CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 19 July 2014

URUMQI (AsiaNews): Different government departments in China’s western province of Xinjiang have banned its officials and national school students from fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which this year runs from June 28 to July 27.

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KUALA KUMPUR (SE): Fifty-year-old Father Julian Leow Beng Kim, who is of Chinese ethnicity and born in Malaysia, has been chosen as the new archbishop of Kuala Lumpur, it was announced on July 3.

“I accepted the position...