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Women in Burma are working to end human trafficking: Cardinal Charles...

Women in Burma are working to end human trafficking, His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon said during a press briefing during the...

Crosses demolished in China

Chinese officials have ordered the demolition of crosses and some other church structures in three dioceses in China. Dioceses in Zhejiang, Henan and Guizhou...

Catholic Bishops should guide us: Young delegate from Pakistan

"Catholic bishops, in addition to listening to us young people, should guide us,” said Daniel Bashir, a young synod delegate from Pakistan, speaking to AsiaNews to...

Catholic Caritas worldwide to help tsunami affected Indonesia

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck 6 miles beneath Sulawesi just after 6 pm Sept. 28. It set off a tsunami, which caused 20 foot-high waves...

Archdiocese of Seoul helps the survivors of Indonesia’s disaster

South Korean Cardinal His Eminence Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, Archbishop of Seoul, expressed the condolence and closeness of his faithful for the dead and survivors of Indonesia’s...

Caritas Indonesia finds it challenging to reach the victims of recent...

Caritas Indonesia, the social arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Indonesia (KWI), has swung into action since the disaster struck the region.   Fr. Banu Kurnianto, the...

We are a Church that witnesses Christ in a practical way:...

His Eminence Cardinal Joseph Coutts, Archbishop of Karachi highlighted that “The Pakistani Church is "a small but not silent Church; that does not have...

Christian Conference of Asia to begin regional network on rights of...

A representative group of Asian churches that participated in the Asia regional consultation on upholding the dignity and rights of children proposed that the...

Heart relic of St. Padre Pio to visit the Philippines in...

For the first time, the "incorruptible" heart of a celebrated saint will visit the Philippines this October. The particular relic of St Padre Pio,...

Peacemaking is Myanmar’s urgent mandate: Cardinal Bo

Myanmar’s prominent Catholic Church leader has appealed to the international community to be patient with Myanmar as the nation is passing through a delicate...

Pope Francis welcomes new ambassador of the Philippines

Holy Father Pope Francis welcomed to the Vatican the new ambassador of the Philippines to the Holy See, Ms. Grace Relucio Princesa.  At the formal...

Bishop John Victor Samuel, ecumenical leader from Pakistan passes away

His Grace Bishop John Victor Samuel, a renowned ecumenical leader from Pakistan, died on August 29, 2018. His son Ajmal Samuel announced that his...

Ecumenical body discusses Church’s role in combating HIV/ AIDS

A four-day Asia regional consultation has explored creating space for the churches in Asia to discuss and share the concerns related to HIV and...

Vietnamese diocese helps flood victims

Heavy rains have caused flooding in northern and north-central Vietnam, and officials of the local Church are encouraging aid for those affected. Continuous rains...

Ireland decides not to give visas to Pakistani Christians for World...

Ireland has decided not to grant visas to thousands of Pakistani Christians. The consulates in Karachi and Islamabad turned down applications by families wishing...

Filipino Catholic Church official welcomes the change made by Pope Francis...

A Filipino Catholic Church official has welcomed the change made by Holy father Pope Francis to the Catechism of the Catholic Church declaring death...

Diocese of Hiroshima expresses gratitude and prayer for those who act...

Commemorating the tragedy of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in prayer and in the request for a future of peace and denuclearization: This...

Archbishop of Jakarta urges Catholics to participate in Asian games...

For the second time in its history, Indonesia will host the Asian Games. The games will be played in two cities: in the capital...

Indonesia’s first female astronomer’s son ordained a priest

Fr Heinrich Angga, SJ, is the son of Karlina Supeli (Indonesia’s first female astronomer) and Ninok Leksono. Karlina Supelli is an Indonesian philosopher and astronomer....

Christians will be treated equally in Pakistan: Imran Khan

Pakistan held its general elections on July 25, in which Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) has been declared winner. Currently he is holding...

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