Father Francis Xavier Nguyen Duc Dai of Son Loi, Vietnam, distributes food to local people while wearing a protective mask. The area has been quarantined due to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Challenges of facing the Covid-19 coronavirus

We face an immense challenge around the world. Everyone has to realise the danger and…

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God has given and God has taken back his faithful servant

Sister Teresa Yuen Sau-mei FMM In late December 2016, our Province (Hong Kong and Macao)…

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Pope Francis concelebrates Mass with Filipino priests in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica on 15 December 2019, the first evening of Simbang Gabi, the novena of nighttime or pre-dawn Masses unique to the Philippines, in preparation for Christmas. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
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Clericalism biggest hurdle to Church’s inculturation

Father Paul Thelakat Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), issued in early February,…

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Mass is celebrated in an empty church broadcast live during the Covid-19 pandemic in Mumbai, India, on March 21. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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India exemplifies problems facing Southeast Asia as Covid-19 spreads

South and Southeast Asia have a combined population of over two billion people and India…

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The Diamond Princess of the coast of Japan. Photo: Alpsdake/CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)
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An unequal enemy

“All animals are equal,” George Orwell wrote in his 1945 classic, Animal Farm, and the…

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