A street cleaner in protective gear sanitises a trash can in Beijing on May 18. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in China

Beijing closes churches as Covid-19 returns

BEIJING (Agencies): Authorities in Beijing, China ordered the closure of all churches as the capital…

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Protesters outside the Philippine Consulate General call for the withdrawal of the anti-terror bill on June 12.
Posted in Hong Kong The Philippines

Migrant rights groups protest anti-terror bill

HONG KONG (SE): The 122nd anniversary of the declaration of the Philippine Independence was marked…

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After the installation of Bishop Peter Lin Jiashan, on June 9. Photo: Ethnic and Religious Affairs Department of Fujian
Posted in China

Third Catholic bishop installed in state ceremony

HONG KONG (UCAN): Bishop Peter Lin Jiashan, the 83-year-old bishop of the unofficial community in…

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Posted in Hong Kong

Jesuit Community offers Mass in memory of Father Hurley

HONG KONG (SE): A requiem Mass for Father James Hurley was organised by the Jesuit…

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A scientist filters out samples during the research and development of a vaccine against Covid-19 on June 11, at a laboratory in St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Scientists urged to develop ethical Covid-19 vaccine

VATICAN (CNS): Antonio Cardinal Canizares Llovera of Valencia, Spain, made headlines when he described as…

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