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The Jeonju diocesan territory covers 8,053 square kilometers and includes Jeollabuk-do province. Jeonju diocese was erected as apostolic prefecture and carved out of Daegu archdiocese on April 13, 1937. It was elevated as apostolic vicariate on Jan. 21, 1957, and then became a diocese on March 10,...
The Archdiocese of Davao covers Davao City, and the islands of Samal and Talicud of the province of Davao del Norte. Under its jurisdiction are the suffragan dioceses of Digos, Tagum, and Mati. The territory covers a...
Pakistani cathedral pays homage to Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier

Pakistani cathedral pays homage to Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier

Nagasaki basilica immortalizes 26 martyrs of Japan

Nagasaki basilica immortalizes 26 martyrs of Japan

Pakistan’s Sacred Heart Church is a witness of the historic evolution

Pakistan’s Sacred Heart Church is a witness of the historic evolution

Vietnamese cathedral holds the statue of miraculous Virgin Mary

Vietnamese cathedral holds the statue of miraculous Virgin Mary

In praise of martyrs, ancient and contemporary
In praise of martyrs, ancient and contemporary

Today it is less religious faith which invites martyrdom than the commitment to human rights

Christian leaders welcome Rahul Gandhi’s India march
Christian leaders welcome Rahul Gandhi’s India march

Christian leaders say Gandhi's march can have political implications that could help religious minorities

Pakistan Church leaders deplore Quran burning
Pakistan Church leaders deplore Quran burning

Violence against the nation's religious minorities, including Christians, increases after desecrations abroad

Timor-Leste hero blasted for attending pedophile's birthday
Timor-Leste hero blasted for attending pedophile's birthday

Xanana Gusmão visited defrocked priest Richard Daschbach inside prison and is seen cutting and sharing cake while smiling

Filipinos mourn Italian priest who pioneered catechetical works
Filipinos mourn Italian priest who pioneered catechetical works

Father Savatore Putzu spent about four decades serving in the catechism ministry

Accused Indian cardinal gets bail in land sale case
Accused Indian cardinal gets bail in land sale case

77-year-old Cardinal George Alencherry's appearance in court sparks renewed call for him to resign

French missionary priest appointed Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia
French missionary priest appointed Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia

Father Aldo Berardi has served as a missionary in Asia and Africa for years

Fiery prelate to welcome pope for African peace mission
Fiery prelate to welcome pope for African peace mission

Nigerian Bishop Matthew Kukah has often decried the kidnappings and other persecution of his country’s Christians

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