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A vision of Catholic communication

The Chinese Catholic weekly, Kung Kao Po (公教報) is one of the oldest Chinese newspapers…

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Editor-in-chief of the Kung Kao Po and Sunday Examiner passes away

HONG KONG (SE):  Sister Teresa Yuen Sau-mei of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, and editor-in-chief of weekly newspapers of the Diocese Read more

Missionary and former editor of Sunday Examiner passes away at 90
Father Casey. Photo: Maryknoll

HONG KONG (SE): The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers announced the that Father John J. Casey, former editor of the Sunday Read more

Father John Casey passes away aged 90

HONG KONG (SE): The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers announced that Father John J. Casey, former editor of the Sunday Examiner Read more

The death of St. Francis in Sancian and the origins of the pilgrimage
A part of a larger drawing of The Death of Francis Xavier by Lin Lin (林霖) . Together with other works depicting the life of St. Francis Xavier, it now hangs in the bishop’s residence in Guangzhou. Used with permission

St. Francis Xavier died in 1552 on Sancian Island (‮$‬W‮$‬t‮.‬q, Shangchuan Island), longing to enter into China. Sancian is a Read more

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When the Good News becomes flesh

I began writing this piece before the death of Jesuit Father James Hurley (余理謙神父) in Dublin…

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Justice and dignity not the privilege of the rich
Women religious from around the world gathered in Rome in 2019 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Talitha Kum, an international network of religious women fighting human trafficking. Photo: CNS/courtesy International Union of Superiors General

VATICAN (CNS): “The principle of profit maximisation, isolated from all other considerations, leads to a model of exclusion that violently Read more

Country is proverbial frog in boiling water Philippine bishops say
Bishop David. Photo: CNS

MANILA (UCAN): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) released a pastoral statement on July 19 condemning several recent Read more

Terminated workers need help says sister
Sister Demetillo.

HONG KONG (SE): Sister Corazon Demetillo, director of the Diocesan Pastoral Centre for Filipinos, called on employers to offer support Read more

Philippine anti-terror bill signed into law
Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Presidential Communications Operations Office

MANILA (UCAN): “The bill is a glaring attempt to silence critics and destroy any disagreement against the government, and consequently Read more

United Nations adopts human rights resolution on Myanmar
Rohingya refugees play football at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: CNS/Reuters

MANDALAY (UCAN): The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted the Human Rights Situation in Myanmar resolution during the current Read more

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Posted in China Bridge Features | Commentary

Holy Week and the coronavirus

Holy Week and Easter are the most solemn feast days in the Roman Christian calendar…

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China censorship of coronavirus information cost lives

HONG KONG (UCAN): The Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic might have been avoided and thousands of lives saved if China had Read more

China criminalises ‘negative’ cyber content

HONG KONG (UCAN): The communist government in China has tightened the gag on cyberspace with a new set of rules Read more

Justice and dignity not the privilege of the rich
Women religious from around the world gathered in Rome in 2019 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Talitha Kum, an international network of religious women fighting human trafficking. Photo: CNS/courtesy International Union of Superiors General

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Country is proverbial frog in boiling water Philippine bishops say
Bishop David. Photo: CNS

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Terminated workers need help says sister
Sister Demetillo.

HONG KONG (SE): Sister Corazon Demetillo, director of the Diocesan Pastoral Centre for Filipinos, called on employers to offer support Read more

Philippine anti-terror bill signed into law
Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Presidential Communications Operations Office

MANILA (UCAN): “The bill is a glaring attempt to silence critics and destroy any disagreement against the government, and consequently Read more

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Posted in China Bridge Features | Commentary

Development and the environment in China

Environmental problems and the climate crisis gained the spotlight again when 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was…

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Women religious from around the world gathered in Rome in 2019 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Talitha Kum, an international network of religious women fighting human trafficking. Photo: CNS/courtesy International Union of Superiors General

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Country is proverbial frog in boiling water Philippine bishops say
Bishop David. Photo: CNS

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Sister Demetillo.

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Philippine anti-terror bill signed into law
Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Presidential Communications Operations Office

MANILA (UCAN): “The bill is a glaring attempt to silence critics and destroy any disagreement against the government, and consequently Read more

United Nations adopts human rights resolution on Myanmar
Rohingya refugees play football at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: CNS/Reuters

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A part of a larger drawing of The Death of Francis Xavier by Lin Lin (林霖) . Together with other works depicting the life of St. Francis Xavier, it now hangs in the bishop’s residence in Guangzhou. Used with permission
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The death of St. Francis in Sancian and the origins of the pilgrimage

St. Francis Xavier died in 1552 on Sancian Island (‮$‬W‮$‬t‮.‬q, Shangchuan Island), longing to enter…

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When the Good News becomes flesh
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I began writing this piece before the death of Jesuit Father James Hurley (余理謙神父) in Dublin on April 13. I did Read more

Holy Week and the coronavirus
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Holy Week and Easter are the most solemn feast days in the Roman Christian calendar during which we recall the Read more

Development and the environment in China
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Environmental problems and the climate crisis gained the spotlight again when 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine’s 2019 Person Read more

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