- May 8, 2021
Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are touting as the best alternative to a new wave of Islamic State group-inspired militants.
A retired judge from India’s Supreme Court says the upcoming Vatican summit on clerical abuse is “very important” and the Catholic Church has an obligation to hold a “correct moral perspective.”
A campaign by the Chinese government to ‘Sinicize’ religion is ongoing, with detention and indoctrination of Muslims in the far west of the country, and the closing of underground churches to the east.
Nearly 10,000 people marked the 10th anniversary of the worst anti-Christian violence in India’s history by attending a public hearing on the Kandhamal attacks.
A leading senator in the Philippines says he will try and mediate between President Rodrigo Duterte and the Catholic Church.
A safe environment policy is to be implemented in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church after a series of scandals have hit the Church, based in the state of Kerala, the Christian heartland of India.
In a “dynamic and fast-changing” society, the Church in India must embrace “flexibility” in pastoral ministry, according to one bishop in the country.
More than 100 homes — including a church-run home for disabled war veterans — were forcibly demolished by state officials in southern Vietnam.