Children at a Caritas community school in Sadiq Nagar on June 24. Photo: UCAN/supplied
Posted in Asia Region

Caritas Karachi helps students during Covid-19 lockdown

KARACHI (UCAN): Caritas Pakistan’s Karachi chapter distributed what it calls psychosocial packages among 25 students…

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Posted in NEWS The Philippines

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines lists online Masses

HONG KONG (SE): Tthe Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines published a list of online…

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Migrant workers from Bihar take a truck to cross the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border at Ghazipur on May 16 to return to their homes. Photo: UCAN/Bijay Kumar Minj
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India’s hasty Covid-19 lockdown made crisis worse

NEW DEHLI (UCAN): “I think the government could not anticipate the present scenario. The decision…

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Father Ronald Roberto celebrates Mass in a Manila street from the back of a pickup truck. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Roberto
Posted in The Philippines

Mass celebrated in the midst of Manila lockdown

MANILA (UCAN): Father Ronald Roberto, parish priest of Holy Family Parish in Quezon City, has…

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Evacuated families take shelter at Our Lady of the Pillar Church in Pilar, in Sorsogon, after being forced out of their homes by Typhoon Vongfong. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Father Treb Futol
Posted in The Philippines

Rules on reopening Philippine churches questioned

MANILA (UCAN): The Philippine government’s Inter-Agency Task Force against Covid-19 (IATF) released guidelines on May…

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