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Pope Francis calls for the protection of child migrants

Vatican: Pope Francis has made an urgent call for action to be taken against those who profit from the exploitation of child migrants. In a strongly worded message released ...Read More...

Asia Bibi: Pakistan Supreme Court adjourns death row appeal

A Pakistani Christian woman on death row for blasphemy has had her appeal adjourned after one of the judges refused to hear the case. The judge cited a possible ...Read More...

South Africa: Jesuit Fr. Graham injured by rubber bullet is recovering

As the higher education crisis in South Africa continues, Jesuit Fr. Graham Pugin was Monday injured by a rubber bullet. Fr Graham Pugin S.J., who was injured on the ...Read More...

Thai King Bhumibol, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies: Royal Palace

Bangkok: Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was the world’s longest-reigning monarch, died in hospital on Thursday, the palace said in an announcement. He was 88. King Bhumibol reigned for ...Read More...

Asia Bibi – Call for prayers ahead of Supreme Court execution verdict

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will decide this Thursday (October 13) whether to approve the execution of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who is has been convicted of blasphemy. Release International, which ...Read More...

Lawyers ‘threatened’ in boy’s Kaaba ‘blasphemy’ case

Lawyers representing a 16-year-old Pakistani Christian boy accused of blasphemy for ‘liking’ a photo posted on Facebook have reported being intimidated by the complainant’s supporters as they made their ...Read More...

Albanian priest who moved the Pope to be named Cardinal

Rome: The Albanian priest whose testimony moved Pope Francis to tears in 2014 is one of the 17 international bishops and priests the Pope will elevate to the College ...Read More...

Father’s last embrace saved 3-year-old daughter in building collapse

Beijing: A little girl protected by the embrace of her dead father was the last survivor pulled out of the rubble of collapsed multi-storey buildings in China, reports said ...Read More...

China’s ‘disgraceful’ human rights record gets worse every year

Washington: China’s “utterly disgraceful” human rights record is not just bad, it’s getting worse every year, a new Congressional report has warned. “The Chinese government’s human rights record is ...Read More...

Bangladesh, Malaysia get new cardinals

Asia gets three cardinals, none from India or the PhilippinesRead More...
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