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UCAN Asia News - Jun 14

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Features

Bangladeshi priest accused of sexual relations with women and girl
Despite police finding that Father Walter Rozario had sex with women and an underage girl, the church has taken no action read more

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Philippine police offer to help arm priests
Land dispute, aiding rape victims, among possible motives for latest clergyman murder read more
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Indonesia's Islamic schools 'unsafe' as rapes multiply
Government to implement chemical castration law, despite opposition from church officials read more
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Verbal divorce continues in India despite court ban
BJP-led government calls on opposition parties to help the triple talaq bill become law read more
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Commentary

Former Bangladesh nun: Anti-sex abuse crusader
Abuse is covered up not just by the church, but also by local Christian society, rights activist Rosaline Costa says read more
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Commentary

The tragic case of Tibet cultural guardian Tashi Wangchuk
Shopkeeper gets five-year sentence after imploring Beijing to better protect Tibetan language and culture read more
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News

Philippine university restarts tribal education program
Volunteers sign up to teach thousands of displaced tribal children affected by miltary incursions into their communities read more
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Critics slate India's businessmen in government plan
Recruiting top civil servants from corporate world will likely be bad news for the poor, they say read more
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Aid rushed in after landslides kill 12 in Bangladesh
Communities living in dangerous areas had been reluctant to move, aid workers say read more
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Musical celebrates saint who made China his home
Society of the Divine Word missionary St. Joseph Freinademetz believed 'love is the only language that everyone understands' read more
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Video

Children working at kiln get an education
Children get at least three hours of schooling thanks to efforts of a Pakistani Christian group Watch this video
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Gallery

Tiananmen Square massacre remembered
Hong Kong people will never forget the awful events around June 4, 1989 View this gallery
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Philippine church leaders stand up against killings of priests
Church leaders declare June 18, the ninth day of the death of Father Nilo, as a 'Day of Reparation' read more
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Anti-Chinese feeling erupts in Vietnam over economic zones
Bishop Hop warns that draft law would damage the country's interests, security and sovereignty read more
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Indonesia put on terror alert ahead of Eid al-Fitr
Security measures stepped up for end of Ramadan with deadly Surabaya church attacks still fresh in the minds of many read more
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India's top Muslim cleric wants govt to change its ways
PM Modi's party seeks to mend fences with the Islamic community ahead of national elections next May read more
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Catholics seek bigger impact in Indonesian politics
Applying church values in the service of all society will see changes for the better, Catholic politicians told read more
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