The Beijing diocese began its Year of Evangelization in April, she said, adding that “we believe sacred art can play a certain role in evangelization.”Too few people in mainland China devote themselves to sacred art. “By organizing the exhibition we hope to attract more artists to create works rooted in Christian themes, as well as to provide a platform for encouraging more works by artists already engaged in this field.”
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Benedict XVI has long been a supporter of Croatia’s entry into the economic and political bloc. The Holy See is counting on Croatia, once it is an EU member, to emphasize Europe’s Christian roots in the face of the continent’s creeping secularism.
Pilgrims will eat in restaurants throughout the city. Young people attending World Youth Day (WYD) the third week of August will benefit from the restaurant network of the Greater Madrid Area, thanks to an agreement with the FEHRCAREM (Association of Modern Restaurant Chains) restaurant association.
Pope asked for Europeans to show goodwill to migrants escaping the conflict. The Pope has urged diplomacy and dialogue to end the conflict in Libya, in his blessing at Easter Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
A Department for Education spokesman said: "Teachers can't teach effectively and pupils can't learn if discipline is poor or there is continual low-level disruption. "That's why we're giving teachers tough new powers and underlining their clear authority to crackdown on badly-behaved pupils."
The situation in the Ivory Coast is very bad. In the cities there is armed battle, also in our missions. In our missions of Bouafle and Soubre there are many refugees who want to hide from the rebels…
Tens of thousands of people braved the cold and took to the streets of downtown D.C. Monday for the annual March for Life, marking the 38th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.