The Aeta people with their harvests. Photo: PREDA
Posted in Cullen's Corner Social Justice

The greater value of fair trade

It’s a magnificent story of turning un-saleable mangos into high-value, internationally-certified organic mango puree. In…

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A sign posted outside a Catholic Church in Manila, Philippines, reads, “Let us pray for the victims of extrajudicial killings, bells will toll at 8.00pm.” Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International

The coming of the Light

There will have been much rejoicing and merriment at the arrival of the New Year…

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Photo: UCAN/Angie de Silva
Posted in Cullen's Corner

The Real Meaning of Christmas

Christmas is upon us, a celebration of the birth of the most charismatic and influential…

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Participants look at a screen showing a world map depicting climate anomalies during the World Climate Change Conference at Le Bourge, France, in December 2015. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment Features | Commentary

Saving the planet and ourselves

The greater risk, according to some climate advocates, is what Guterres said: that the “point of no return is no longer over the horizon.”

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Posted in Cullen's Corner

Expose evil to the light of truth

It had been 30 years since I was in Helsinki as a Philippine delegate to…

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