CATHOLIC CHURCH & ASIA
In the America Magazine interview, published Nov. 28, Pope Francis emphasized dialogue “up to the point that is possible”
The deal only concerned the appointment of bishops and not a possible resumption of diplomatic relations, a different subject to be discussed
“No interest or political relationship should prohibit interfaith dialogue and exchanges”
The Vatican statement said "the civil recognition of Bishop Peng was preceded … by prolonged and intense pressure by the local Authorities"
The ruling in Cardinal Zen’s trial can be seen as “a prelude to more legal troubles"
“It is important that we protect harmony and mutual respect and acceptance"
“Hindi lang dapat tuwing Red Wednesday Campaign inaalala at tinutulungan ang mga persecuted Christians"
An estimated 13,000 people have been displaced by the destruction caused by the temblor as rescue workers continue emergency efforts
The verdict in the trial is expected to be handed down on November 25
From tightening constraints in Vietnam to an almost total ban in North Korea, state authoritarianism restricts ability to worship freely
Bishop Chow assured that the Church “has not remained idle” in the face of challenges
The theme of the 458th “Fiesta Señor is "Sto. Niño: Our Source of Peace in the Walk of Faith"