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“We will also remain vigilant and critical to all forms of corruption, mishandling of public funds and violations of human rights”

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The group called for increased and coordinated pressure on the military junta in Myanmar

Philippine typhoon leaves six people dead

The most powerful storm to hit the Philippines this year swept across the main island of Luzon on Sunday and Monday

Pope Francis decries bombing of school in Myanmar

“This week I heard the cry of grief at the death of children in a bombed school,” said the pope in his message during Angelus

Hong Kong cardinal goes on trial over protest fund

Cardinal Zen, 90, was originally detained earlier this year under a national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong to quell dissent

Pope Francis: The Eucharist teaches us to adore God rather than ourselves

The pope expressed his dream for “a Eucharistic Church” that knows how to bend with compassion before the wounds of those who suffer

Church project helps farmers in Indian hamlet irrigate dry fields

Government estimates show that 72 of the 75 districts of the state of Uttar Pradesh recorded “below normal” rainfall this year

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Chinese authorities allegedly torture 5 Tibetans, 1 to death, for praying in public

The arrested Tibetans were appointed by the local Tibetans in their area to lead religious activities

Christian advocate group urges governor not to sign anti-conversion law

“It is nothing but a dictatorial bill,” read a letter from the Reverend Ferdinand Kittle Foundation

An open letter to Asian bishops

We need more courageous bishops who do not tolerate the cover-up of clerical abuse of children

Military junta troops occupy Catholic church in Myanmar for four days

The parish priest said the soldiers rigged the church with anti-personnel mines that were hidden everywhere

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