Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops
Asia-Pacific
September 22, 2018

Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2018 / 06:22 am.- After the signing Saturday of a provisional Vatican-China deal on the nomination of bishops, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ recognition of seven…
Read More
Indian bishop accused of rape arrested
Asia-Pacific
September 22, 2018

Indian bishop accused of rape arrested

Kochi, India, Sep 21, 2018 / 11:01 am. - Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jullundur was arrested by Kerala police Friday over allegations that he raped a nun repeatedly over the…
Read More
Asia-PacificEuropeNewsUSAVatican
March 9, 2017

More than 200 Korean martyrs are up for beatification

The first Bishop of Pyongyang, an American born-bishop, and numerous priests and laity are among the 213 who could be beatified and advanced on the process to sainthood under a…
Read More
AmericasAsia-PacificNewsUSAVatican
March 2, 2017

Spanish prison ministry offers rehabilitation, conversion and hope

The prison ministry founded by a Spanish Jesuit in the 1960s has had such fruits as a group of inmates donating their own money to help the needy at Christmas,…
Read More
Asia-PacificNewsUSAVatican
February 14, 2017

Indian Christian martyred following shocking punishment in freezing winter pond

A Christian couple was punished for refusing to denounce their faith. The penalty for their faith is beyond cruel and resulted in one man becoming a martyr. In the small…
Read More
Asia-PacificNewsVatican
December 15, 2016

Bishops beg Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte to stop murder

"Christ died for the criminals and the victims. The love of God is for all. Our love should be like God's love. For all, "said Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan…
Read More
Asia-PacificMiddle EastNewsVatican
November 18, 2016

Three Christians flogged in Iran for drinking the Blood of Christ

Three Christians have been sentenced to eighty lashes in Iran for the sin of taking the Holy Sacrament of Communion. The men are Muslim converts to Christianity. They also face…
Read More
Asia-PacificEuropeNewsUSAVatican
September 10, 2016

'Bigger than Hiroshima': North Korea blasts FIFTH and STRONGEST nuclear test

North Korea has conducted another nuclear test, its fifth ever and the largest to date. According to analysis, the latest bomb was bigger than the one detonated at Hiroshima in…
Read More
AmericasAsia-PacificNewsUSAVatican
August 16, 2016

A nation of murderers: Church is powerless to stop drug killings in Philippines

Vigilantes in the Philippines are tearing the country apart by killing suspected drug dealers at whim. The Church has spoken out against these killings, which show no signs of stopping.…
Read More
Asia-PacificEuropeNewsUSAVatican
August 5, 2016

Bishop of Hong Kong defends Vatican stance on human rights in China

The Bishop of Hong Kong has released a document to quell the concerns of Catholics about the latest Vatican-Beijing dialogue. Cardinal Tong acknowledged that some Chinese Catholics feel that “the Holy…
Read More