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Cabanatuan is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan. Its titular patron is St. Nicholas of Tolentine whose feast is celebrated September 10.The Diocese of Cabanatuan lies on the North Eastern portion of the central plains of Luzon, Region III, hemmed in by Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac,...
The Apostolic Prefecture of Guilin is a Roman Catholic Prefecture that has jurisdiction over Catholics within the Guilin region of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous...

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Vietnamese Cathedral bears testimony to history and heritage

Vietnamese Cathedral bears testimony to history and heritage

Japan’s oldest Catholic Church stands tests of time

Japan’s oldest Catholic Church stands tests of time

Indian Church beholds the memory of exiled Nepali Catholics

Indian Church beholds the memory of exiled Nepali Catholics

Marian Basilica lives the memory of India’s sole Roman Catholic ruler

Marian Basilica lives the memory of India’s sole Roman Catholic ruler

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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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Indian bishops mourn loss of lives in hooch tragedy
Indian bishops mourn loss of lives in hooch tragedy

Fifty-seven have so far died while 150 are battling for life after consuming illicit liquor in southern Tamil Nadu state

Dalai Lama arrives in New York for knee treatment
Dalai Lama arrives in New York for knee treatment

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1 dead in South Korea battery plant fire
1 dead in South Korea battery plant fire

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Hong Kong charges two under new national security law
Hong Kong charges two under new national security law

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The human touch
The human touch

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Church must place disabled persons at center, experts say
Church must place disabled persons at center, experts say

The global experts were in Rome to attend a conference to discuss the relationship between safeguarding and disability

Pope tells pro-life marchers to face adversity with courage
Pope tells pro-life marchers to face adversity with courage

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No Afghan 'reintegration' without progress on rights, says UN
No Afghan 'reintegration' without progress on rights, says UN

Last year marked the start of a process in Doha to consider strengthening the world community's engagement with Afghanistan

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