November 2013

Pope meets with Aung San Suu Kyi
(Saturday, 2 November 2013 )

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Pope Francis met with Myanmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Laureate winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, on October 28 for what the Vatican called a “rather significant encounter” between two leaders who are “fundamentally on the same wavelength” regarding nonviolence, democracy and “peaceful coexistence in today’s world.” 

Following the 20-minute meeting, Suu...

Winners and losers in the charity game
(Saturday, 2 November 2013 )

HONG KONG (SE): In the charity game there is always the question of who wins and who loses. But as the Caritas Bazaar season kicks off on November 3 the message is that there are no losers, only winners.

As the announcement for the successful tender in the scramble to host the Olympic Games goes, “And the winner is…” those who benefit from the donations of the community, those who give and the community...