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Thousands boycott class for city as new school year begins

‘I will urge my fellow students to exercise restraint while expressing their demands, and not be overwhelmed by hatred. However, I can understand why some protesters take more radical approaches’

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Priest becomes traffic guide to ease chaos

Violence just makes things worse. And this is a lesson that the Hong Kong government is just not getting. It Read more

Pray for politicians to heal ailing governments

Pope Francis said, ‘It (politics) may be dirty, just like any profession can be dirty… We are the ones who Read more

Tens of thousands march to protest against extradition bill
Participants during the rally, many holding yellow umbrellas, packed two lanes of Hennessy Road. The last of the long line of marchers reached Admiralty at around 7.45pm.

HONG KONG (SE): Around 130,000 people joined a rally on April 28, organised by the  Civil Human Rights Front, to Read more

Appeal from the Colloquium of Six Religious Leaders of Hong Kong regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus
high-raise buildings

Click to download PDF here With the speedy dispersion of coronavirus confirmed case in July, much disturbance has caused to Read more

Posted in Editorial

Pray for creation

Pope Francis has established the period from the “World Day of Prayer for the Care…

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Understanding the style of the pope

HAS THE VATICAN succumbed to the pressures from Beijing? Has China managed to buy its silence in these trying times Read more

Vatican releases guide on how leaders must handle abuse allegations
The dome of St. Peter's Basilica is pictured at the Vatican. Photo: CNS

VATICAN (CNS): The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a 17-page document offering a step-by-step guide for how Read more

Pope saddened by Turkish ruling turning Hagia Sophia into mosque
Posing for a selfie in front of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on July 11. Photo: CNS/Reuters

VATICAN (CNS): “I think of Hagia Sophia, and I am very saddened,” Pope Francis said while commemorating the International Day Read more

Posted in Features | Commentary

The politics of amnesty: Lessons from Northern Ireland

The Troubles in Northern Ireland took about 3,500 lives over a 30-year period between 1968…

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Look with optimistic eyes

In our journey through life there are things we need to hold on to even when the going gets tough Read more

Can religion hold a dialogue with communism?
Photo: UCAN/

HEBEI (UCAN): An agreement China and the Vatican signed in September 2018 is nearing the end of its two-year term. Read more

As a new wave of infections hits the city …

I  felt sad when I heard that there was a community outbreak of Covid-19 in Hong Kong. In June, I Read more