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Christian pastor in India acquitted of anti-conversion charges Watch

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A Protestant pastor in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has been acquitted of charges held against him under India's state-level ... continue reading


Catholic Relief Services aids cyclone-stricken nothern Mozambique Watch

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Catholic Relief Services is appealing for additional aid after Cyclone Kenneth struck northern Mozambique last week, the second such storm ... continue reading



Public Masses suspended for second week in Sri Lanka Watch

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Following terrorist attacks and ongoing threats to safety, Masses will be suspended in the Archdiocese of Colombo for a second week, ... continue reading


Zimbabwean bishops reportedly approve beatification cause of lay missionary Watch

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The bishops' conference of Zimbabwe approved Wednesday the opening of the cause for canonization of John Bradburne, a lay missionary to the ... continue reading


'Nobody should be persecuted because of their faith'

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Reports of five Christians being arrested on faith-related charges in Nepal this week have sparked international concern and calls for ... continue reading


Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter bombings Watch

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The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 321 people and left 500 injured. ... continue reading



'Controlled explosion' near St. Anthony's church as Sri Lanka remains on high alert Watch

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Police in Sri Lanka have detonated a suspicious package near St. Anthony's church in Colombo on Easter Monday. Colombo, Sri Lanka, (CNA) - ... continue reading


Sri Lanka Easter attacks draw international condemnation, prayer for victims Watch

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Religious and civil leaders have responded with condolences, prayer, and calls for justice after several explosions at churches and hotels ... continue reading


In Japan, Catholic Church plans to investigate sex abuse Watch

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Catholic bishops in Japan have said they will investigate reports of clergy sex abuse of minors dating back at least as far as 20 years, ... continue reading


South Korean court finds abortion ban unconstitutional

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South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled an abortion ban in the country to be unconstitutional, receiving mixed responses from ... continue reading


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