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Indonesia President Joko Widodo (3rd L) and  other dignitaries marking Independence Day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, August 17, 2017.

Indonesia President Joko Widodo (3rd L) and other dignitaries marking Independence Day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, August 17, 2017.

Indonesia marks Independence Day urging pluralism

17/08/2017 14:49

On the occasion of Indonesia’s Independence Day, the president and Church evoke the Pancasila to foster pluralism and fight radicalism and inequality.

 

Caritas Vietnam

Caritas Vietnam

Caritas Vietnam helps flood victims

17/08/2017 14:37

A six member team of  Caritas Vietnam visited flood victims in Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai Province on Aug 17, to provide emergency aid to flood victims. 

 

A homeless heroin addict in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.

A homeless heroin addict in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Church expert on gravity of US’s worst-ever drug addiction crisis

25/07/2017 16:29

Father John Stabeno, one of the U.S. Catholic Church’s leading experts on drug abuse, said the nation’s opioid drugs epidemic is killing more Americans than those who died during the Vietnam War and much more needs to be done to confront this growing crisis.   

Zambian Catholics at the weekend, some in traditional attire

Zambian Catholics at the weekend, some in traditional attire

Archbishop Mpundu: The Church in Zambia is on mission

19/07/2017 14:00

The Archbishop of Lusaka and ZCCB President has paid glowing tribute to Catholic women saying that they were the heartbeat of many Zambian parishes.

 

Pope Francis in Korea

Pope Francis in Korea

Korea marks 70 years of diplomatic relations with the Holy See

24/05/2017 12:05

Korea and the Holy See celebrate 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2017: in particular, the commemoration of the sending of the first permanent Apostolic Delegate of the Holy See in Korea.

 

Archbishop Soosa Pakiam - KCBC president

Archbishop Soosa Pakiam - KCBC president

Kerala bishop opposes bill to govern church property

20/04/2017 16:47

The Latin rite archbishop of Kerala, in a letter dated April 15 has urged the Government not to interfere in the administration of church properties.