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Church in Asia - Latest News
Apr 13, 2019 - 06:01 am .- Catholic bishops in Japan have said they will investigate reports of clergy sex abuse of minors dating back at least as far as 20 years, and they believe many victims might still be reluctant to come forward.
Jan 5, 2018 - 07:14 am .- Pope Francis has kicked off the new year by shedding light on the plight of persecuted religious minorities in Asia, asking that Catholics join him in praying for these people and for religious freedom in their countries.
Aug 28, 2017 - 02:00 am .- On Monday the Vatican confirmed rumors that have been swirling the past few weeks about a papal visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, announcing that Pope Francis will visit the two Asian countries Nov. 27-Dec. 2.
Mar 3, 2015 - 04:54 pm .- Asia poses unique challenges to the spreading of the Catholic faith, and the Church must respond by evangelizing through personal encounters, insisted the leading Filipino cardinal.
Nov 21, 2014 - 02:02 am .- Hong Kong's retired prelate Cardinal Joseph Zen said that amid decades of communist rule in China, human values are at stake in all of Asia and can only be salvaged by fervidly preaching the gospel.
Oct 8, 2014 - 07:04 pm .- Married couples in Thailand recently met at a workshop reflecting on pastoral challenges confronting their vocation, which emphazised the role of the Holy Family as their guide.
Aug 16, 2014 - 09:03 pm .- A deep understanding of our identity as Christians is needed to combat the modern tendency to reduce the faith to superficiality, Pope Francis told Asian bishops gathered during his trip to South Korea.
Jul 29, 2014 - 06:07 pm .- The Holy See Press Office confirmed today that Pope Francis will be traveling to Sri Lanka Jan. 12-15 and to Philippines Jan. 15-19.