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Louisiana witnesses the annual Eucharistic boat procession on the Feast of Assumption || SW NEWS || 587 Russia should remove troops from Ukraine nuclear plant: EU, 42 nations. About 42 nations and …More
Louisiana witnesses the annual Eucharistic boat procession on the Feast of Assumption || SW NEWS || 587
Russia should remove troops from Ukraine nuclear plant: EU, 42 nations.

About 42 nations and the EU have demanded that Russia should remove its troops from Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. The demand was made in a joint statement after the UN nuclear watchdog said that attacks on the plant could cause a potential radiation leak.

Pope provides financial aid to victims of Sri Lankan Easter Sunday attack.

In a concrete gesture of closeness, Pope Francis has offered financial aid to the families of the victims and the survivors of the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.

Hundreds take part in vigil to pay homage to Archie Battersbee.

In Britain, hundreds of people took part in a vigil held in memory of 12-year-old Archie Battersbee, who died on August 6 after his life support was removed.

Philippines nuns accused of funding armed communist outfit.

In the Philippines, several nuns have been accused by the Department of Justice of funding the armed wing of the Philippines Communist Party. The nuns are among 16 people accused of sending money to the New People’s Army.

Persecution watchdog says Afghan Christians have become internally displaced persons.

Persecution watchdog International Christian Concern ICC has published a report detailing the oppression of Christians in Afghanistan by the Taliban regime.

Louisiana witnesses the annual Eucharistic boat procession on the Feast of Assumption.

The US diocese of Lafayette witnessed the annual Eucharistic procession by boat on the Bayou Teche on August 15. After Holy Mass in French at the Church of St Leo the Great in Leonville, the Blessed Sacrament was fixed on an altar on the lead boat and taken on a 40-mile procession followed by a flotilla.

Muslim Fulani gunmen kill 6 Christian farmers in Nigeria’s Benue state.

Armed Muslim Fulanis ambushed a Christian farming community in Nigeria’s Benue state last Wednesday killing six villagers and injuring 12 others.

Myanmar’s Cardinal Bo condemns surging oppression by military junta.

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon has shared his concerns over the rising oppression of civilians by the Myanmar military junta. He made this reference while addressing the Australian Plenary Assembly recently.

Nicaragua police compel priest to celebrate Holy Mass outside the church.

In Nicaragua, where anti-Catholic persecution is rampant, police forced a priest to offer Mass outside his church. On August 16, a group of policemen arrived at Santa Lucia parish in Matagalpa diocese to arrest the pastor Fr Vicente Martin.