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Bishops and aid agencies praise coronavirus response Watch

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American bishops and leaders of Catholic aid agencies have praised Vatican and U.S. responses to the coronavirus outbreak, and encouraged ... continue reading


Elderly Chinese bishop recovers from coronavirus Watch

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Bishop Joseph Zhu Baoyu, Bishop Emeritus of Nanyang, has recovered from coronavirus. At age 98, he is among the oldest infected patients to ... continue reading



New Hong Kong bishop to be announced within weeks Watch

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Priests in the Diocese of Hong Kong are expecting the announcement of their new bishop within the next two weeks.  Hong Kong, China, ... continue reading


Catholics provide pastoral, physical aid in the face of coronavirus

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While the coronavirus outbreak continues, Catholics have sought to provide aid and pastoral care to those threatened by its spread. ... continue reading


Sedition charges dropped against 4 bishops in Philippines Watch

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The Philipine government has dropped charges against four bishops and two priests who were accused of attempting to overthrow President ... continue reading


Cardinal Zen to Congressmen: China wants Vatican 'surrender' Watch

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Cardinal Joseph Zen, the bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, has said that the situation of the Church in China is dire. The cardinal also ... continue reading



Syro-Malabar archdiocese opens sainthood cause of Vincentian founder Watch

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The cause for beatification of Father Varkey Kattarath, founder of the Vincentian Congregation, was opened Wednesday at a ceremony in ... continue reading


Catholic leaders warn Philippine divorce bill lacks sufficient debate Watch

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Catholic leaders in the Philippines have voiced concern that a bill aiming to legalize divorce is progressing without significant debate. ... continue reading


Vatican donates face masks to China amid coronavirus outbreak Watch

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The Vatican has donated hundreds of thousands of face masks to China to help limit the spread of coronavirus, which has killed 361 people ... continue reading


New disaster relief initiative unveiled in Australia Watch

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Catholic leaders in Australia have announced the creation of a new disaster response initiative to aid those affected by devastating ... continue reading


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