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Buddhist nationalists claim victory in Sri Lankan election

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) - In this mountain city that was for centuries home to Sri Lanka’s kings and in recent years has been...

Pope urges Thais young and old to practice faith with joy

BANGKOK (AP) - Pope Francis ministered to Thailand’s tiny Catholic community Friday, urging Thais young and old to practice their faith with joy and...

Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

SAM PHRAN, Thailand (AP) - Pope Francis tended to the needs of Thailand’s tiny Catholic hierarchy Friday, urging priests and nuns to find ways...

Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

SAM PHRAN, Thailand (AP) - Pope Francis tended to the needs of Thailand’s tiny Catholic hierarchy Friday, urging priests and nuns to find ways...

Pope in Thailand calls for action to protect women, children

BANGKOK (AP) - Pope Francis called Thursday for women and children to be protected from exploitation, abuse and enslavement as he began a busy...

Pope arrives in Thailand to encourage Catholic minority

BANGKOK (AP) - Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, part of a mission to boost...

Pope arrives in Thailand to encourage Catholic minority

BANGKOK (AP) - Pope Francis has arrived in Bangkok to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan.He’s on a mission to boost the morale...

Pope heading to Thailand to encourage Catholic minority

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is heading to Thailand to encourage members of a minority Catholic community in a Buddhist nation and highlight...

Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential vote

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense official revered by Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority for his role in ending a bloody...

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution...