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The Diocese of Sibu is located on the central part of Sarawak. When it became a diocese in 1986 it covered the Sibu, Mukah, Kapit and Sarikei divisions of Sarawak comprising the towns of Sibu, Kanowit, Mukah, Dalat, Sarikei, Bintangor, Julau, Kapit and Song. It covers an area of 58,542.3 square...
Gurgaon is a leading financial and industrial hub in India, situated in the National Capital Region near the Indian capital New Delhi in the state of Haryana. Gurgaon has become the city with the third highest per capita income in India. Gurgaon is center for more than 250 Fortune 500...

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Sri Lanka’s St. Anthony cathedral promotes religious harmony, cultural diversity

Sri Lanka’s St. Anthony cathedral promotes religious harmony, cultural diversity

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Vietnamese cathedral holds the statue of miraculous Virgin Mary

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Nagasaki cathedral, a testimony of persecution and atomic bombing

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Malaysian Church pays tribute to miraculous Saint Anthony

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St. Gonsalo Garcia: First Indian missionary martyred in Japan

Gonsalo's martyrdom at Nagasaki with the other Christian missionaries is regarded as the most tragic and historic event for Catholicism in Japan

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St. Pedro Calungsod, Filipino lay martyr and patron of catechists

Calungsod and his companion Father Vitores baptized infants, children and adults, defying the risk of persecution and murder

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St. Lorenzo Ruiz, Filipino layman who became a martyr in Japan

Despite being an ordinary layman, Ruiz remained defiant while facing torture by the Japanese and died a brave martyr

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Church opposes Indian state diluting liquor laws
Church opposes Indian state diluting liquor laws

The communist government in southern Kerala state came to power by promising to reduce consumption of liquor

The continued marginalization of Malaysian Indians
The continued marginalization of Malaysian Indians

Indians are among the country’s poorest and lack a strong, widely accepted community leader

Sri Lankan Catholics help celebrate Buddhist festival
Sri Lankan Catholics help celebrate Buddhist festival

Community service during Vesak not only fosters goodwill but also cultivates interreligious harmony, they say

Alarm over China’s disappearing online content
Alarm over China’s disappearing online content

There's growing concern on University campuses about archived content disappearing due to government censorship

India plans peace steps in strife-torn northeast
India plans peace steps in strife-torn northeast

The nation’s only three Christian-majority states are located in the northeastern border

Christians wary of Bangladeshi PM’s ‘Christian State’ remarks
Christians wary of Bangladeshi PM’s ‘Christian State’ remarks

Archbishop says plot alleged by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is neither supported nor accepted by Christians

Christians take to streets in Pakistan to protest mob attack
Christians take to streets in Pakistan to protest mob attack

Demonstrations held after Muslim mob attack Christian factory owner in Punjab's Sargodha district for alleged blasphemy

Kids get life lessons from pope on World Children's Day
Kids get life lessons from pope on World Children's Day

About 50,000 children and adults gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Mass wrapping up the two-day event

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