A street in a Manila district under quarantine. Photo: AsiaNews
Posted in China The Philippines

Crackdown on illegal Chinese anti-Covid clinics in Manila

MANILA (AsiaNews/Agencies): Authorities in the Philippine authorities identified and cracked down on some clandestine medical…

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Posted in The Pope

Pandemic a call for Christians to change course

VATICAN (CNS): “The Holy Spirit bestows wisdom and good counsel. In these days, let us…

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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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Posted in Region

Catholic charity feeds a multitude in time of lockdown in India

‘Humanity is one—if we don’t support each other in a disaster, we don’t belong to…

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Evacuated families take shelter at Our Lady of the Pillar Church in Pilar, in Sorsogon, after being forced out of their homes by Typhoon Vongfong. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Father Treb Futol
Posted in The Philippines

Rules on reopening Philippine churches questioned

MANILA (UCAN): The Philippine government’s Inter-Agency Task Force against Covid-19 (IATF) released guidelines on May…

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