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  • No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

    No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

    • Feb 17, 2020

    In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly half of the pews were empty for Sunday Mass. The few hundred worshippers who showed up were asked to refrain from shaking others’ hands or holding them during prayers to prevent the spread of the virus that started in China.

  • No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

    No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

    • Feb 16, 2020

    In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly half of the pews were empty for Sunday Mass. The few hundred worshippers who showed up were asked to refrain from shaking others’ hands or holding them during prayers to prevent the spread of the virus that started in China.

  • Zen awarded US pro-democracy prize as Vatican steps closer to China

    Zen awarded US pro-democracy prize as Vatican steps closer to China

    • Feb 15, 2020

    Several days after Chinese Cardinal Joseph Zen, an outspoken critic of the Vatican’s approach to China, received a prize from the U.S. government for defending democracy in communist China, the Vatican’s foreign minister had an historic meeting with his Chinese counterpart.

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