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Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines lists online Masses

HONG KONG (SE): Tthe Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines published a list of online…

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Metro Manila quarantined and Masses suspended as Covid-19 cases hit 100
Tourists wear face masks while walking around Manila. Photo: UCAN/Joe Torres

MANILA (SE): In a bid to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, Metro Manila was put into lockdown mode on March 14 Read more

Pope Francis entrusts world threatened by Covid-19 pandemic to Mary

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis entrusted to Jesus' mother the suffering and anguish of millions of people affected by the Covid-19 Read more

‘Sue us’ Duterte spokesperson told after criticising pastoral letter
Bishop Pabillo says clergy have a right to free speech. Photo: UCAN

MANILA (CNS): Bishop Broderick Pabillo, apostolic administrator of the archdiocese of Manila, defended a recent pastoral letter issued by the Read more

Duterte’s SONA address less than inspiring

MANILA (SE): On July 27, Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) spending about Read more

Philippine police disturb Mass at Quiapo church to grab publicity material
Quiapo Church. Photo: Public domain

MANILA (UCAN): Video footage showed at least two policemen accosting churchgoers at at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, Read more

Bishop of Baguio has ax to grind over tree felling
Bishop Victor Bendico. Photo: UCAN

BAGUIO (UCAN): Bishop Victor Bendico of Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines, called the felling of 54 fully grown Read more

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Mass for Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Hong Kong, livestream, June 21, 9.30am (GMT +8)

Broadcast from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Related articles Pag-ibig para sa Langit! Ang…

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Pag-ibig para sa Langit!

Ang umiibig sa ama o sa ina nang higit sa akin ay hindi karapat-dapat sa akin. At ang umiibig sa Read more

Constant and generous self-sacrifice

Matthew wrote his gospel in a time of persecution. The disciples have often had the experience that, to remain faithful Read more

Mass for Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Hong Kong, livestream, July 12, 9.30am (GMT +8)

Broadcast from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception https://youtu.be/4Fo5xH4hGeo

Mass for Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Hong Kong, livestream, July 5, 9.30am (GMT +8)

Broadcast from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception https://youtu.be/HKiLZHFWkwk

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Father Astorino MM
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Father Robert Astorino, founder of UCAN, dies in US

MARYKNOLL (UCAN): Maryknoll Father Robert Astorino, founder of UCANews and its executive director for 30 years, died…

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Priest who lived the option for the poor goes to eternal rest

Father Adam Gudalefsky HONG KONG (SE): The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers (MM) announced that Father Adam Gudalefsky MM, who was Read more

Hong Kong bids farewell to its liturgy professor

HONG KONG (SE): Maryknoll Father John Francis Ahearn, who served the Church in Hong Kong for almost five decades as Read more

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Reverend Pun was ordained deacon in Rome in 2019.
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Salesian to be ordained to priesthood in early July

HONG KONG (SE): Salesian deacon, Reverend Anthony Pun Ming-chi, will be ordained a priest at…

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Salesian Missionary Anthony Pun Ming-chi is ordained priest
Deacon Anthony Pun Ming-chi is ordained a priest through the Imposition of Hands of Cardinal John Tong Hon. - Photo: Kung Kao Po

HONG KONG (SE): Salesian Deacon Anthony Pun Ming-chi, is ordained a priest through the Imposition of Hands of Cardinal John Read more

Hong Kong welcomes new priest in the new year
The imposition of hands by Bishop Ha and Cardinal Tong, together with other priests of the diocese, during Father Yan’s ordination on January 4.

Previous Next HONG KONG (SE): Timothy Yan Ho-fung was ordained a priest at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Caine Road, Read more

Video to encourage Maryknoll Fathers in United States
Students hold placards expressing support for the Maryknoll Fathers in the United States. Photo: Screenshot from Maryknoll Fathers’ School website

HONG KONG (SE): Four Maryknoll schools in Hong Kong recently filmed a video to give encouragement to the Maryknoll Fathers Read more

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A protester confronts police during a Black Lives Matter protest in Brisbane, Australia, on June 17. Photo: CNS /AAP Image via Reuters
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Racism in any form is intolerable says Vatican official

VATICAN (CNS): “We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in…

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Book alleges Trump ‘supported’ repression of Uyghurs in China
Two Uyghur boys watch Chinese soldiers standing guard at a roadblock in the city of Urumqi, Xinjiang, in 2019. File photo: CNS/Reuters

As the United States (US) Congress stood against human rights abuses in China, the country’s president, Donald Trump repeatedly overlooked 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

Racism a spiritual virus that must be wiped out
A mural depicting George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 30. Photo: CNS/The Catholic Spirit

VATICAN (CNS): “I would compare (racism) to Covid-19, but it is a virus of the spirit, a cultural virus that, 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

Pope speaks out against racism and self-destructive violence

VATICAN (SE): During his weekly General Audience on June 3, Pope Francis touched on the death of George Floyd from Read more

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