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Pope Pius XI (R) and Guglielmo Marconi (2nd from L) at the inauguration of Vatican Radio in 1931.

Pope Pius XI (R) and Guglielmo Marconi (2nd from L) at the inauguration of Vatican Radio in 1931.

Vatican Radio’s English SW broadcast to Asia comes to an end

24/03/2017 16:53

Vatican Radio’s English shortwave broadcast to Asia came to an end with its last transmission on March 24, after nearly 60 years of service.

 

At a Peace conference in Myanmar

At a Peace conference in Myanmar

Leaders to meet in Mandalay for peace talks led by the NLD

15/03/2017 15:27

Mandalay, in Myanmar  will host a national-level interfaith peace talks next Saturday attended by Union government authorities and organisations representing various ethnic groups and religions.

 

Cardinal George Alenchery

Cardinal George Alenchery

Asia - Cardinal Alencherry: help families meet Christ

03/12/2016 16:38

The plenary assembly of the Federation of the Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC) have been discussing “The Asian Catholic family: The local Church of the poor in the mission of mercy”

 

Buddhist monks pray in Myanmar

Up to 90% of Myanmar's population are Buddhists

Cardinal attacks religious intolerance

18/10/2016 12:26

A prominent Asian Cardinal has hit out against religious intolerance in his home nation, calling it a “poison for society”.

 

Pope Francis, front row, fifth from left, stands with representatives of different religions in Assisi, Italy,  Sept. 20, 2016.

Pope Francis, front row, fifth from left, stands with representatives of different religions in Assisi, Italy, Sept. 20, 2016.

Asian voices at Assisi prayer meeting for peace

22/09/2016 15:51

Listen to the voices from Asia at the international inter-faith prayer meeting for world peace held in Assisi, Italy, Sept. 20, in which Pope Francis participated. 

Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

The 10th Ecclesiological Investigations Network conference takes place in Hong Kong from July 20th to 24th, exploring the past, present and future of faith in China.

Hong Kong conference on Faith in the Asian context

19/07/2016 11:00

Theologians and experts on Christianity in China are meeting in Hong Kong this week for an international conference examining ecumenical and interfaith relations across the region.

Bishop Nikolaus Messmer

Bishop Nikolaus Messmer of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan's only Catholic bishop dies

18/07/2016 14:46

The Jesuit apostolic administrator of the Kyrgyzstan, Bishop Nikolaus Messmer died on Monday at the age of 61. He was the only Catholic bishop in the mountainous central Asian country.

 

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