A parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral washes her hands before entering to attend Sunday Mass on July 12. Photo: UCAN/Katharina R. Lestari
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Covid-19 cluster shock for Jakarta churches

JAKARTA  (UCAN): A member of Indonesia’s Covid-19 Task Force, Dewi Nur Aisyah, said new clusters…

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Priests and workers catch Covid-19 in Indonesian diocese

JAKARTA (UCAN): Three priests from the Diocese of Purwokerto, in Central Java, Indonesia, and two diocesan employees are self-isolating after Read more

Pandemic brings added misery for Indonesian children
Indonesian children celebrate National Children's Day on July 23 in an activity held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than half of Indonesia’s almost 80 million children have been the target of verbal and physical abuse Read more

Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers in fighting the granting of Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

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Priests and workers catch Covid-19 in Indonesian diocese

JAKARTA (UCAN): Three priests from the Diocese of Purwokerto, in Central Java, Indonesia, and two…

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Covid-19 cluster shock for Jakarta churches
A parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral washes her hands before entering to attend Sunday Mass on July 12. Photo: UCAN/Katharina R. Lestari

JAKARTA  (UCAN): A member of Indonesia’s Covid-19 Task Force, Dewi Nur Aisyah, said new clusters have emerged in several areas Read more

Pandemic brings added misery for Indonesian children
Indonesian children celebrate National Children's Day on July 23 in an activity held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than half of Indonesia’s almost 80 million children have been the target of verbal and physical abuse Read more

Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers in fighting the granting of Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Read more...
Indonesian children celebrate National Children's Day on July 23 in an activity held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry
Posted in Asia Region

Pandemic brings added misery for Indonesian children

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than half of Indonesia’s almost 80 million children have been the target…

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Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers in fighting the granting of Read more

Public Mass to restart in Indonesia
St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of June after local authorities began Read more

Covid-19 cluster shock for Jakarta churches
A parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral washes her hands before entering to attend Sunday Mass on July 12. Photo: UCAN/Katharina R. Lestari

JAKARTA  (UCAN): A member of Indonesia’s Covid-19 Task Force, Dewi Nur Aisyah, said new clusters have emerged in several areas Read more

Priests and workers catch Covid-19 in Indonesian diocese

JAKARTA (UCAN): Three priests from the Diocese of Purwokerto, in Central Java, Indonesia, and two diocesan employees are self-isolating after Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Read more...
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Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers…

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Bishops call for mandatory supply chain due diligence
Medical supplies donated by the United Arab Emirates are unloaded from an aircraft in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 6. Photo: CNS/Reuters

WASHINGTON (CNS): As a consequence of the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, “particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of the crisis Read more

Pandemic brings added misery for Indonesian children
Indonesian children celebrate National Children's Day on July 23 in an activity held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than half of Indonesia’s almost 80 million children have been the target of verbal and physical abuse Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Read more...
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied
Posted in Asia Region

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism

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End racism toward refugees Cardinal Bo says
A young Rohingya refugee carries a child while walking at a camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: CNS photo/Reuters

MANDALAY (UCAN): Charles Cardinal Bo of Yangon, president of the Federation of Asians Bishops’ Conferences (FABC), called on Asian leaders Read more

‘Daddy changed the world’

IT IS HALF way through 2020 and what a year it has turned out to be! Our society grapples with Read more

Death of George Floyd an ugly reminder for Africans
A mural depicting George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 30. Photo: CNS/The Catholic Spirit

ACCRA (CNS): The May 25 killing of African-American, George Floyd, continues to receive condemnation from African governments and citizens, with Read more

The racism that surrounds us
New York City police officers and protestors embrace during a demonstration on June 2, following the death of George Floyd. Photo: CNS/,Reuters

The world is once again seeing the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread to every corner of the Read more

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