Asia

Jeannine Guthrie January 17, 2019
In 1983, Sri Lanka descended into a bitter and prolonged ethnic conflict. Harry Miller, S.J., then almost 60, was thrust into a new role as witness, advocate, intermediary and protector not only for his students but for anyone in Batticaloa who sought his help.
Catholic News Service December 26, 2018
Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to help determine the greatest needs of survivors of Indonesia's Dec. 22 tsunami.
"They shared the belief that this step will help relations between the two sides grow and develop further," said the statement, released Dec. 20.
The National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers has counted more than 2,600 cases of dead or missing Indonesian migrants since 2014.
 Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, president of the India bishops' conference, attends a news conference to discuss the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 9. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell October 31, 2018
The issues that concern young Asians are different from those of their counterparts in the West, the Indian cardinal said.
Gerard O’Connell October 31, 2018
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Catholic mother of five.