Category : catholic

Vietnam: Catholic blogger Paulus Le Son arrested

Catholic blogger Paulus Le Son was arrested in Hanoi yesterday during a major police operation targeting around 10 Catholics. Reports suggest Son’s arrest, his second this year, is linked to his attempts to cover court proceedings against cyber-dissident Cu Huy Ha Vu, who is currently appealing against his seven-year jail term for disseminating anti-government propaganda, having advocated […]

Church demands freedom of expression

The fight between the Roman Catholic Church in Mexico and liberal sectors of society continues. A book “The Church against Mexico,” penned by 21 leading academics and writers hit the bookstores in early December after it was presented at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara. According to the book, the church continues to attempt to […]

Catholic teacher fired in Vietnam over website row

A Catholic teacher has been fired in Vietnam for allegedly encouraging her students to access “politically sensitive web-sites”. Read more here