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UCA Asia News - April 5


Pope lauds Myanmar youths' commitment to democracy

Pontiff praises young people making sacrifices as protesters launch Easter egg campaign to show defiance to the military

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PODCAST

Reflections with Fr. Michael Kelly - Tuesday 6 Apr, 2021

Today’s gospel story is so representative of just how we all respond to the presence of Jesus

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Sri Lanka mourns a fearless defender of Tamil rights

Bishop Rayappu Joseph risked his life by standing up for the rights of his oppressed people

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Duterte fails to inspire with Easter message

Churchgoers accuse Philippine president of creating more misery rather than providing hope amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Indian state brings in anti-conversion law

Jesuit decries new legislation in Gujarat as an attack on the constitutional guarantee of freedom to choose one's faith

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Scores dead in Indonesia, Timor-Leste floods

Bad weather is hampering Caritas efforts to deliver aid to victims

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Vietnamese bishop washes disabled people's feet

Bishop Dao tells Massgoers that Jesus' washing his disciples' feet showed his humble service and love

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Karen refugees mobilize on Thai border to fight Myanmar army

According to the Karen National Union, more than 1,000 'political victims' are now in their territories

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Harassment of journalists on the rise in Thailand

Thai government resorts to intimidation to stop media professionals reporting on pro-democracy demonstrations

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Redemptorist priest-lawyer helps poor find justice in Indonesia

Ignoring threats and intimidation, Father Paulus Dwiyaminarta stands up for the marginalized

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MULTIMEDIA

Flash floods wreck Easter in Indonesia

Hours before people woke up to celebrate Easter Sunday, torrential rain brought devastating floods in Catholic-majority East Flores

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Vietnamese Catholics enact Passion of Jesus

Passion play with traditional customs recalls the suffering and death of Jesus

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