Mercy Centre - Caring for Thailand's most vulnerable communities
November 26, 2012
Its activities extend across Thailand from the Bangkok slums to the Sea Gypsy communities in the South
The congress complicates ongoing negotiations to normalize Vatican-Beijing relations
Move is encouraging youth to engage in 'premarital and other immoral activities'
Rights group blames authorities' urban redevelopment failings
For years they have been affected by federal regulations that have displaced them
Pope's Council of Cardinals identified protection of children and young adults as a church priority