Asia

Politics & Society Dispatches
Verna Yu March 20, 2017
A draconian law adopted by the National People’s Congress is aimed at preventing Chinese citizens from challenging the Communist Party’s version of history.
Politics & Society News
Msgr. John E. Kozar, secretary of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, said the agency maintains a low profile because it works through and with the local church.
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Catholics in South Korea called for unity following a unanimous ruling on March 10 by the Constitutional Court to uphold the impeachment of now-former President Park Geun-hye.
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The Philippines may reinstate the death penalty after it was put on hold 11 years ago.
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Catholic News Service February 28, 2017
Since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in June, about 7,000 mostly poor people have died in police raids and killings carried out by unknown assailants.
Arts & Culture Books
Cynthia-Marie O'Brien February 09, 2017
The challenge of invisibility is paramount in 'The Refugees.'