Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle of Manila. Photo: CNS
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Cardinal Tagle starts work in Rome

MANILA (UCAN):  “I am the prefect but I am not perfect!” said Luis Cardinal Tagle…

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Father Alejo, left, and Father Villanueva, right, before posting bail on February 14. Photo: UCAN/supplied
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Philippine court orders arrest of two priests

MANILA (UCAN): A court in Manila has issued warrants for the arrest of Jesuit Father…

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Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Philippine media under assault by Duterte

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has been accused of abusing regulatory powers by seeking…

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A fishing boat on the Naf River, which connects with the Bay of Bengal area of Cox’s Bazar on the Bangladeshi coast. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
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Boat tragedy sparks fresh Rohingya trafficking alarm

DHAKA (UCAN): The capsizing of a boat in the Bay of Bengal that killed 15…

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Health workers battle virus fears in Bangladesh

DHAKA (UCAN): Catholic health workers in Bangladesh have joined state authorities in battling increasing public…

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