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.
A Redemptorist priest, Father Joe Maier, reflects on his nearly 50 years as a missionary in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Chinese government recognizes five official religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestantism and Catholicism. Members of each of these religious groups must register before they can participate in religious services.
Fears are running extremely high that at the current pace of infection, with the number of cases and fatalities doubling every two weeks, the pandemic is headed for a peak by the end of July.