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Caritas head applauds Philippines new anti-poverty measure Watch

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A new law in the Philippines to support those living in poverty has won the praise of Caritas Manila, a Catholic aid agency in the country. ... continue reading


Indian police investigate claim against Cardinal Gracias of failure to report abuse Watch

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Police in India are investigating a claim that Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay and two auxiliary bishops covered up an accusation of ... continue reading



China's technological controls keep Christians under constant surveillance Watch

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As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests approaches, the Chinese Communist Party is utilizing authoritarian tactics old and ... continue reading


Philippine Catholics lead AIDS memorial event Watch

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Filipino Catholic leaders in the central province of Iloilo held an AIDS memorial event over the weekend, to raise awareness and support ... continue reading


God will provide strength through persecution, new Filipino bishop says Watch

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A new bishop in the Philippines has called for Catholics to show courage in the face of violence and persecution. Dagupan, Philippines, ... continue reading


Persecuted Catholic Asia Bibi arrives in Canada Watch

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Pakistani Catholic Asia Bibi, who spent most of a decade on death row accused of blasphemy, has arrived in Canada. Canada has granted Bibi ... continue reading



After Vatican-China deal, Chinese bishop imprisoned for 23 years is not yet released Watch

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The nephew of a Chinese bishop who was arrested 23 years ago has said he does not know where his uncle is incarcerated, or even whether he ... continue reading


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


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