- Aug 12, 2020
A young Pakistani Muslim walked into a courtroom in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Wednesday and shot and killed a fellow Muslim who was on trial for blasphemy, a police officer said.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), evoked the Black Lives Movement, he has called for equal rights for India’s marginalized Dalit community.
Ahead of a major speech by President Rodrigo Duterte, Church leaders in the Philippines are calling for an end to “intimidation and fear” in the country.
Sister Ruth Lewis, who died from COVID-19 last week and was widely known for her work with disabled children in Pakistan, has been praised by friends and collaborators for her “remarkable” work and tireless service to those in her care.
Bishop Broderick Pabillo, Manila Archdiocese’s apostolic administrator, has tested positive for COVID-19, making him the most prominent churchman in the Philippines to contract the disease.
A priest in the Philippines who became famous in 2017 for his heroics during a kidnapping by Islamic terrorists, died on Wednesday from a heart attack.