Archive for December 2, 2022

China Protests

Posted in uncategorized on December 2, 2022 by andelino

Economic turmoil and increasing unrest are weakening the nation.

The Chinese Communist Party is currently facing the strongest protests against it since those that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.

The anger is largely over the Chinese government’s covid-19 rules. Since the early days of the pandemic, General Secretary Xi Jinping has taken a remarkably strict stance against the virus. His policy, called Zero-covid, aims to isolate every single infected individual and keep them quarantined from the rest of the population—by force if necessary.

Read more at “China’s Rulers Face Strongest Protests in a Generation”

Orthodox and Catholics

Posted in uncategorized with tags on December 2, 2022 by andelino

After centuries of division, the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches may soon be celebrating Easter on the same day. In an interview with Turkish media, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said that Orthodox and Catholic representatives are working on an agreement concerning a common celebration date for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Both churches hope an understanding can be reached by 2025, which marks the 1,700th anniversary of the Council of Nicaea.

Read more at “Orthodox and Catholics May Soon Celebrate Easter on Same Day”

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