Korean Catholic church leader renews call for peace, unity

Cardinal Andrew Soo-jung Yeom urges North and South to engage in a dialogue based on mutual trust, not force

Political speech hampered in lead up to Myanmar elections, rights group says

Using Myanmar’s numerous defamation laws, govt and military have treated almost any criticism of their record as defamatory

Protesters demand ‘return’ of land from Catholic monastery in Vietnam

Authorities have incited people to demonstrate against the monastery, priest says

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