Salvaging circuit boards from discarded computer monitors in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Vatican

Economy without ethics leads to throwaway culture pope warns

VATICAN (CNS): An economic system lacking any ethics leads to a throwaway culture of consumption…

Continue Reading...
People lined up to pay floral tribute in memory of Alex Chow Tse-lok.
Posted in Hong Kong

Thousands mourn dead student

HONG KONG (SE): Thousands of people attended a prayer service at Chater Garden, Central, on…

Continue Reading...
Father Lee celebrating the silver jubilee of his priestly ordination.
Posted in Hong Kong

Fifty years of priestly ministry through the press

HONG KONG (SE): Father Louis Lee Kwok-hung, the former editor of the Catholic Truth Society…

Continue Reading...
Nuns join a candlelit march in Manila on November 5 protesting alleged attacks against Church workers and human rights activists. Photo: UCAN/Jire Carreon
Posted in Asia

Philippine military tags Church and aid groups as ‘communist fronts’

MANILA (UCAN): Some 18 Church and humanitarian groups in the Philippines were declared communist fronts…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Asia

Bangladesh rushes aid to victims of deadly cyclone

Dhaka (UCAN): Caritas is among the aid agencies joining the government of Bangladesh in rushing…

Continue Reading...