The US bishops will discuss rising violence at their plenary meeting next month.
Thai bishops have urged the faithful to pray for a year for the country’s late king.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has said that being abused by a priest as a child shaped his whole political outlook.
Fr Bernardo Cervellera defends AsiaNews against the “self-appointed ‘infallible interpreters’ of the Pope”.
And Russian Orthodox faithful have given Patriarch Kirill a “bat-eared” puppy during his visit to London.
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