Loading
Latest news: Asia - Pacific

Cardinal Tagle to typhoon victims: You are not alone

Nov 14, 2013 - 05:54 pm .- Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila has called for a day of prayer and fasting in solidarity with all those affected by the deadly Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Caritas aid agency provides relief to typhoon-wrecked Philippines

Nov 11, 2013 - 05:30 pm .- In the devastating wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Caritas, a relief agency of the Church, has rushed to support victims through the distribution of food and first aid materials.   

Faithful pray in Philippines as Typhoon Haiyan strikes

Nov 8, 2013 - 02:53 pm .- As Typhoon Haiyan – one of the strongest storms in history – hit the islands of the Philippines today, the country's bishops called for prayers to be said for the safety of the nation's people.

Vietnamese youth pledge to journey alongside Christ

Nov 6, 2013 - 04:06 am .- A large group of Vietnamese Catholic youth living in Thailand recently participated in a faith encounter pilgrimage camp there, renewing their commitment to Christ.

Indian diocese goes 'green' at intercultural festival

Nov 5, 2013 - 04:27 am .- The Diocese of Miao, located in far north-east India, is promoting stewardship of the environment by choosing to give saplings to guests at its events rather than the customary floral arrangements.  

Despite small size, Church in Brunei has 'lively' faith

Nov 3, 2013 - 06:19 am .- Although it is one of the youngest and smallest “dioceses” in southeast Asia, the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei is a steadily thriving Church with growing spiritual activities in its communities.

Beauty queen promotes morality in recent interview

Oct 24, 2013 - 12:12 am .- The first ever Filipina-American to be crowned Miss World revealed her traditional values in a recent television interview.

Australian doctor under fire for refusing sex-based abortion

Oct 12, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- A Catholic doctor in Australia could face suspension or the loss of his license for refusing to refer a couple who sought the sex-based abortion of their unborn daughter.

Thai Catholic charity offers aid as flooding affect millions

Oct 10, 2013 - 04:10 am .- With heavy rains causing season-long flooding in Thailand, the bishops' emergency relief office in the country has increased its assistance to those whose lives have been disrupted.

Catholics in Hiroshima mark 90th diocesan anniversary

Oct 8, 2013 - 02:39 am .- The Diocese of Hiroshima is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year with programs for spiritual renewal, a focus on priestly vocations, and an effort to draw attention to local martyrs.  

Divine Mercy statue in India receives cardinal's blessing

Oct 2, 2013 - 04:11 am .- On Sept. 30, Cardinal George Alencherry unveiled and blessed a shrine featuring a statue of the Divine Mercy of Jesus, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.  

Bombay archdiocese hosts seminar on beauty of stained glass

Sep 27, 2013 - 12:13 am .- To promote a revival of beautiful Christian art in India, the Archdiocese of Bombay has held a seminar on stained glass windows in local parishes, called “Windows of Faith.”

Pope Francis excommunicates dissident priest in Australia

Sep 25, 2013 - 02:06 am .- Pope Francis has ordered the excommunication of a Catholic priest in Australia who illicitly said Mass, taught that women should be ordained priests and advocated for “gay marriage.”

Holy Childhood Society celebrates 25 years in Colombo

Sep 24, 2013 - 04:15 am .- A group which aims to foster a missionary spirit among children celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka, with a Mass said Sept. 7.

Indian archdiocese receives relic of Pope John Paul II

Sep 16, 2013 - 02:55 pm .- A reliquary containing a cloth with a drop of blood from Blessed Pope John Paul II will be displayed for veneration in a Marian Basilica in the Archdiocese of Bombay, India.

Thai faithful echo Pope's call for peace in Syria

Sep 12, 2013 - 01:58 pm .- Catholics throughout Thailand – joined by Buddhists and Muslims in the country – have welcomed Pope Francis’ appeals for peace in Syria and throughout the world.

Diverse Singapore parish blooming during Year of Faith

Sep 7, 2013 - 01:01 pm .- Through a special website and numerous events to help offer catechesis, Risen Christ parish in central Singapore has promoted spiritual growth for its diverse parishioners throughout the Year of Faith.

Catholic volunteers in Thailand aid refugees from Burma

Sep 6, 2013 - 12:13 am .- Responding to a humanitarian crisis pushing tens of thousands of a minority ethnic group in Burma from their homes, Caritas Thailand is caring for refugees who have fled violence in their home country.

Catholic college 'delighted' to receive top ratings in Australia

Sep 5, 2013 - 12:20 pm .- Officials at the University of Notre Dame Australia are pleased to have received the highest ratings in excellence in several different areas from the Good Universities Guide 2014.

Mary's Nativity draws tens of thousands to Indian basilica

Sep 4, 2013 - 04:23 pm .- Huge crowds started gathering in Bangalore, India, last week, as the city's novena leading up to the Nativity of Mary began with the city's archbishop raising a Marian flag in prayer.

Ads by Google
(What's this?)

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Synod on the Family October 2014
Preferential option for the poor
God is alive, even in sport
'A forbidden God' named Best Film at the International Catholic Film Festival
Vatican backs a 'Pause for Peace' during World Cup final
The effects of religious violence in Sarajevo 
The origin of Corpus Christi 
Corpus Christi at the Vatican 
Homage to an Indian Cardinal
Train of the Child's Light
New book explaining gestures of the Mass
Encounter between Pope Francis and the Charismatic Renewal in the Spirit Movement.
Religious tensions subside amid Balkan floods
John Paul II Center for Studies on Marriage and Family
Saint John Paul II on cartoon
Syrian Christian refugees
Papal Foundation Pilgrimage
Exorcism or prayer of liberation?
First meeting of Commission for Protection of Minors
Jul
22

Liturgical Calendar

July 22, 2014

Saint Mary Magdalene

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mt 13:24-43

Gospel
Date
07/20/14
07/19/14
07/18/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: Mic 7: 14-15, 18-20

Saint of the Day

St. Mary Magdalene »

Saint
Date

Homily of the Day

Mt 12:38-42

Homily
Date
07/21/14
07/20/14
07/19/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: