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Number of Catholics in Asia continues to rise

In Asia, which has 4.5 billion people, Catholics make up just 3.31% of the population, at 149.1 million

Church ‘cannot be yellow or red or pink,’ says Archbishop Soc...

The prelate of Lingayen-Dagupan said the different colors, which are being used by various political candidates, "separate us"

How the Chinese Communist Party sees organized religion

Any organized religion “is perceived as a threat,” said an expert, adding that the party is trying to “create a new type of religion”

Philippine Church leaders vow to listen to faithful during synodal process

Bishop Emmanuel Trance of Catarman said the synodal process should "listen to the marginalized even to the non-Christian community”

The ‘synodal process’ has started. What now?

If we don't put ourselves into the process, it would just be another futile exercise "full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”

Philippine Catholic bishops: Synod must discern ‘signs of our times’

The bishops said they cannot also brush off “the erosion of ethical values and idolatry of relativism”

Pope Francis’ visit to Timor-Leste depends on rate of COVID-19 vaccination

At last 490,000 people in Timor-Leste have already received the first dose of the vaccine and about 310,000 have completed the vaccination

Is there an ‘ecological pathway’ in the synodal process?

The hope of a changed Church is a necessity, from the many scandals and errors plaguing the Church

Christ’s presence in the Eucharist: An embodiment of creative patience

This faith teaches us simple things: Love one another. Be patient as your Heavenly Father is patient

Cardinal Ranjith says Sri Lankan officials out to mislead pope over...

"A conspiracy is being carried forward in a tactful manner to save those who are behind the attack," said Cardinal Ranjith of Colombo

Church in Myanmar ‘tested’ with ‘multi-layered challenges,’ says Cardinal Bo

Cardinal Bo said the pandemic, the military coup, the collapse of the economy, and climate changes are among the challenges Myanmar faces

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