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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...

Thousands of Christians persecuted in Bangladesh

Thousands of Christians, mostly of tribal and humble origins, are being persecuted in Bangladesh over land. In 2016 in Gaibandha, in the Diocese of Dinajpur,...

Five new Jesuits ordained priests in Yogyakarta

‘Becoming friends in the mission of Christ’ was the theme chosen for the priestly ordination of five Jesuit deacons in St Anthony of Padua...

Churches in Pakistan urge free and fair election in the country

Ahead of the July 25 elections, the National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) of the Pakistan Catholic Bishops' Conference (PCBC) issued a statement...

Pope Francis invites Filipinos to be ‘missionary of disciples’

Holy Father Pope Francis has invited Filipinos to be “missionary disciples” to proclaim the joy of the Gospel. Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Gabriele Caccia sent the message...

Pope Francis appoints new Bishops in Indonesia

Holy Father Pope Francis  appointed new bishops in two dioceses of Indonesia and accepted the resignation of a bishop in India. The Pontiff appointed Father Christophorus Tri Harsono,...

Youth in Pakistan discusses on ‘Role of Youth in Nation Building’

Young people have a role to play in nation-building in Pakistan, as it goes to general election on July 25. Role of young people...

Government of Manila signs an agreement to support foreign missionaries

After 21 years, the Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) and the Government Immigration Bureau (Bi) renewed an agreement to assist foreign missionaries in...

Catholic Bishops in Philippines invite faithful for prayers, penance and almsgiving...

The Catholic bishops of the Philippines have invited their faithful to join them in 4 days of prayer, penance, and almsgiving next week, to...

New Cardinal-elect of Pakistan points out growing extremism in the country

Pakistani Archbishop His Grace Joseph Coutts sees his upcoming elevation to the rank of cardinal as a sign of papal concern for a country...

Christians in Punjab ask for ‘right to pray’ in church

Christians in a small village in Punjab are demanding the right to pray in their own church, two years after district authorities shut it...

Philippine Bishop condemns President for calling God stupid

Leading bishops of the Catholic Church criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for calling God stupid, as they issued rare statements that singled out the chief...

Over 200 priests in the Philippines asks for gun permits

Over 200 priests and preachers from other religious denominations want to carry firearms, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said. The...

Special Jubilee celebrations of Vietnamese martyrs begins

With three different opening ceremonies in the ecclesiastical provinces of Hà Nội, Huế and Sàigòn, the celebrations of the special Jubilee for the 30th anniversary...

The joy of Eid is the most natural thing for Christians...

Speaking about Eid al-Fitr, the feast that marked the end of Ramadan on Thursday, the Mgr Joseph Coutts, Archbishop of Karachi, who was recently...

Church leaders in the Philippines criticize proposals to arm priests in...

Church leaders in the Philippines criticized a proposal to arm priests as a protective measure in the wake of recent attacks on clergy members....

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