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Baucau is the second-largest city in East Timor, after Dili, the capital, which lies 122 km east of Dili. Baucau has about 16,000 inhabitants, and is the capital of Baucau, located in the eastern part of the country. In the times of Portuguese Timor, Baucau was called Vila...
In a land area of 30,594.90 square kilometers, the diocesan territory covers northern central provinces of Ha Tinh, Nghe An and Quang Binh. The diocese is surrounded by Thanh Hoa province in the north, the sea in the east, Quang Tri province in the south and Laos in the west. Ha Tinh province's...
Vietnamese cathedral offered sanctuary to slain president

Vietnamese cathedral offered sanctuary to slain president

Pakistani Church preserves the relic of miraculous Portuguese saint

Pakistani Church preserves the relic of miraculous Portuguese saint

St. Joseph Cathedral of Kuching bears legacy of independence heroes

St. Joseph Cathedral of Kuching bears legacy of independence heroes

Japanese Church with a famed statue of weeping Virgin Mary

Japanese Church with a famed statue of weeping Virgin Mary

India’s minorities get the raw deal in budget allocations
India’s minorities get the raw deal in budget allocations

Modi government slashes funds of the Ministry of Minority Affairs by 38 percent for the next fiscal

US panel nominates Cardinal Zen, Jimmy Lai for Nobel
US panel nominates Cardinal Zen, Jimmy Lai for Nobel

The six nominees announced by the parliamentary commission on China are 'ardent champions' of human rights in Hong Kong

After pope's call for peace, violence hits east DR Congo
After pope's call for peace, violence hits east DR Congo

Conflict continued during the pope's visit, while attacks by armed groups also claimed the lives of civilians in the east

Pope takes peace mission to South Sudan
Pope takes peace mission to South Sudan

Pope Francis is due to wind up his trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and arrive in South Sudan on Feb. 3

Indian Church's liturgical dispute reaches court
Indian Church's liturgical dispute reaches court

Parishioners seek to reopen St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica which remains closed after clashes over uniform mode of Mass

Vietnam Catholics hail initiative to save marriages
Vietnam Catholics hail initiative to save marriages

Jesuit Father Peter Chu Quang Minh founded the Marriage-Family Enrichment Program in the US in 1987

Myanmar people observe ‘silent protest’ as the world looks away
Myanmar people observe ‘silent protest’ as the world looks away

Protesters in Myanmar marked the second anniversary of the military coup with a “silent strike.” Christians joined prayers for peace in the conflict-torn nation.

 Marian flower festival returns in the Philippines
Marian flower festival returns in the Philippines

Baguio's Panagbenga floral fest, which thanks Mary for the past year’s harvest, is back after a three-year Covid-19 hiatus

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