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Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests against mainland China

HONG KONG -- A controversial extradition bill that sparked months of protest has been formally withdrawn by Hong Kong's government, reported ucanews.org. The bill, which...

St. Ann Catholic School in Wilmington becoming global society thanks to...

WILMINGTON -- St. Ann Catholic School, home to students Pre-K through 8th grade, is known for its academics and strong parish community. What the...

Chinese Catholics outside mainland divided over Sino-Vatican agreement

HONG KONG — Catholics in Macau, Taiwan and Hong Kong are divided over the provisional agreement between China and the Vatican on the appointment...

Have you heard? A U.N. treaty, backed by Vatican and U.S....

Catholic News Service The passage of a United Nations treaty banning the possession of nuclear weapons comes at a time when the majority of world’s...

Talk, display make Holocaust very real at Padua

Dialog reporter Woman relates story of being born in China, which welcomed Jews during WWII when others wouldn’t   WILMINGTON — More than 70 years have passed...

Chinese authorities continue removing crosses from churches

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are continuing their campaign of removing crosses in Zhejiang province, and one of the latest was taken from a Catholic...

China urges religious groups to promote Chinese culture, orders retired officials...

BEIJING — A top Politburo official told faith leaders that religious groups must promote Chinese culture and become more compatible with socialism. Yu Zhengsheng said...

Pope urges prayers for China, persecuted Christians

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis asked Catholics worldwide to show solidarity through their prayers for Catholics in China and for persecuted Christians...

Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen seeks whereabouts of two bishops

HONG KONG — Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired bishop of Hong Kong, protested at the Chinese Liaison Office in the city and asked the...

Could Pope Francis go to China?

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis visits South Korea, Aug. 14-18, he will take part in Asian Youth Day with delegates from...

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