• Asian Churches Promote Hope and Compassion During Pandemic

    Jun 12, 2020
    The Catholic Church in Asia works closely with national and local government agencies, in observance of precautionary norms, in the fight against the virus, in the care of the sick. The emergency has generated an innovation in the ministry of the Church, with the widespread use of technology to streamline prayer and worship.
  • Cardinal Turkson: Pay attention to subtle pastoral needs of the faithful

    Jun 12, 2020
    Apart from feeding those vulnerable, there are other subtle issues (connected with COVID-19) such as stigma. It is not talked about much, but for example, in South Africa, it is a concern. People are thrown out of their houses because they are suspected of having COVID-19, and there is the fear that they will infect others. Stigma is something that we are also dealing with as a dicastery.