Indonesian children celebrate National Children's Day on July 23 in an activity held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry
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Pandemic brings added misery for Indonesian children

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than half of Indonesia’s almost 80 million children have been the target…

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Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers in fighting the granting of Read more

Public Mass to restart in Indonesia
St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of June after local authorities began Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Bible app banned in Indonesia
The Bible application that was in the Minangkabau language on Google Play has been removed following a protest by the governor of West Sumatra province. Photo: supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): A smartphone app, Kitab Suci Injil Minangkabau (The Bible in Minangkabau Language), that allows members of the Indonesian Read more

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Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers…

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Bishops call for mandatory supply chain due diligence
Medical supplies donated by the United Arab Emirates are unloaded from an aircraft in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 6. Photo: CNS/Reuters

WASHINGTON (CNS): As a consequence of the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, “particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of the crisis Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Public Mass to restart in Indonesia
St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of June after local authorities began Read more

Bible app banned in Indonesia
The Bible application that was in the Minangkabau language on Google Play has been removed following a protest by the governor of West Sumatra province. Photo: supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): A smartphone app, Kitab Suci Injil Minangkabau (The Bible in Minangkabau Language), that allows members of the Indonesian Read more

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Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied
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Papuan priests join in denouncing racism

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have…

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End racism toward refugees Cardinal Bo says
A young Rohingya refugee carries a child while walking at a camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: CNS photo/Reuters

MANDALAY (UCAN): Charles Cardinal Bo of Yangon, president of the Federation of Asians Bishops’ Conferences (FABC), called on Asian leaders Read more

‘Daddy changed the world’

IT IS HALF way through 2020 and what a year it has turned out to be! Our society grapples with Read more

Death of George Floyd an ugly reminder for Africans
A mural depicting George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 30. Photo: CNS/The Catholic Spirit

ACCRA (CNS): The May 25 killing of African-American, George Floyd, continues to receive condemnation from African governments and citizens, with Read more

The racism that surrounds us
New York City police officers and protestors embrace during a demonstration on June 2, following the death of George Floyd. Photo: CNS/,Reuters

The world is once again seeing the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread to every corner of the Read more

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St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan
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Public Mass to restart in Indonesia

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of…

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Bible app banned in Indonesia
The Bible application that was in the Minangkabau language on Google Play has been removed following a protest by the governor of West Sumatra province. Photo: supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): A smartphone app, Kitab Suci Injil Minangkabau (The Bible in Minangkabau Language), that allows members of the Indonesian Read more

Interfaith prayer in Indonesia for end to Covid-19 pandemic
Cardinal Suharyo of Jakarta. File photo: UCAN/Katharina R. Lestari

JAKARTA (UCAN): “It is our obligation to always pray to God that he will immediately set our people, our nation Read more

Young Indonesian Catholics reach out to virus-hit families
A member of Catholic Youth in Bandung, West Java, giving aid items to a Muslim woman. Photo: UCAN/Edi Silaban

JAKARTA (UCAN): Catholic Youth, an Indonesian youth organisation formed, Adopt One Brother, a solidarity movement where people are encouraged to Read more

A million-and-a-half Indonesians face Covid-19 unemployment woes
Father Puspo, of the Daya Dharma Institute, with Father Fredy Rante Taruk, left, executive director of Caritas Indonesia, preparing food packages for families affected by Covid-19. Photo: UCAN/Daya Dharma

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 1.5 million Indonesian workers face uncertain futures after their companies closed when the government instructed people Read more

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ at St. Teresa’s Church
St. Teresa's Church

HONG KONG (SE): On the second Sunday after public liturgical services resumed in Hong Kong, with hygeine and social distancing Read more

Chancery Notice: Confirmation for Adults; Rite of Acceptance into Order of Catechumens; Mass for the Newly Baptised

Click here to download the PDF file CONFIRMATION FOR ADULTSIn view of the pandemic, Cardinal John TONG has granted every Parish Read more

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The Bible application that was in the Minangkabau language on Google Play has been removed following a protest by the governor of West Sumatra province. Photo: supplied
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Bible app banned in Indonesia

JAKARTA (UCAN): A smartphone app, Kitab Suci Injil Minangkabau (The Bible in Minangkabau Language), that…

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Interfaith prayer in Indonesia for end to Covid-19 pandemic
Cardinal Suharyo of Jakarta. File photo: UCAN/Katharina R. Lestari

JAKARTA (UCAN): “It is our obligation to always pray to God that he will immediately set our people, our nation Read more

Young Indonesian Catholics reach out to virus-hit families
A member of Catholic Youth in Bandung, West Java, giving aid items to a Muslim woman. Photo: UCAN/Edi Silaban

JAKARTA (UCAN): Catholic Youth, an Indonesian youth organisation formed, Adopt One Brother, a solidarity movement where people are encouraged to Read more

Livelihood and people before profits Indonesian lawmakers told

JAKARTA (UCAN): Priests and advocates in Indonesia are seeking the support of the nation’s lawmakers in fighting the granting of Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Public Mass to restart in Indonesia
St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of June after local authorities began Read more

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