The Social Teaching of Pope Benedict XVI

.field.field–name-field-audio-type a { display: none; } Acton Audio The Social Teaching of Pope Benedict XVI January 11, 2023 Overview Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI—scholar, teacher, theologian, prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, and finally...

Jimmy Lai Trial Adjourned Until September 2023

Entrepreneur and freedom fighter Jimmy Lai’s fight for justice will now drag on for nine more months as the Hong Kong High Court adjourns his trial. The delay comes as Hong Kong waits for Beijing to rule on allowing King’s Counsel Tim Owen, a British lawyer and...

Jimmy Lai Gets 5 Years for Fraud as He Awaits Trial

Held in solitary confinement, 75-year-old Jimmy Lai is still awaiting trial for the crime of resisting the iron grip of the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong. On December 10, however, that grip got a little tighter. A Hong Kong court sentenced Lai to an additional...

Jimmy Lai’s Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom

.field.field–name-field-audio-type a { display: none; } Acton Audio Jimmy Lai’s Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom December 7, 2022 Overview For this episode, we’re presenting the final evening plenary from Acton University 2022. This plenary was a panel...

Hong Kong Blocks Visa for British Lawyer in Lai Trial

Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai was scheduled to go on trial this week for alleged crimes against China’s National Security Law. However, Hong Kong’s immigration department has succeeded in pushing the trial back by denying Lai access to a key international lawyer...

Jimmy Lai Pushes to Halt National Security Trial

Mere days after bringing a veteran British litigator on his legal team, jailed Hong Kong entrepreneur Jimmy Lai is moving to halt the trial proceedings entirely. In a pretrial interview, the 74-year-old Lai came before three National Security judges to review the...

Jimmy Lai Gets Veteran U.K. Human Rights Lawyer

Although 74-year-old media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai faces life in prison under Beijing’s harsh National Security Law (NSL), he now has a new ally in his corner: veteran human rights lawyer Timothy Owen. Lai, already serving time for convictions...

The U.S. stands behind Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai

One day after pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was found guilty of fraud charges, the U.S. Department of State responded to the verdict, condemning its “spurious fraud charges” and noting increasing concerns about “deterioration in protection for human rights” under...

The U.S. stands behind Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai

One day after pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was found guilty of fraud charges, the U.S. Department of State responded to the verdict, condemning its “spurious fraud charges” and noting increasing concerns about “deterioration in protection for human rights” under...
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