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  • The Church of Orissa is preparing to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the anti-Christian massacres

    The Catholic Church in the Indian state of Orissa (or Odisha), in the East of India, is preparing to celebrate the solemn commemoration of the victims of the anti-Christian massacres of 2008. As Fides learns, there will be a commemorative Mass in the district of Kandhamal, theater of the massacres, in collaboration with the Episcopal Conference of India (CBCI).

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  • A Mass for peace, reconciliation and freedom of faith

    Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Seoul and Apostolic Administrator of Pyongyang, celebrated a special "Mass for peace and reconciliation" in the Cathedral of Myeongdong, in Seoul, to pray for the prompt application of the agreement between the United States and North Korea, fruit of the US-North Korea summit which was held in Singapore. As Agenzia Fides learns, the special Eucharist, which was also attended by Archbishop Alfred Xuereb, new Apostolic Nuncio in ...

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  • The solemnity of Corpus Domini celebrated by Catholics with public processions in cities and villages throughout China

    From the larger cities, such as Beijing and Guangzhou, to the smaller and more remote villages, Chinese Catholics celebrated the solemnity of Corpus Domini in streets and squares with Eucharistic processions that saw the devout participation and gathering of bishops, priests, religious and faithful.​

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  • The Director of the PMS: "Towards new elections: young people demand democracy and freedom"

    "In Thailand we are preparing for elections, announced by the Prime Minister for February 2019: but people no longer believe in announcements, given the continuous postponements of the military junta in power. The Catholic Church, at first, had somehow appreciated social pacification. But now it supports democratic elections. They are necessary for our future. Young people are a driving force today in demanding democracy and freedom.

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  • Acts of vandalism on a newly inaugurated Catholic chapel in Sumatra

    The chapel dedicated to St. Zaccaria, recently inaugurated in the diocese of Palembang, in the South of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, was attacked on the night between 7 and 8 March by some vandals who destroyed a stained glass window and devastated the interior of the church and liturgical furnishings.​

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  • Slovak Nun/Doctor Shot and Wounded in South Sudan

    Slovak nun/doctor Veronika Terezia Rackova SSpS was shot and wounded by three soldiers in South Sudan on Monday, the Slovak Bishops Conference (KBS) press office and the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry reported on Tuesday. “We can confirm that our citizen was shot and wounded in South Sudan. She was taken to a hospital in the Kenyan capital [Nairobi]. Her condition is stable. Our office in Nairobi is providing necessary consular assistance to the Slovak citizen,”

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  • 7th Asian Youth Day to Be Held in Indonesia

    On Sunday, Cardinal Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay and president of the Federation of the Asian Bishops' Conference, told thousands of young pilgrims gathered at Mass in Haemi, Korea, that the next Asian Youth Day will be held in Indonesia in 2017.

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  • India: 50 villages attempt to deny entry to priests

    The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has issued a statement lamenting "sporadic events of violence against Christians in certain parts of India."

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