- Sep 21, 2020
The fallout from the Easter Sunday bombings in three Sri Lankan cities has reached a Philadelphia parish.
Hundreds of poor Christian girls have been trafficked to China in a market for brides that has swiftly grown in Pakistan since late last year.
Two people have been arrested and an overnight curfew lifted Monday in a Sri Lankan town where a suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church last month and weekend clashes were said to involve majority ethnic Sinhalese and Muslims.
A children’s home in India celebrated its patron’s feast day by pledging to continue to “nurture the diverse and multiple talents and potential of each child.”
Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists.
Church leaders across Asia have expressed alarm over threats to press freedom amid reports of increasing attacks and intimidation of journalists, resulting in growing levels of self-censorship.