A mural depicting George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 30. Photo: CNS/The Catholic Spirit
Posted in Vatican

Racism a spiritual virus that must be wiped out

VATICAN (CNS): “I would compare (racism) to Covid-19, but it is a virus of the…

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People attending Mass at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Caine Road, on June 1. Signs indicate that they should sit one metre apart from one another.
Posted in Hong Kong

Masses resume under guidelines

HONG KONG (SE): As the Diocese of Hong Kong prepared to reopen parishes and Mass…

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The waters of the Mekong River struck record low levels amid massive dam construction. Photo: UCAN/Luke Hunt
Posted in Asia China

China denies its dams cause low water levels in Mekong river

BANGKOK (UCAN): The Chinese embassy in Bangkok dismissed the findings of a new United States-backed…

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Poor people visit a volunteer group for free medical services in Dhaka during the nationwide shutdown over the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/Piyas Biswas
Posted in Asia Region

Ambivalence over easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh

NATORE (UCAN): The decision by the government of Bangladesh to slowly ease its Covid-19 coronavirus…

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A beach at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: Shomitro Kumar Ghosh on Unsplash
Posted in Faith and the Environment Features | Commentary

The Covid-19 pandemic and our ecological sins

Rock Ronald Rozario In mid-April, a biologist filmed a heart-warming video of a jellyfish gliding…

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