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Chiou (Qui) Shenfu, also known as Father Esteban Aranáz, shares the singular story of his missionary vocation, which has taken him from his native land, Tarazona in Spain, to China and Taiwan. Maria Lozano interviewed this priest for the program "Where God Weeps," in cooperation with Aid to the Church in Need. ...read more
Articles from "Where God Weeps"
The bishop of Kotido explains that his diocese is the poorest in the central African country of Uganda. And he admits that he doesn't much like being a bishop. But with his missionary heart, …read more
India is the world's largest democracy and second most populous country, with a population estimated at 1.21 billion. The country is highly diverse with many languages, cultures, and religions …read more
The 41-year-old bishop of Solwezi in Zambia is entrusted with a diocese stretching some 34,000 square miles (88,300 square kilometers). Scattered over the territory are about 80,000 Catholics. …read more
The Eastern-rite Maronite Church, which traces its founding to St. John Maroun, is the only Eastern Catholic Church that never separated from Rome. Instead of Latin, the language of the …read more
Bishop Cosme Hoàng Van Dat of Bac Ninh, in North Vietnam, says he would not describe the Church of his homeland as a "persecuted Church." Yet he states with simplicity that he's sure the …read more