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Protesters hold placards during a rally in Chartered Garden on August 16, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.   Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Hong Kong student leader: Catholics should take 'major role' in peaceful protests

The acting president of the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students told CNA this week that he would like to... Read more

Protests have continued in Hong Kong since June 9th, as demonstrators speak out against an extradition proposal.

Hong Kong university students protest extradition proposal

Catholics university students in Hong Kong are joining their voices to the widespread protests against a now-suspended proposal to permit... Read more

Crowds protest against the now-suspended China extradition bill in Hong Kong.

Christian leaders call for dialogue, end to violence in Hong Kong

Hundreds of thousands of protestors in Hong Kong are continuing to demonstrate against the government's plans to allow extraditions to... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun speaks at the Asianews Conference at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

This 82-year-old cardinal says he'll face jail for democracy

One of several leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement to surrender to police after months of pro-democracy protests, Cardinal... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun departs the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

Chinese regime said to intensify persecution of Christians

“We shouldn’t get our hopes up. I don’t see any sign of an immediate improvement in China-Holy See relations.” Thus... Read more

A demonstrator holds a sign as thousands pack the streets of Hong Kong in protest Oct. 1, 2014.

Escalating Hong Kong tensions prod Catholic call for peace

The archbishop of Hong Kong has urged a peaceful solution to current pro-democracy protests happening there, encouraging both sides to... Read more