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June 17, 2018 4:00 PM We are one with the nation, says Cathodic church

PUTRAJAYA: The Catholic church's contribution to Tabung Harapan should be seen as a gesture that the community is one with the nation in times of need. Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Julian Leow said the contribution is an important initiative by the Catholic church to pay a portion of the country's debts of RM1 trillion. "We are all Malaysians and we are part of the nation 7

March 30, 2018 8:57 AM In Sarawak, Christians mark Good Friday by attending church service

Youths attending the Stations of the Cross service at the compound of Roman Catholic Blessed Sacrament Church at Taman BDC in Kuching March 30, 2018. ― Picture courtesy of Boniface TumekKUCHING, March 30 ― Parishioners packed churches throughout Sarawak to attend the Good Friday service to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary 10

March 29, 2018 4:49 AM Chinese prelate: China-Vatican deal on bishops imminent

Pope Francis leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican November 3, 2013. — Reuters picBEIJING, March 29 — A historic agreement between the Vatican and Beijing on the appointment of bishops in China could be signed as early as this Saturday, a Chinese government-approved bishop said in a report published today. Negotiations 11

February 9, 2018 11:05 AM Hong Kong cardinal says Vatican deal with China 'evil'

HONG KONG: A war of words between a Hong Kong bishop and the Vatican escalated Friday with the outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen calling the Pope's warming ties to Communist China "evil". Beijing and the Vatican severed diplomatic relations in 1951, and although ties have improved in recent years as China's Catholic population has grown, they remain at odds over which 6

December 7, 2017 11:12 AM Pope wants better translation of phrase on temptation in 'Our Father' prayer

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the "Our Father", the best known prayer in Christianity. "That is not a good translation," the pope said in a television interview on Wednesday (Dec 6) night. Francis said the Catholic Church in France had decided 11

November 29, 2017 5:59 AM Catholic priest disappears in Bangladesh before Pope visit

DHAKA: A Catholic priest has disappeared in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday, a day before Pope Francis starts a landmark visit to the Muslim-majority nation wracked by Islamist extremism. Walter William Rosario, 40, is from the same village in northern Bangladesh where suspected Islamist extremists last year hacked a Catholic grocer to death as he opened 16

November 27, 2017 11:24 AM Indian Catholics hurt at missing out on Pope Francis tour

NEW DELHI: The Roman Catholic Church in India expressed disappointment at missing out on an expected visit by Pope Francis who started a rare trip to South Asia on Monday. The 80-year-old pontiff arrived in Myanmar on a six-day trip that will also take him to Bangladesh. The church leader said a year ago that he would "almost certainly" visit India and Bangladesh 11

September 25, 2017 10:20 PM Around the World and the U.S., New Travel Ban Draws Anger, Applause and Shrugs

Different restrictions were imposed on each of the three additions, depending on the threat they were deemed to pose. For example, for Venezuela the ban applies only to visits by certain government officials and their families, while Somalis are barred from emigrating to the United States but not from visiting. The addition of Chad to Mr. Trump’s travel 25

September 1, 2017 7:22 AM Pope, Orthodox leader make climate change appeal to 'heal wounded creation'

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis and Orthodox Christian leader Patriarch Bartholomew called on Friday for a collective response from world leaders to climate change, saying the planet was deteriorating and vulnerable people were the first to be affected. The appeal comes three months after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from a global agreement 6

August 1, 2017 2:04 PM Scaramucci fired after 10 days: 10 other tiny tenures

John Paul I is remembered as the "smiling pope" for his easygoing nature and personal warmth. Just 33 days after becoming pope, he died in his bed in 1978. The Vatican doctor ruled that the cause of death was a heart attack, but rumours that he was poisoned persist to this day. However, the shortest papacy in history was occupied by Urban VII in 1590. He started 13