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Pope Francis greets members of the Rohingya Muslim community in Dhaka, Bangladesh Dec. 1, 2017.

Pope's latest prayer video highlights religious persecution in Asia

Pope Francis has kicked off the new year by shedding light on the plight of persecuted religious minorities in Asia,... Read more

For global 'peripheries,' poverty can lead to online exploitation

While the challenge of protecting children online is one faced throughout the world, Church leaders from Asia and Africa said... Read more

Can South Korean Catholics evangelize Asia?

Catholics in South Korea have a unique position to evangelize, one scholar says.  Read more

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Amid digital media trends, Vatican looks to learn from Asian strengths

The Catholic Church can learn from Asian trends in social media to help build communications networks and advance evangelization, a... Read more

Asian Conference of Secular Institutes officers, in Mumbai.

Secular institutes to explore evangelization in Far East

The general assembly of secular institutes in Asia, being held later this month in South Korea, is committed to finding... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims as he arrives for the closing Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day Aug. 17, 2014.

'Asian youth, wake up!' Church needs your witness, Pope says

Addressing thousands of young people from across Asia, Pope Francis emphasized the urgent need to “wake up” and spread Christ’s... Read more

Mother Maria Goretti Lee's community of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres

Blossoming religious order in France sees global impact

A missionary order founded in the middle Ages in France is sending their burgeoning number of vocations from Asia and... Read more