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In a land area of 62,103 square kilometers, the diocesan territory covers three districts in West Kalimantan province: Sintang, Kapuas Hulu and Melawi. Sintang district with 21,638 square kilometers has 17 subdistricts: Ambalau, Binjai Hulu, Dedai, Kayan Hilir, Kayan Hulu, Kelam Permai, Ketungau...
Nakhon Ratchasima diocese was created on Dec. 18, 1965, and covers an area of 41,148 square kilometres. It comprises the three northeastern provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram and Chaiyaphum which have a combined population of about 5.2 million people. Among them, 5,721 or 0.11 percent of the...
Malaysian Church’s unforgettable French missionary legacy

Malaysian Church’s unforgettable French missionary legacy

Pakistani Church preserves the relic of miraculous Portuguese saint

Pakistani Church preserves the relic of miraculous Portuguese saint

Brunei cathedral, a haven for migrant Catholics

Brunei cathedral, a haven for migrant Catholics

French saints watch over Vietnam’s Christ the King Cathedral

French saints watch over Vietnam’s Christ the King Cathedral

North Korean defectors ‘discriminated’ in South Korea
North Korean defectors ‘discriminated’ in South Korea

North Koreans face prejudices due to language barriers and negative perceptions of their country, new survey says

Indian taxmen raid premises of evangelical pastors
Indian taxmen raid premises of evangelical pastors

Pastors Baljinder Singh and Harpreet Deol have a huge following in northern Punjab and other parts of the country

Sri Lanka Church to skip Independence extravagance
Sri Lanka Church to skip Independence extravagance

The Church is against shelling out a huge amount of money on the 75th Independence Day at a time of forex crisis

Cambodian PM urges diaspora to return home
Cambodian PM urges diaspora to return home

Hun Sen says former opposition supporters will not be prosecuted, calls such fears 'unfounded propaganda'

Murdered Filipino's family rejects Kuwait ‘blood money’
Murdered Filipino's family rejects Kuwait ‘blood money’

Filipino lives are not for sale and blood money culture should stop, victim's parents say

Myanmar junta extends state of emergency
Myanmar junta extends state of emergency

The announcement pushes back the date by which elections must be held, according to the country's constitution

Pope set to meet youth in landmark Congo visit
Pope set to meet youth in landmark Congo visit

It is the first time since 1985 that a pope has visited the Democratic Republic of Congo

Australian cardinal's funeral sparks Sydney protests
Australian cardinal's funeral sparks Sydney protests

George Pell who died in Rome last month aged 81 was the highest-ranking Catholic to be imprisoned for child abuse

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