Religious Asia

‘Belen’ exhibit in Philippines open to public

‘Belen’ exhibit in Philippines open to public

Dubbed “Halina sa Sabsaban,” the exhibit forms part of the private collection of Father Genaro O. Diwa of the Archdiocese of Manila’s Commission on Liturgy, who is avidly fond of them.

Seniors’ home lead pain healing mission

Seniors’ home lead pain healing mission

After some magnesium therapy, 75 old folks were checked for eye problems, said Victoria Baterina-Solis, Kanlungan Special Project Director. Most were diagnosed with cataracts.

Houses of Hope for Thailand’s abandoned children

Houses of Hope for Thailand’s abandoned children

Father Adriano Pelosin, PIME missionary who has been in Thailand for 36 years, in a recent interview with Agenzie Fides talked about the work carried out in the Houses of Hope.

Jesuit brothers urged to attract vocations by being role models

Jesuit brothers urged to attract vocations by being role models

Twenty-one Jesuit brothers gathered in Macau to discuss the role of their vocation in a time when the number of people entering religious life is dwindling.

AIDS hit youth in Salesian care win laurels in Sports

AIDS hit youth in Salesian care win laurels in Sports

The DBCH was the only team from Tamil Nadu state that took part in the two-day event. The team was led by the director Father Daniel SDB.

Sri Lankan Catholics in Singapore create Good News mobile app

Sri Lankan Catholics in Singapore create Good News mobile app

The community’s chaplain, Franciscan Friar Julian Nerius Roy Mariaratnam, who came to Singapore in 2008, is behind the new initiatives — using social media and technology to spread the Good News.

Int’l confab on Augustinian history in Philippines set

Int’l confab on Augustinian history in Philippines set

Local and international experts will be giving lectures on the history of Christianization in the country, Filipinos’ devotion to the Child Jesus and the legacy of the Augustinians.

Teachers trained to prevent substance abuse among children

Teachers trained to prevent substance abuse among children

It was a sequel to the series of ‘Teachers training programmes in identification and prevention of substance abuse among school children in Mumbai’ initiated by DBRC.

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