Cardinal Tong celebrating Sunday Mass on February 16. Screen capture/HKDAVC
Posted in Hong Kong

Hong Kong suspends Masses as precaution against Covid-19

HONG KONG (SE): Parish priests and the laity in Hong Kong expressed understanding and support…

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The Indonesian Catholic Community preparing to give out masks in Causeway Bay on February 16.
Posted in Hong Kong

Witnessing to God’s love

HONG KONG (SE): Church groups have come out in support of helping the needy cope…

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A server wearing a protective mask delivers buns to a customer through a ramp from a restaurant counter at a store in Beijing on February 12. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in China Features | Commentary

Lack of free speech cost lives in China’s virus crisis

Michael Sainsbury  The death of Wuhan ophthalmologist, Li Wenliang, on February 7 saw an unusually…

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Pope Francis meeting with nuncios from around the world at the Vatican on 13 June 2019. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media)
Posted in Vatican

Vatican diplomats-in-training to spend a year as missionaries

VATICAN (CNS): Adopting a suggestion made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope…

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A deacon prays in a chapel in Wijint, a village in the Peruvian Amazon, in August 2019. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International Vatican

No quick fix for priest shortage in Amazon region pope says

VATICAN (CNS): In his apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazonia), which was released by the…

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