Bishop Ha and others attempting to negotiate with the police as they seek to enter the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the early hours of November 18. Photo: Justice and Peace Commission
Posted in Hong Kong

Appeals for restraint as protest violence spreads to university campuses

HONG KONG (SE): At the time of going to press, some 100 die-hard protesters still…

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Solve fundamental issues to end protests Bishop Ha urges

Bishop Ha thanking frontliners in the fight against Covid-19 via a video message. Photo: Screenshot/The Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Marriage Read more

Hong Kong government urged to stop arrests
Protestors in black fill all the lanes of Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay, during the massive annual July 1 protest rally in 2019.

HONG KONG (SE): The diocesan Justice and Peace Commission issued a statement on April 18 demanding the Hong Kong government to Read more

Rights groups protest arrest of Hong Kong democracy advocates

HONG KONG (UCAN): Hong Kong’s Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), reiterated its determination to work for democracy after police arrested Read more

Cleaners ill equipped to clear up tear gas residue survey finds
The Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs released a survey report on the protection of outsourced workers assigned to remove tear gas residue during a press conference on January 16.

HONG KONG (SE): The Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs pointed out in a survey that the majority of street cleaners Read more

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The Caritas mini-bazaar at St. Teresa’s parish, Prince Edward Road, on November 17.
Posted in Hong Kong

Caritas Bazaars change format in light of social unrest

HONG KONG (SE): The ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong, triggered by the now-withdrawn extradition…

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Most respondents did not benefit from government help survey finds
Cleaning workers at a refuse collection point receiving face masks from the Diocesan Commission for Labour Affairs in February.

HONG KONG (SE): A recent survey carried out by the Caritas Community Development Service showed that most respondents did not Read more

Lack of jobs and masks strains Hong Kong’s grassroots
Street cleaners. Photo: Robi Gallardo

HONG KONG (SE): A recent survey on grassroots families by Caritas Community Development Service showed that over half of the Read more

Long serving Jesuit goes to eternal rest

HONG KONG (SE): Jesuit Father Pierfilippo Guglielminetti who served the Church in Hong Kong for over three decades died on Read more

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Father Peter Leung, left speaking to parishioners and the press on November 11.
Posted in Hong Kong

Church expresses regrets over arrests at parish

HONG KONG (SE): The Holy Cross parish in Shau Kei Wan, made an apology for…

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Solve fundamental issues to end protests Bishop Ha urges

Bishop Ha thanking frontliners in the fight against Covid-19 via a video message. Photo: Screenshot/The Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Marriage Read more

Hong Kong government urged to stop arrests
Protestors in black fill all the lanes of Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay, during the massive annual July 1 protest rally in 2019.

HONG KONG (SE): The diocesan Justice and Peace Commission issued a statement on April 18 demanding the Hong Kong government to Read more

Rights groups protest arrest of Hong Kong democracy advocates

HONG KONG (UCAN): Hong Kong’s Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), reiterated its determination to work for democracy after police arrested Read more

Cleaners ill equipped to clear up tear gas residue survey finds
The Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs released a survey report on the protection of outsourced workers assigned to remove tear gas residue during a press conference on January 16.

HONG KONG (SE): The Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs pointed out in a survey that the majority of street cleaners Read more

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Pope Francis greets Father Guillermo Marco, Muslim leader, Omar Abboud, and Rabbi Daniel Goldman, co-presidents of the Argentine Institute for Interreligious Dialogue, on November 18 in the apostolic palace of the Vatican. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
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Pope calls religious fundamentalism a plague

VATICAN (CNS): Interreligious dialogue is an important way to counter fundamentalist groups as well as…

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Understanding the style of the pope

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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

Pope advances five sainthood causes

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes five people. In a July 10 meeting with Giovanni Angelo Cardinal Becciu, Read more

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Are you happy in your community?

Being away from my family, living alone because of work is never easy. It is…

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The new normal way to learn

Now we face a new challenge, A new system, a new paradigm. But Covid 19 can’t stop learners’ dreams. Inevitably, we must embrace Read more

How about a cup of coffee?

We may have a lot of anixieties during the pandemic for various reasons, such as our job instability in economic Read more

Envy brings no good

There are many reasons leading to jealousy or envy, such as talents, beauty, wealth, work performance, health, qualifications, family love Read more

Father, heal our land

What is this Covid-19 that has shaken the whole world in fear and chaos? The virus spread all over the Read more

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