Religious Asia

Five young professionals named Jesuit novices

Five young professionals named Jesuit novices

The new Jesuit novices chosen in keeping with the Jesuit mission of doing things “for the greater glory of God”, are set to enter the Sacred Heart Novitiate in Novaliches in Quezon City.

40% Cambodian children live in extreme poverty

40% Cambodian children live in extreme poverty

The figure could be higher as many children are not registered at birth. Most of them live in rural areas, though poverty is increasing in cities too.

Caritas Manila to build ‘multipurpose chapels’ in Leyte, E. Samar

Caritas Manila to build ‘multipurpose chapels’ in Leyte, E. Samar

Besides church activities, the structures would serve as evacuation centres in times of calamities.

JRS Cambodia celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week

JRS Cambodia celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week

The participants at the event promised to work together for justice, peace and a development that sustains all especially the poorest and most excluded.

Catholic missions inspire young Buddhist

Catholic missions inspire young Buddhist

One of the few children in her village to complete their high school education, Myint Myint Maw, is well aware of the advantages that education brings.

Catholic organisation rescues street children

Catholic organisation rescues street children

Hundreds of children roam around the Varanasi railway station, of which many are sexually exploited by tourists or fall victims of drug abuse, that sees more than 300,000 passengers daily.

Salesians elect new Rector Major

Salesians elect new Rector Major

Father Angnel Fernandez Artime succeeds Father Pascual Chávez Villanueva, who has been the head of the congregation for 12 years since his election in 2002.

Young people testify to joy of Gospel

Young people testify to joy of Gospel

32 young Catholics aged 17-34 planned this year’s rally, themed The Joy of the Gospel, following their experience at the annual SOW programme.

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