New York: Peace gathering outside Japanese Consulate
    A coalition of citizens and peace groups will be gathering in front of the Japanese Consulate in New York at noon on 5 August, to commemorate 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The coalition supports the commitment of the Japanese people to protect their peace constitution by retaining Article 9. It encourages them in their […]
  • China: First bishop ordained in three years
    Father Joseph Zhang Yinlin, 44, was ordained as coadjutor bishop of Anyang diocese in Henan province today, 4 August 2015. The ceremony at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Anyang city was presided over by 90-year-old Bishop Thomas Zhang Huaixin of Anyang. Concelebrants included Bishops Joseph Shen Bin of Haimen, Joseph Yang Yongqiang of Zhoucun and […]
  • Academics protest at impending closure of Heythrop
    Leading academics from the UK and Australia have signed a letter expressing their grave concern at the impending closure of Heythrop College. The letter, published in the Tablet on 25 July, was written by Professor Robert Stern, from Sheffield University, President of the British Philosophical Association. Other signatories include heads of philosophy departments such as […]