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Radio Veritas Asia ‘remains in full operation,’ says Manila prelate

Cardinal Advincula said whether to continue with or to dissolve RVA in the Philippines "will have to be taken with serious consideration"

Cambodia should halt ‘forced evictions’ at Angkor Wat, says Amnesty International

Authorities say they are acting to protect the ruins by moving squatters whose informal settlements are damaging the environment

Thai firefighters battle forest blaze

Since the start of the year 1,730,000 people have needed hospital treatment for respiratory conditions caused by air pollution

Indian priest named new general treasurer of Jesuits

Father Sebastian J Jeerakassery, SJ, former head of the congregation in Delhi, will assume office on April 1

Death toll in India temple collapse rises to 35

Dozens of worshippers celebrating a major religious holiday on Thursday plunged into the stepwell — a stair-lined communal water source

2 new bishops appointed in India

Auxiliary Bishop Rodrigues takes over from Bishop Thomas Dabre of  Poona who resigned at the age of 77

Vatican: ‘Doctrine of discovery’ is not Catholic teaching

Renewed dialogue with indigenous peoples has helped the Church to better understand their values, cultures, and sufferings

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The moral obligation to oppose crimes against children

To lose your home, parents, friends, schoolmates and relatives and be taken to a foreign country is a severe traumatic event for a child

As Ramadan begins, China’s Muslims face fasting bans, monitoring and arrest

Amid Uyghur genocide, new report says Beijing is trying to erase the last of Hui Muslim culture

Report says Chinese authorities order parents at school to sign pledge renouncing faith 

The Chinese constitution states that citizens “enjoy freedom of religious belief” but limits religious practices

Catholic priest says freedom to travel restricted in Myanmar

The number of war refugees in Myanmar increased by more than 100,000 throughout the country from Feb. 27 to March 13 alone

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