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Church leaders, rights activists back Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen as court...

Cardinal Zen and five others are charged with failing to register properly a fund that provided legal aid to pro-democracy protesters

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

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

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

Climate campaigners urge China’s Xi to showcase renewable energy leadership

At the 2021 United Nations General Assembly, Xi made the policy announcement on coal projects, adding a pledge to deal with climate change

Hong Kong Cardinal Zen’s trial has been delayed due to COVID

Cardinal Zen, 90, was to have stood trial beginning Monday in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund

Pope Francis extends a hand to China

The pope will persevere in his attempt to dialogue with China, and, at the same time, China will continue to pressure religions

Report: Pope Francis sought to meet with Xi Jinping, but China...

A meeting of the two leaders would have been momentous; there has never been a meeting between a pope and a president of China

Hong Kongers rush to learn new skills ahead of life abroad

Many residents have baulked at Beijing's sweeping crackdown on dissent following huge and sometimes violent democracy protests

Pope Francis: ‘The West has taken the wrong paths’

“It is true that the West degenerates,” the pope said in response to a question about the loss of values in the West

Typhoon Muifa lashes eastern China, forcing 1.6 million from their homes

Muifa is the strongest tropical cyclone to hit Shanghai — home to more than 25 million people — since record-keeping began in 1949

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