Asia

Gerard O’Connell September 15, 2020
Vatican officials have publicly defended the agreement with enthusiasm. Privately, they are more sober in their analysis.
The COVID-19 situation in India has been worsening; India, with more than 4.3 million cases, is now second after the United States.
Catholic News Service September 02, 2020
In a sermon, Hong Kong's cardinal warns against the clergy getting entangled in the political arena.
A young woman is pictured in a file photo near her hostel in Yangon, Myanmar. (CNS photo/Myat Thu Kyaw, Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell July 13, 2020
The appeal was signed by the more than 40 of the foremost religious figures of this majority-Buddhist state, including Cardinal Charles Maung Bo.
Gerard O’Connell July 02, 2020
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has appealed to Christians and all people of faith “to pray for Hong Kong” following the imposition by China of a new national security law.
Among those who are suffering the most during the pandemic are the Rohingya community, according to Caritas.