Father Mukonda said he found the situation at the Polytechnic University heartbreaking as he entered it on November 21. Photo: Boiling Point
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Church people seek to bring peace in midst of university chaos

HONG KONG (SE): During the intense standoff between the police and protesters at the Hong…

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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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A reliquary containing what is believed to be a small fragment of Jesus’ crib. Photo: CNS
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Pope returns part of relic of Jesus’ crib to Holy Land

VATICAN (CNS): With the approach of Advent, Pope Francis gave a small fragment of Jesus’…

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Pope brings in new personal secretary

VATICAN (CNS): While recent popes have kept the same personal secretary throughout their pontificates, Pope Francis has chosen to rotate Read more

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

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People gathered in prayer before the Marian grotto of the cathedral on November 13. Photo: Boiling Point
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Prayers for forgiveness and an awakening of conscience

HONG KONG (SE): People gathered for a prayer service, organised by Church youth groups, at…

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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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Father Francqueville during his journey of prayer.
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Running for Hong Kong

HONG KONG (SE): Paris Foreign Missions Father Nicolas de Francqueville ran 70 kilometres from Sai…

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Domestic worker nominated for Spirit of Hong Kong Award
Rodelia Villar

HONG KONG (SE): Rodelia Pedro Villar, a regular contributor to the Sunday Examiner and a 42-year-old Filipino domestic worker who Read more

Church leaders agree on the need to reach out
Parishioners from Mother of Christ Church, Sheung Shui, distribute daily necessities to the needy in March this year.

HONG KONG (SE): As the Vatican released The pastoral conversion of the Parish community in the service of the evangelising Read more

My best childhood memories

The childhood memories I cherish most are the times I spent with my family. Time flies very fast and the 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

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Protests in Lebanon on October 23. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Mideast Catholic leaders call for peace and stability

CAIRO (CNS): Amid deadly protests in Iraq, a people’s uprising in Lebanon and continued suffering…

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Tagle in peace call as Philippine orders Iraq evacuation

MANILA (UCAN): Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, incoming head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, has issued a Read more

Amid protests, corruption, Mideast patriarchs call for healing and dialogue
An anti-government protester in Beirut passing in front of riot police on December 15. Photo: CNS/Reuters

BEIRUT (CNS): Against a backdrop of anti-government protests in Iraq and Lebanon, at Christmas, the Catholic patriarchs in the Middle Read more

Patriarchs press for preservation of Christian presence in Middle East

BUDAPEST (CNS): Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan, Melkite Patriarch Joseph Absi, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II and Read more

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