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Prayers offered for victims of sea mishap in Philippines

Prayers offered for victims of sea mishap in Philippines

The boat carrying 176 passengers and 16 crew capsized when it met huge waves on its way to Camotes Island.

Phil church group protests ‘state harassments’ of labor leaders

Phil church group protests ‘state harassments’ of labor leaders

Reyes noted the labor group has been at the forefront of government employees’ struggle for decent wages and workers’ rights, in particular for a Php 16,000 across-the-board salary increase.

Hong Kong Christians join march for true universal suffrage

Hong Kong Christians join march for true universal suffrage

The demonstration marked the 18th anniversary of the transfer of Hong Kong’s sovereignty to China.

Encyclical spurs Phil church’s fight against coal plants

Encyclical spurs Phil church’s fight against coal plants

“The Church cannot remain a passive bystander. It’s our moral imperative to give voice to the voiceless,” added Fr.Gariguez.

Anglicans plan Phnom Penh's largest church

Anglicans plan Phnom Penh's largest church

Construction of the church reflects the quiet growth of Christianity in Cambodia and the current spirit of religious tolerance.

Asian Bishops' meet on climate change begins in Manila

Asian Bishops' meet on climate change begins in Manila

The Manila seminar aims to promote a collective Asian Church's response on climate change and to establish a Climate Change Desk in every Episcopal Conference in Asia.

Pakistan court confirms govt expulsion of Filipino nuns

Pakistan court confirms govt expulsion of Filipino nuns

The court, said that the government of Pakistan, has "the right to grant or deny visas to foreigners".

Church, temple attire dragged to dress code wars in Malaysia

Church, temple attire dragged to dress code wars in Malaysia

“These human tribes are uncivilised. No religion allows revealing outfits,” Abdullah said.

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