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Pope’s trip to Sri Lanka and Philippines: 5 things to know

Vatican City – Pope Francis embarks on his second Asian pilgrimage this coming week, visiting Sri Lanka and the Philippines exactly 20 years after St. John Paul II’s record-making visit to two countries with wildly disparate Catholic populations. Pope Francis...

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Catholicism on the ropes in the Philippines

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao's embracing of Protestantism means the Catholic Church in the Philippines has a fight on its hands In a packed function room in a Las Vegas hotel, a hymn to Jesus Christ reverberates. At the centre of...

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Be a curious Catholic – Pope Francis

Curtsey: UCAN Catholics who never have difficulties with their faith are probably not taking it very seriously. One of the common difficulties I encounter in dealing with my fellow Catholics is that they often feel guilty for doubting their faith....

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Number of persecuted Christians tops 100 million worldwide

The number of persecuted Christians in the world has topped 100 million, according to a new report that says even non-violent persecution of Christians has increased, amid continuing violence. “Even Christian-majority states are experiencing unprecedented levels of exclusion, discrimination and...

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Time for Church to Act – Indian Currents

Source: Indian Currents Narendra Modi, who was then the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, used the media and social networking sites with meticulous planning during the last Parliament elections to ensure victory. A select team of professionals continue to manage the...