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Amid Hong Kong protests, Beijing cracks down on some Chinese Catholics Watch

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The persecution of Catholics in mainland China is increasing after prominent Catholic figures in Hong Kong continue to speak out against ... continue reading


Online Japanese Catholics are looking for a digital shepherd Watch

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In the age of mass communication, the Catholic Church is finding previously unimagined opportunities for evangelization - namely, over the ... continue reading



China harvesting organs from prisoners of conscience, human rights group claims Watch

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The Chinese government is harvesting organs from religious and ethnic minorities, a human rights organization told the United Nations Human ... continue reading


Chinese churches made to replace Ten Commandments with Xi Jinping quotes Watch

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Christian churches in China have been ordered to take down displays of the Ten Commandments and replace them with quotes from Chinese ... continue reading


Hong Kong Catholic leaders: Vatican involvement in protests unlikely Watch

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Catholics in Hong Kong are continuing to participate in large-scale protests on the island territory, which have been going on now for over ... continue reading


Pope Francis to visit Thailand and Japan in November Watch

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The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November with stops scheduled in Tokyo, Hiroshima and ... continue reading


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Advocacy group: Ill Chinese citizens grilled on religious belief before treatment Watch

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As part of its crackdown on religion, the Chinese Communist Party is requiring healthcare workers to grill gravely ill patients about their ... continue reading


Hong Kong auxiliary bishop calls for 'Friday fasting' amid ongoing protests Watch

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As widespread protests continue in Hong Kong, a local bishop is urging people to pray and fast for peace, while speaking up against ... continue reading


Why should Catholics care about the Hong Kong protests? A CNA Explainer Watch

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Large-scale demonstrations have rocked the island territory since early June, when an estimated 1 million marchers took to the streets, ... continue reading


China's one-child policy with leave lasting damage, expert warns Watch

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Although China announced it was ending its one-child policy in 2015, the effects of the communist regime's controversial measure will be ... continue reading




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