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Disarmament and right to life keys to world peace

VATICAN (CNS): A culture of peace “calls for unremitting efforts in favour of disarmament and the reduction of recourse to the use of armed force in the handling of international affairs,” Pope Francis said in his annual address to diplomats accredited to the Vatican on January 8. 
 

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Struggle of urban Christian families in mainland

HONG KONG (SE): The results of an in-depth study into the pressures facing young Christian families in urban China contrasts the Confucian notion of love, which it describes as flowing from the authority of elders, and the Christian concept, as seen in the extraordinary sacrifice of Christ himself.

Published in the most recent issue of ChinaSource Quarterly, Brent Fulton says that this contrast is a key point in the study.

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No support for families headed by women in Sri Lanka

 

TRINCOMALEE (AsiaNews): The Women’s Desk of the National Fisheries Solidarity Organisation in Sri Lanka has released a report on households headed by women.

Titled, Empower women-headed families, ensure right to life, the report says that in some eastern villages, there are families are without shelter.

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