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by Jose Torres Jr. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Aug 24, 2021 / 10:03 am Catholics in Sri Lanka wore black and hoisted black flags on Saturday to show their indignation over what they see as the government’s failure to respond adequately the 2019 Easter Sunday attack on churches. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith

by Christine Rousselle, Jose Torres Jr. Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 19, 2021 / 10:21 am Numerous Christian aid organizations and leaders have spoken about the imminent threat to the Christian community in Afghanistan after the country fell to the Taliban. Afghanistan is over 99% Muslim, with the majority being Sunni. There

by Jose Torres Jr. Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 17, 2021 / 13:01 pm A Jesuit priest stranded in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover of the country said the situation is “changing” and “chaotic.” “The way the situation is changing in the country, it is anyone’s imagination,” said Father Jerome Sequeira, head

by Jose Torres Jr. Manila, Philippines, Jul 27, 2021 / 12:55 pm Philippine Catholic bishops congratulated the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, not only for her victory but for her show of faith and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Diaz’s triumph came in the women’s 55-kilogram