Mass at St. Theresa's Church in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 2019. the Church in Sri Lank has suspended Masses as part of the effor to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Sri Lanka imposes curfew to tackle Covid-19

COLOMBO (UCAN): The government of Sri Lanka government imposed a police curfew in several areas,…

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A migrant worker pulls his handcart loaded with spices through a traffic jam at a wholesale market in New Delhi in October 2019. The Church in India has been gearing up to face the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Church in India braced for Covid-19 emergency

NEW DELHI (UCAN): India came to a grinding halt at midnight on March 25 as…

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A nurse speaking with patients at the door of a new Covid-19 clinic at Mount Barker Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, on March 17. Photo: CNS photo/AAP Image via Reuters
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Australia’s bishops cancel Masses in response to Covid-19 threat

SYDNEY (CNS): Catholic dioceses in Australia began cancelling Masses as the government limited indoor gatherings…

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View of Yangon from Sakura Tower to the south. Photo: Modulo/CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)
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Covid-19 coronavirus almost spares Myanmar

MANDALAY (UCAN): On March 23, Myanmar’s ministry of health and sports announced that an individual…

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St. Alphonsus Church (the Novena Church), Singapore. Photo: Cheene Ru/Unsplash
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Malaysia suspends liturgies, Singapore calls off the resumption of Masses

SINGAPORE (UCAN):  Archbishop William Goh of Singapore, announced in a March 12 circular that the…

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