CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 7 September 2019

WASHINGTON (CNS): Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas, the United States of America (US), chairperson of the US bishops’ Committee on Migration, said on August 23 that he sees “heartbreaking consequences for immigrant children” in a final rule issued by the Trump administration...

ISLAMABAD (UCAN): Pakistani Church leaders and activists have slammed the latest draft bill on Christian matrimonial laws for using offensive and derogatory terms.
 
On August 20 the federal cabinet approved the Christian Marriage and Divorce Bill 2019. One of its provisions...

HONG KONG (SE): Young people from Asian countries served by Claretian Missionaries have gathered in Timor-Leste with the theme for a week-long assembly to renew their commitment as Christ’s witnesses. The Asia East Youth Gathering (AEYG) took place from August 5 to 11 in Dili, the capital...