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Unsafe vs. can be saved: controversy erupts over 135-year-old church

The fate of the ancient Bui Chu church in northern Vietnam hangs in the air as a plan to tear it down stirs heated debate.

Easter Day bombs kill 138 in attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said.

Da Lat’s communal house-style church

Built of wood and stone, the 50-year-old Cam Ly Church in Da Lat bears features of a communal house in the Central Highlands region.
March 31, 2019 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican

Pope Francis kicks off a red-letter global child protection summit Thursday for reflections on the sex abuse crisis.
February 21, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Inside one of the oldest church complexes in Saigon

The Congregation of the Holy Cross Lovers and Thu Thiem Church were built more than 160 years ago along the Saigon River in District 2.
February 13, 2019 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

34 Bible study students killed at church, 52 missing in Indonesia earthquake: Red Cross

Indonesian rescue workers have discovered the bodies of 34 students killed when a mudslide engulfed their church on Sulawesi island.
October 02, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's stilt-house inspired church is a special place of worship

Winner of two international sacred place architecture awards, a Lam Dong Province church.
September 25, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Pope to meet sexual abuse victims in Ireland as scandal jars Church

Pope Francis will meet victims of clergy sexual abuse during his trip to Ireland this weekend, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
August 22, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over damning sex abuse report

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused 1,000 people over seven decades. 
August 17, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Hopping on and off a big red bus in Hanoi

Get inspired by daring Vietnamese women, reflect on war and peace, mingle with the crowds and experience tranquility in Hanoi's double-decker tour.
July 27, 2018 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Landmark Saigon cathedral asks community to chip in for renovation work

The church has only raised half of the money it needs for the restoration project.
April 04, 2018 | 07:41 am GMT+7

Parishioners stay up all night in HCMC to bid final farewell to late Archbishop

Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc passed away last Tuesday after suffering a stroke during a trip to Italy.
March 16, 2018 | 11:56 am GMT+7

For the love of gun: US couples take weapons to church

The event fell on the same day that students returned to their high school in Parkland after a mass shooting that killed 17 people.
March 01, 2018 | 10:43 pm GMT+7

The pink church with the snap-happy worshippers in Saigon

This masterpiece is understandably one of the most Instagrammed places in the city.
December 12, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Fear stalks Bangladesh's Christians after attacks

Bangladeshi Christians live in fear as Islamist extremism on the rise. 
November 26, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7
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