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Pope Francis meets President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Vatican, May 28, 2016.

Pope Francis meets with Singapore's president at the Vatican

May 28, 2016

On Saturday, Pope Francis met with the president of the Republic of Singapore, marking 35 years of diplomatic relations between... Read more

(L-R) Fr. Paul Shie, Fr. Arin Sugit, Bishop Cornelius Sim, and Fr. Robert Leong serve the roughly 20,000 Catholics who live in Brunei.

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

Nov 3, 2013

Although it is one of the youngest and smallest “dioceses” in southeast Asia, the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei is a... Read more

Catholics take part in a candle-lit procession at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Yangon, Myanmar.

Religious liberty threats pose 'real danger' in Indonesia, Burma

Sep 19, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The persecution of religious minorities in both Indonesia and Burma pose dangers not only to the two countries, but to... Read more