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  • India bishops express solidarity with victims of Cyclone Amphan

    India bishops express solidarity with victims of Cyclone Amphan

    • May 27, 2020

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) has expressed it’s “sincere prayers and sympathies” at the loss of life and the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan, which hit the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, as well as neighboring Bangladesh, last week.

  • Hong Kong church leaders divided on protests

    Hong Kong church leaders divided on protests

    • May 27, 2020

    One of the Catholic Church’s leading experts in Chinese affairs has said church authorities in Hong Kong are divided about pro-democracy protests over a new national security measure that China is attempting to pass in the territory, and there is also a degree of disappointment over the Vatican’s silence on the issue.

  • In Hong Kong, going back to Mass could be calm before the storm

    In Hong Kong, going back to Mass could be calm before the storm

    • May 25, 2020

    On Friday Cardinal John Tong Hon, administrator of the Hong Kong, announced that the city will return to public Masses in June – at the same time China is expected to pass a new national security law that has pro-democracy activists already taking to the streets.