Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, greets 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on September 21 during the Youth Climate Summit at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Let children rise up and speak

Let the children rise up and speak. That is what is now happening across the…

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Father Shay Cullen
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment

People, forests, climate under siege

We humans yearn for peace and an end to war. We are the most powerful and aggressive species that dominates the environment and we are destroying it

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The street boys of St. Teresa of Calcutta

After our medical mission to the lepers of Calcutta and cutting flesh, dressing wounds and…

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In praise of fair trade dried mangoes

There was great happiness in the villages of the Zambales and Mindanao mountains this year-…

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Posted in Cullen's Corner Features | Commentary

Selling children to the sex trade

Human trafficking is the most widespread crime against persons and is the third biggest earning…

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