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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Poor people visit a volunteer group for free medical services in Dhaka during the nationwide shutdown over the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/Piyas Biswas
Posted in Asia Region

Ambivalence over easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh

NATORE (UCAN): The decision by the government of Bangladesh to slowly ease its Covid-19 coronavirus…

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Palestinians visit the grotto in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, West Bank, on May 26, the day it reopened after being closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: CNS
Posted in International Middle East

As Bethlehem reopens, Christians uncertain about future

BETHLEHEM (CNS): Bethlehem residents returned to the Church of the Nativity as the holy site…

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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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