Laudato si' Philippines aims to create "a grassroots popular movement for the care of our common home”
Preparing the dead for burial has become a mission of a Catholic couple in a parish in Indonesia

How a sacristan prevented suicide bombers from entering cathedral in Indonesia

Cosmas Balalembang speaks of his experience when suicide bombers tried to hit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar

Cambodia’s garment workers struggle to pay debts as lockdown bites

Coronavirus lockdown in Cambodia leaves tens of thousands of low-paid textile workers without income

Marawi siege anniversary: ICRC helps families remember missing loved ones

Beyond the psychological pain of not knowing what has happened to their loved ones, families of the missing have other needs

Watch: ‘Up Close’ in the Philippines’ vaccination campaign against COVID-19

Join us “Up Close” as we look into how one parish church in the Philippines augments the government’s vaccination drive against COVID-19

China, Philippines, Vietnam most affected by disasters in 2020, says global...

Aside from natural disaster, ethnic and religious tensions fuelled conflict that forced people to flee their homes in several countries

Cattle for raffle gets Thai town in moood for vaccines

From next month, one lucky vaccinated villager in Mae Chaem, Chiang Mai, will be randomly chosen every week to win a young cow

South Vietnam’s elderly veterans continue to endure hardships

They are isolated, they remain under surveillance, and are still treated as enemies of the state

Concern over nature loss surging in developing nations, online trends show

The study showed that Google searches on nature loss and biodiversity increased by 16% worldwide, driven by growth in Asia

Under a tree, one Indian village cares for its COVID-19 sick

Some believe lying under the neem tree, known for its medicinal properties, will raise their oxygen levels - though there is no scientific basis for this

Hong Kong’s new bishop expected to ease tension among Catholics

It was seen as a long-delayed appointment that comes amid Sino-Vatican frictions and growing Western concern over human rights

Photos: Philippine church opens doors for COVID-19 vaccination program

The Philippine government has been ramping up its inoculation efforts, hoping to attain herd immunity from the coronavirus disease

‘Community reading pantry’ for young learners rises in remote Mindanao village

A note in the pantry reads: "Read according to what you know, take according to what you like"

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