- Jan 19, 2021
Dialogue among like-minded people from different faiths is of “limited value,” says the president of Asia’s main Catholic body. Cardinal Charles Bo also drew attention to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.
One of Asia’s leading cardinals has said China’s new security law in Hong Kong “destroys the city’s high degree of autonomy.”
Catholic clergy in Bangladesh will mark the World Day of Prayer for Humanity with an online retreat on May 14, answering Pope Francis’s call for all religious leaders to pray during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
One of Asia’s top prelates has laid the blame for the coronavirus on the doorstep of China’s communist government, saying it has the “primary responsibility” for the pandemic which has put much of the world under lockdown.
When Pope Francis goes to Japan, there won’t be any talk of a showdown between the Vatican and a rebellious local church — and that alone is striking.