Monthly Archives: July 2018

Assumption nuns’ first Asian head focuses on marginalized

Assumption nun Rekha Chennattu, the first Asian elected to head the global Paris-based congregation, says her priority will be to serve people on the margins of society.

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Once hidden, the history of Japanese Christianity gains UN recognition

Places of major importance for Japanese Christianity, including the Nagasaki basilica commemorating 26 Catholic martyrs, have been selected as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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