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Congress advances bill condemning China 're-education' camps Watch

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The House of Representatives this week passed legislation recognizing the mass detention of Uyghurs and other abuses committed by the ... continue reading


Chinese bishop says Catholics must put 'love for homeland' first Watch

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A Chinese bishop has said that Catholics in the country must put their loyalty to the state before the faith. Bishop John Fang Xingyao made ... continue reading



From the Philippines, a missionary in Tokyo Watch

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On Sundays, Fr. Raniel Berdos can be found strolling the aisles of St. Mary's Cathedral in Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan, (CNA) - On Sundays, Fr. ... continue reading


University should not be for the privileged few, Pope Francis says in Japan Watch

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At a Jesuit university in Tokyo on Tuesday, Pope Francis said a quality university education should not be something out of reach for the ... continue reading


What does it mean to be Japanese and Catholic? Pope Francis in Japan raises the question Watch

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For centuries, Japanese intellectuals, emperors, and missionaries have asked the same question: What does it mean to be both Japanese and ... continue reading


Japanese Catholic youth: Pope Francis 'like a grandfather to us' Watch

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Wearing a t-shirt with a cartoon image of Pope Francis, Minori Takeuchi energetically bounces while she walks outside Joseph Hall, ... continue reading



At Nagasaki ground zero, pope denounces 'unspeakable horror' of nuclear weapons Watch

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At the ground zero site of the 1945 nuclear attack on Nagasaki, Pope Francis said the threat of using nuclear weapons is not the way to ... continue reading


Economics must prioritize human dignity, pope tells Japanese authorities Watch

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In the measure of a country, concern for human dignity and life is more important than economic strength, Pope Francis told Japanese ... continue reading


Pope Francis in Hiroshima: 'Never again war' Watch

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Pope Francis prayed for peace Sunday at the site of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, where he called for an end to war and the threat of ... continue reading


Pope to Thai bishops: Stand with the poor, the exploited Watch

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Pope Francis told bishops from Thailand and other countries in Asia Friday to stand with and intercede for their people, especially those ... continue reading


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