CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 20 May 2017

Traffickers in sea rescues
VATICAN (SE): L’Osservatore Romano expressed dismay on April 28 when the prosecutor in Catania, Carmelo Zuccaro, revealed that some organisations involved in migrant-rescue operations in the Mediterranean might be...

HONG KONG (UCAN): While an international gathering held in Manila in the first week of May on different perspectives of the illegal drug trade generated a lot of heat, not much light emanated from the sometimes caustic accusations that were slung at each other by the delegates.
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SEOUL (UCAN): Seoul is over the moon with what was termed a landslide victory for presidential candidate Moon Jae-in, from the Democratic Party of Korea.
 
Moon gleaned 41 per cent of the popular vote, while his nearest rival, the conservative Hong Jun-pyo, could...

JAKARTA (SE): The Indonesian Catholic Students Association has called on police in Jakarta to process a complaint it filed against the Islamic cleric, Muhammad Rizieq Syihab.
 
It is maintaining that since the former Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja...

 

FATIMA (SE): Pope Francis arrived at Fatima in Portugal under threatening skies late in the afternoon of May 12. His mission was a pilgrimage. He stressed that he was coming on pilgrimage and in the same spirit, he invited people all over the world to join him on his travels...