of 2021. The truce will serve to ensure distribution of humanitarian aid in the nation, torn apart by civil conflict. ASEAN has specified that this is not a political ceasefire. This is a… Leggi tutto »