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Ahmed Kathrada, le héros musulman de la lutte anti-apartheid

Ahmed Kathrada, le héros musulman de la lutte anti-apartheid

Dans l’Afrique du Sud sous le joug de l’apartheid, dans l’ombre de Nelson Mandela, son libérateur passé à la postérité, un musulman fut l’une des figures de la Résistance à l’oppression :il s’appelait Ahmed Kathrada et était originaire du Gujurat, en Inde.Quatrième d’une fratrie de six enfants, ce fils d’immigrés indiens n’avait que 12 ans quand la fibre militante s’éveilla en ... Lire la suite »

Birthday of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre

Birthday of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre

On Wednesday, November 29, 1905, Marcel Lefebvre, third child of René Lefebvre and Gabrielle née Watine, was born in Tourcoing. It was too late in the day to have the newborn baptized, so Marcel François Marie Joseph was baptized in the church of Notre Dame the next day, on the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. Source link Lire la suite »

La première mosquée du Royaume-Uni commémore son 130ème anniversaire

La première mosquée du Royaume-Uni commémore son 130ème anniversaire

Erigée en 1889 à Woking, la belle mosquée Shah Jahan, appelée ainsi en l’honneur de la souveraine Shah Jahan Begum du Bhopal qui la finança partiellement, a gravé son empreinte islamique dans la pierre, mais aussi dans l’histoire patrimoniale et religieuse du Royaume-Uni. Premier lieu officiel du culte musulman en Angleterre, elle émergea dans le paysage pittoresque du comté de ... Lire la suite »

Lourdes: Explosion of Pickpocketing – FSSPX.Actualités / FSSPX.News

Lourdes: Explosion of Pickpocketing – FSSPX.Actualités / FSSPX.News

Since the beginning of 2019, the city of Lourdes has seen the phenomenon of pickpocketing exploded: they increased from 117 in the time period January to September 2018 to 274 in 2019. On October 7, 2019, four young women from Bosnia were punished with three months’ imprisonment for collective theft. Although the authorities have not given any precise explanation for ... Lire la suite »

Brazil: No Giant Statue to Our Lady of Aparecida

Brazil: No Giant Statue to Our Lady of Aparecida

On October 17, 2019, Brazilian justice system banned the construction of a giant statue of Our Lady of Aparecida in the State of São Paulo. It also ordered the dismantling of five existing works. This decision follows a complaint filed by the Brazilian Association of Atheists and Agnostics. The latter had indeed contested, “in the name of the principle of ... Lire la suite »

The Fight Against Abortion Remains a Priority for U.S. Episcopate

The Fight Against Abortion Remains a Priority for U.S. Episcopate

The “threat” of abortion is the “preeminent priority,” said the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). This position does not seem to be the taste of several American bishops close to Pope Francis. “The threat of abortion remains our preeminent priority because it directly attacks life itself, because it takes place within the sanctuary of the family, and because of ... Lire la suite »

News from Asia in Apostle#53

News from Asia in Apostle#53

“And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd. Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest in-deed is great, but the labourers are few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth labourers into his harvest.” (St. Matthew 9) Dear Friends and Benefactors, ... Lire la suite »