Although the Catholic Church is less of a force to reckon with in modern-day Cambodia, it still strives to play an active role in righting undeniable wrongs such as human trafficking, especially that of children.
The Papuans have finally been given the Catholic leader they have wanted for a long time, one who would have a deep and intrinsic understanding of their culture and the particular issues they face.
In mid-October, Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang presided over a thanksgiving Mass for the success achieved by one of the most emblematic projects developed by the Macau Catholic Culture Association, the Living in Faith short video series. The micro-documentaries were watched over 100,000 times on social media, and soon they will reach one of the largest Catholic streaming platforms in North America.
Formerly spiritual and physical caretakers of the leprosarium on Culion Island, the Jesuits are now invested in making huge efforts to alleviate the conditions of the indigenous people of the land.
There is no greater love than dying for another, and the sacrifice of the Carmelites of Compiègne proves this amply. Such sacrificial love, which is rarely seen today, is what each one of us is called to as Catholics.
A Luso-descendant of Baluchi origin, Meeran Breseeg comments on the strife in his place of origin, being the son of a political asylum seeker, growing up in Scandinavia and finding his home in the Iberian peninsula.
The Macau Ricci Institute organized its annual symposium late last week. The event was held once again exclusively in a digital format, and it addressed the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic had on the relationship between China and the rest of the world.
Diocesan Youth Commission Deputy Director Tammy Chio is currently in Portugal to attend a preparatory meeting convened by the organizing committee of next year’s World Youth Day. Macau’s participation in the event, which takes place in Lisbon from 1st to 6th August 2023, seems to be well underway. A final decision, nonetheless, should be announced next summer. The last word remains with the Macau government and the anti-Covid policies still in place.
A young Bayingyi from Myanmar talks about his life in his hometown, being Catholic, the situation in his country and how the conflict can be defused.
The Malang Stadium devastation caused the Catholic Church in Indonesia to speak about promoting harmony at different levels in society, treating games as a medium of enjoyment and not violence, and calling Catholics to a more active political life to initiate change for the betterment of society.