Migrant workers wait to cross the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border on May 16. Photo: UCAN/Bijay Kumar Minj
Posted in Asia

Anger as migrants workers sprayed with chemicals

NEW DEHLI (UCAN): Church leaders, activists and political parties in India’s capital, New Dehli, expressed…

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Mt. Fuji from Arakurayama Sengen Park and the Churei-to pagoda in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi. Photo: Reginald Pentinio/Wikipedia CC BY-SA 3.0
Posted in Features | Commentary Region

The Japanese ethical edge

Cristian Martini Grimaldi The counter-offensive in the successful battle against the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in…

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Sister Porunnedam. Photo: UCAN/supplied
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Police action sought after social media abuse of photograph

KOCHI (UCAN): Catholic bishops in the southern Indian state of Kerala urged the state government…

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According to the World Health Organisation, up to one billion children between the ages of two and 17 experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence or neglect in 2019. Photo: UCA News
Posted in Asia Human Rights Region

Protect vulnerable children in Covid-19 era

NEW DEHLI (UCAN): A group of 88 laureates and children’s rights advocates have urged world…

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A Filipino couple exchanges marital vows. File photo: UCAN/Mark Saludes
Posted in The Philippines

No more fancy weddings Philippine bishops say

MANILA (UCAN): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) issued new liturgical guidelines for…

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