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DHAKA (UCAN): “Now, the signs of the times demand that Christians need active political engagement to serve the community and the nation better,” Patrick Cardinal D’Rozario, the archbishop of Dhaka, said on July 17.
 

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Share on #BeMercy

VATICAN (SE): Everyone who takes care of a friend or sister. Everyone who helps people daily, in silence, in a concrete way, visits the sick, prisoners, or reaches out to the poor and hungry is being invited to tell their story and post it on Facebook, Twitter, Snapshot, Instagram or any social media using the hash tag #BeMercy as part of the Jubilee for Workers and Volunteers of Mercy.

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Pick a parol online

HONG KONG (SE): Filipino communities in Hong Kong will for the first time be invited to vote online for their favourite Christmas lantern in a annual parol-making competition sponsored by the consulate general.

Vice consul, Alex Vallespin, who has responsibility for the organisational end of the competition, said the online voting is intended to add spice to the activity and drum up interest by involving a wider section of the community in the judging process.

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