Men help a wounded boy who survived an airstrike by forces loyal to Bashar Assad in Damascus. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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The arms trade kills thousands of women and children

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Drug corporations making money off the suffering others
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People sick from the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the Europe, Africa, the Philippines and the rest of Asia, gasping and Read more

United States and China spar over the Philippines
A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain

The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However, over the past several years, Read more

When the light shines again
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It was a happy day for Joshua. He graduated from the Preda vocational training programme and proudly held a student Read more

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters

Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around the world, must be challenged Read more

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Opioid-based medications. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Drug corporations making money off the suffering others

People sick from the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the Europe, Africa, the Philippines and the…

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When the light shines again
At the Preda Boys Home. Photo: Preda

It was a happy day for Joshua. He graduated from the Preda vocational training programme and proudly held a student Read more

United States and China spar over the Philippines
A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain

The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However, over the past several years, Read more

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters

Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around the world, must be challenged Read more

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At the Preda Boys Home. Photo: Preda
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When the light shines again

It was a happy day for Joshua. He graduated from the Preda vocational training programme…

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Drug corporations making money off the suffering others
Opioid-based medications. File photo: CNS/Reuters

People sick from the Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the Europe, Africa, the Philippines and the rest of Asia, gasping and Read more

United States and China spar over the Philippines
A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain

The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However, over the past several years, Read more

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters

Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around the world, must be challenged Read more

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A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?

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Child abuse over the Internet
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They are the two latest arrivals at the Preda Foundation’s beautiful home for exploited children set in the countryside and Read more

Bishops warn against online sex predators

MANILA (UCAN): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) joined efforts against online child sexual abuse by warning families Read more

Human trafficking the most evil enslavement

Human trafficking for sexual exploitation is the most insidious and evil form of enslavement. That is because it is so Read more

Commission set up in São Paolo to investigate abuse complaints

SAO PAULO (CNS): The Archdiocese of Sao Paulo announced the creation of a commission to investigate allegations of sexual abuse Read more

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New York City police officers and protestors embrace during a demonstration on June 2, following the death of George Floyd. Photo: CNS/,Reuters
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The racism that surrounds us

The world is once again seeing the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread…

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Racism a spiritual virus that must be wiped out
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Pope speaks out against racism and self-destructive violence

VATICAN (SE): During his weekly General Audience on June 3, Pope Francis touched on the death of George Floyd from Read more

Racism in any form is intolerable says Vatican official
A protester confronts police during a Black Lives Matter protest in Brisbane, Australia, on June 17. Photo: CNS /AAP Image via Reuters

VATICAN (CNS): “We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim Read more

End racism toward refugees Cardinal Bo says
A young Rohingya refugee carries a child while walking at a camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: CNS photo/Reuters

MANDALAY (UCAN): Charles Cardinal Bo of Yangon, president of the Federation of Asians Bishops’ Conferences (FABC), called on Asian leaders Read more

Papuan priests join in denouncing racism
Father Bunay, coordinator of the Papua Peace Network. Photo: UCAN/Photo supplied

JAKARTA (UCAN): More than 50 indigenous priests in five dioceses across Indonesia’s Papua region have denounced all acts of racism, Read more

Death of George Floyd an ugly reminder for Africans
A mural depicting George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 30. Photo: CNS/The Catholic Spirit

ACCRA (CNS): The May 25 killing of African-American, George Floyd, continues to receive condemnation from African governments and citizens, with Read more

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