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
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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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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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Rohingya refugees at the Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
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Covid-19 panic in Rohingya refugee camp

DHAKA (UCAN) Fear has gripped the Rohingya refugee community in a camp in Cox’s Bazar,…

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Pope Francis establishes Covid-19 emergency fund

VATICAN (SE): Agenzia Fides, the information service of the Pontifical Mission Societies, announced that Pope…

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Suspension of activities means cash shortfall for Church in Singapore

SINGAPORE (UCAN): Archbishop William Goh of Singapore has called for support for the Catholic Church’s…

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