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Crepaldi: Europeanism is an ideology to combat
INTERVIEW

Crepaldi: Europeanism is an ideology to combat

Green Deal, private property under attack, abortion considered one of the fundamental principles, interference in the internal affairs of member states. And now this process of centralisation is in acceleration. This project, today personified by Mario Draghi, is incompatible with the vision of the Catholic Church. Msgr. Giampaolo Crepaldi, who led the CCEE's Caritas in veritate commission for many years, speaks out.


FBI actions against Catholics “not malicious” on principle
THE REPORT

FBI actions against Catholics “not malicious” on principle

The inspector general of the Justice Department’s report leaves grey areas: Actions taken against Catholics violated FBI standards but lacked "malicious intent". But, FBI looks the other way for pro-Hamas protesters.


London's Rwanda plan will save lives
IMMIGRATION

London's Rwanda plan will save lives

World 24_04_2024 Anna Bono

The British Parliament has finally passed the law that defines how and when a selection of illegal migrants will be transferred to Rwanda pending the evaluation of their asylum requests. Amnesty International and other NGOs protest, but misrepresent a law that will save lives.


Wars and destabilisation, West pays Biden's mistakes
MIDDLE EAST

Wars and destabilisation, West pays Biden's mistakes

While Trump had laid the foundations for a balance in the Middle East with the Abrahamic Accords, the current US administration has encouraged Iran in its work of destabilisation. A diplomatic disaster.


Hate crimes, Scotland’s LGBT police state
NEW RULES

Hate crimes, Scotland’s LGBT police state

After pressure from the LGBT lobby, new regulations in Scotland against so-called "hate crimes" will come into force on 1 April. Those who defend male-female gender and marriage between man and woman, face a sentence of up to seven years in prison.


Gaza, why Israel’s response is 'disproportionate'
MIDDLE EAST

Gaza, why Israel’s response is 'disproportionate'

Patriarch Pizzaballa and Cardinal Parolin accuse Israel of a "disproportionate" response. Not only do the numbers prove them right, but the facts show that Israel is losing its soul.


"Jimmy Lai, persecuted by China, abandoned by the Vatican"
 INTERVIEW/FATHER SIRICO

"Jimmy Lai, persecuted by China, abandoned by the Vatican"

 As Hong Kong tightens its national security law, the famous Catholic dissident risks being jailed for life. Father Robert Sirico attended the last hearing of his trial: 'He saw me, I blessed him and he was moved'. A crucifix drawn in prison is now on display at the Catholic University of Washington. The closeness of Cardinal Zen, the silence of Rome and the Church in Hong Kong. 


Ireland saves woman and family: surprise victory
REFERENDUM

Ireland saves woman and family: surprise victory

The surprise No victory in the Irish referendum to remove a woman’s right to stay home and look after the family and the uniqueness of the natural family from the Constitution. The Daily Compass interviews Angelo Bottone, a promoter of the No committee. "It is a break with the decade of liberal reforms".


Narcos and terrorism, Iran and Latin America’s dangerous friendship
INVESTIGATION

Narcos and terrorism, Iran and Latin America’s dangerous friendship

World 03_02_2024 Souad Sbai

Iran is very interested in Latin America, the area just a few miles from the 'Great Satan', the United States of America. Iran receives support from terrorist organisations and pro-Iranian groups to expand its ideological influence in Latin America. While Hezbollah is involved in fund-raising, propaganda and smuggling operations.


Abducted nuns released in Haiti, witnesses of faith amid social chaos
MISSION

Abducted nuns released in Haiti, witnesses of faith amid social chaos

World 28_01_2024 Anna Bono

The release of six nuns a week after being kidnapped turns the spotlight on a country held hostage by armed gangs and reduced to starvation. In 2023 alone there were almost 2,500 kidnappings and 5,000 murders.


Álvarez’s exile to the Vatican rewards Ortega
NICARAGUA

Álvarez’s exile to the Vatican rewards Ortega

The release of the bishop of Matagalpa and 18 other Nicaraguan religious to reside in Rome is good news but also a dangerous precedent: the regime can get rid of clergy by reaching an agreement with the Holy See.


Uganda, millions of anti-Covid vaccines to be destroyed
EXPIRED DOSES

Uganda, millions of anti-Covid vaccines to be destroyed

World 13_01_2024 Anna Bono

Uganda must dispose of 5.6 million doses of expired anti-Covid vaccines. The situation is similar in other African countries. Among the factors responsible are the shortage of health personnel, but also the lack of fear of a virus that has claimed fewer victims in Africa than expected.